How To get OTA updates for CM12 Nightly on any Android Device

How To get OTA updates for CM12 Nightly on any Android Device


Are you running Cyanogen Mod Cm12 on your android device? and getting problem in installing big ROMs file daily? well in this post i will going to show you how you can update your CM12 on a daily basis. This tutorial will only work on android phone running cyanogen mod as a operating system.

This tutorial will help most of the people who are limited to get daily updates from cyanogen officially. Cyanogen is basically a software development team who make custom builds based on stock android. Basic reasons of installing cyanogen mod on android device is to enhance the workability. Cyanogen mode provides lots of handy customization and tweaks to user based on stock android.  Follow the Video above or follow the written guide below.

Follow the below steps to get Daily OTA updates on your phone:


Step 1 : Download CM12 rom file

Firstly you will need to download full size ROM file from Cyanogen download section of your device and flash it and save it in internal memory of your phone.

Step 2 : Root Your phone (Skip this step If rooted)

Different android phone have different rooting method. You can get all sources from Google. Let me know in comment section if you still face issue.

Step 3 : Download CyanDelta Updater

Download CyanDelta updater from Google play store. This apps enables to download daily updates for cyanogen builds.

Step 4 : Setting up the CyanDelta for daily Update

Once app installed, Load the ROM file in app by Taping “No Zip Selected”. After this app will verify and import all flash content in phone itself and check for how many updates you gonna get. this will take time a bit. After verificating it will prompt you asking to delete the ROM file you imported click on Yes.

  • After that you will see Available updates just tap on it to begin with updates. once download complete there will be button for Install zip.



Every CyanDelta Update you will loose Root Access here the method on how to fix it :

  • Before taping go to settings and setup your additional ROM that you want to flash while updating CM12 (Download superuser file and locate it in Phonememory/Cyandelta) and select it in additional ROM.


  • Setup frequency Search for new updates.



  • After this just tap “Install  Zip” and your device will ask for root permission grant the permission. It will going to do rest of work automatically daily cyan Delta will daily notify you regarding update available you will just need to dowload and install zip to get updates daily.


This tutorial will make your device to get daily daily Cyanogen updates if its not officially receiving, addition to that you will save time and Data usage. As the update files are smaller then ROM file. You will not going to loose any data in this update and do get all the updates properly. Let me know in comment below if you still face any issue regarding the Cm12 update. I will try my best to help you out.