• Title: CyanogenMod 12.1 for Huawei Y300
  • Listed: 12/16/2015 11:28 pm
  • ROM Version:Android 5.1.1
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CyanogenMod 12.1 for Huawei Y300
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CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 5.X.X (Lollipop), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.


CyanogenMod is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below there is a package that has come from another Android project that restore the Google parts. CyanogenMod does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.


All the source code for CyanogenMod is available in the CyanogenMod Github repo. And if you would like to contribute to CyanogenMod, please visit out Gerrit Code Review.


What are Nightly builds? Auto compiled builds of the latest CyanogenMod source from github. This version change each night and aren't officialy supported. If you find bugs/issues you can/must discuss here (do not submit nightlies bug on CyanogenMod issue tracker).


What's working :

  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera ( Photos )
  • Audio ( Record and Playback )
  • Sensors
  • Flash
  • Led
  • Video playback (software)

What's not working :

  • Video playback (hardware)
  • FM Radio
  • Sometimes you can get a black screen while resuming from sleep, the cause is still unknown
  • Sometimes, trying to upload a file can cause a random reboot
  • Random camera errors, reboot your phone and it will work again.


Instructions :

  • Download the latest build and gapps
  • Reboot to recovery (TWRP required)
  • Flash the latest build and gapps
  • Reboot

Changelog :




  • Sync with CM sources at 02/06/2015
  • Updated some ART parameters
  • Kernel updates from chil360
  • Added 0.25x and 0.75x animation scales
  • Set 0.25x animation scale as default
  • Added switchable pair again (sd card switch)
  • enabled magic sysrq key by default
  • Lowered swappiness to stock value (60)
  • Lowered zRAM to 128 MB



  • Fixed in-call volume
  • Fixed muted speaker in-call
  • Enabled magic sysrq key config (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key), it's disabled by default in the current build
  • Interactive as default governor
  • Removed switchable pair


  • 1st CM12.1 build
  • Fixed video recording (thanks chil360)
  • Huge kernel update to fix some memory allocation problems (thanks chil360)
  • Thanks to the kernel update the wifi is more stable, too
  • Renabled zRAM
  • Increased zRAM size to 256 MB RAM (most of the developers of low mem devices did this, so why not?)
  • Increase swappiness to 100 (most of the developers of low mem devices did this, so why not?)
  • Using software decoders for video playback
  • Fixed huge lag with Gapps installed (thanks kirmaniarslan)
  • Correctly enabled dexpreoptimization (thanks chil360)
  • Renabled high-end effects by default (you can disable them in performance/settings if you want to save some extra RAM)
  • Fixed dialer freezes during a voice call (thanks chil360 and sunnyden)
  • Fixed VoIP support (tried FB Messenger calls and Whatsapp voice calls and they are working)
  • Optimized ART parameters for low mem devices (thanks humberos)



  • Mobile data fixed, it is now working correctly (Thanks chil360)
  • New RIL (Thanks David_Vaz)
  • Updated Wifi driver (the issue is not gone, yet, but it now autorecovers from the error situation)
  • Disabled high-end effects in status bar (including transparency), it saves some RAM, you can still enable them in Settings/Performance
  • Lowered swappiness from 45 to 30
  • Overlay updates and a couple of device tweaks
  • Disabled CPU OC for u8833
  • Enabled multi-color notification led and changed default color to green
  • Sync with CM sources at: 23/02/2015

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2 Responses to“CyanogenMod 12.1 for Huawei Y300”

  1. forart.eu

    Posts: 41

    Already posted the 02/06 build…

  2. 06/01/2016
    Posts: 1


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