YU Yureka and Yureka Plus CM12.1 OTA Update
After months of rumours, teasing and beta testing, YU has finally released a Cyanogen Mod 12.1 OTA update for Yureka and Yureka Plus in India. Yureka is the first phone by YU released last year,2015 running Cyanogen Mod 12 currently. Whereas OnePlus One, its other competitor which also runs Cyanogen Mod got its cm12.1 update 2 months ago before Yureka. Since then YU users have been waiting for their phones to run cm12.1.
While Yureka and Yureka Plus users will enjoy their CM12.1 update, there is no news about when Yuphoria users will get the update. Yureka and Yureka Plus users will get their Diwali gifts but seems like Yuphoria users will have to wait for Christmas.
We answer some questions that users might have with the CM12.1 Update:-
How can you Update your Yureka and Yureka Plus ?
The installation is pretty basic like always. Go to Settings in your device. Open About option and check for system updates. If your phone has the update, use your wifi or 3G/4G Internet connection to download the update. After the update is downloaded, make sure your phone has atleast 50% battery and then select Install.
It will take a few minutes to install and you cannot use your device till its done. After that you will be able to use Cyanogen OS 12.1 (build number: YOG4PAS3JM) update on your Yureka or Yureka Plus.
Why is my Yureka or Yureka Plus not getting an Update?
The OTA (over the air) rollout is conducted in phases, it takes time to deliver updates in different parts of the country. So, it is possible that you may get it later. But don’t worry it will be available in this week itself.
How will CM12.1 enhance my phone’s performance?
All Yureka and Yureka Plus users know how much their phone heats up during calls or while playing games. The new update is said to come with enhanced Thermal control features to fix the over-heating issue and also increase the general performance of the device.
Some of the features of CM12.1 Update:-
- Redesigned Launcher: Yureka has a large screen which was not made for single handed use. But the new design is designed for one-handed use. The app-drawer and folders layout has been redesigned.
- New AudioFX: The default equalizer for Cyanogen is now updated with a new interface.
- More Playback Support: The updated playback support gets compatibility for new codecs for audio and video playback.
- Smart Screen: LiveDisplay adjusts your screen according to the environment conditions.
- Calender Together with Email: If you have been using Boxer e-mail client, you know it is much better than any other e-mail client. Now, it gets even better with new feature like scheduling appointments and sharing your availability.
However, it is already time for a Marshmallow Update, YU is falling behind on the updates. Rahul Sharma,CEO of Micromax apologized for the delayed update roll-out and promised that their other Cyanogen smartphone Yuphoria , will soon get an update. He said that the beta-testing reached the final phase in June but could not be rolled out sooner due to bugs and other various issues. But now the updates got a thumbs up from the developers and claims to increase the overall performance of the phone.
Yutopia, which is next in line up in smartphone by YU will be YU’s first high-end device and will probably run on Cyanogen Mod 12.1 over v5.1.1 Android lolipop as its stock ROM.
Yuphoria users stay tuned for more news updates about cm12.1 OTA.