After updating your CM12 on Xiaomi Redmi 1s to Lollipop and other Xiaomi smartphones like Mi 3, Note and Mi4. Indian users are eagerly waiting for Lollipop update for Xiaomi Redmi 1s, Mi 3, Note and Mi 4 version. As per MI stated in their news, the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is on the way to all these xiaomi mi mobiles even in INIDIA soon.

Also Rooting and Flashing on your Xiaomi device will not void your warraty. This is a easy method and you will love it. Let us first talk about the Xiaomi Redmi 1s. Redmi 1s was available on Flipkart at INR 5999 and this phone features a 1GB RAM, 1.6Ghz processor. It comes with 8MP rear camera and 1.6MP front camera. It has inbuilt storage of 8GB.

Also Read: [UPDATE] MIUI 6 Official Released for Redmi 1s

This process will NOT void your smartphones warranty as Xiaomi is fully supporting MIUI users for rooting, flashing and more. Any problem with your device, then those devices are happily accepted at Xiaomi Service Centers.

Android lollipop has been ported to our Xiaomi phones. And now we have the Xiaomi Redmi 1S running on Android Lollipop 5.1.



  • Rooted Phone
  • With Custom recovery like TWRP and CWM

Download Links

Mediafire Link for ROM : link
Google Drive Link for ROM : link
Usercloud Download : link 
TusFiles Link for ROM : link
Dev Host Link for ROM : link
Gapps Download  : Gapps


Install Android Lollipop (CM12.1) on Xiaomi Redmi 1s

Step 1: Download The Android Lollipop 5.1 Rom For Redmi 1S and Also the Gapps file.

Step 2: Go into the recovery mode. ( Volume Down+ Power button).
Step 3: Go to Wipe and Select Wipe data/ factory reset and also wipe the Dalvik cache and cache partition.
Step 4: Click on Install and navigate to the downloaded file in your phone and then click on Flash zip file.
Step 5: One the process is completed, navigate to the next Gapps file and flash it the same way.
Step 6:  Yahh..Reboot your phone by selecting ‘reboot system’. That’s it!


1, wifi: ok (MAC address fixed)
2. Bluetooth: ok (tested Bluetooth headset, transfer files, Bluetooth sharing networks, etc.)
3, the signal / 3G: ok
4, off charge: ok
5, GPS: ok
6. Camera: ok
7, the display driver (gpu etc.): ok
8, selinux: ok
9, sound driver (mic and speak, etc.): ok
10, a distance sensor: ok
11, the light sensor: ok
12, the direction (triaxial) Sensor: ok
13, the video playback: ok
14. Touch driver: ok
15, OTG: ok
16, WFD (Wireless Display): Unknown (to be tested wfd TV function)
17, mtp usb drives, etc: ok
18,3G Data Sharing: ok (tested usb, wifi, Bluetooth and other shared are ok)
19, shock: ok
20, breathing light: ok (you can set the color and length of breathing, support calls flash)
21, FM radio: ok
ROM bug :
1, some software  has no Android5.0 / 5.1 compatibility


Lollipop Update Redmi 1S CM12











Congrats now you can enjoy Android v5.1 on your Redmi 1s. I RECOMMEND you to Flash this ROM AS IT IS STABLE and PROBABLY Suitable as a daily driver. I am personally using this ROM and have no such issues except I mentioned above.


  1. How to get back to previous backup rom using TWRP recovery. It is not showing TWRP recovery. Instead of that it is showing fastboot.

  2. Power off your device. Then click on ‘ Power Button + Vol up ‘ to go to TWRP ..Then click on on ‘Restore’ and select the backup. btw..(just for your convenience) ‘Power button + Vol Down’ is for Fastboot mode..

  3. I installed the cm12 and my phone keeps popping “Unfortunately clock stopped” and i can’t do anything

  4. dude its really cool
    but the their is a inter net problem
    though i have a data bal
    the internet is not working
    please help………..!

  5. i installing 5.1.1 cm12 rom in redmi 1s
    but my sd card not working
    what can i do
    please reply as soon as possible

  6. IT is already rooted go to developer options there you will see an option allowing you to set to which softwares you want to give root permission

  7. My redmi s1 upgraded with 5-1 lollypop but Mi manager is not working. not connecting with phone. how resolve this problem,

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