Resurrection Remix ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime
Resurrection Remix ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime

Xiaomi’s game changing device, Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime has pretty good hardware & comes with Xiaomi’s custom UI, MIUI. But just like other Chinese manufacturers, Xiaomi keeps delaying updates which really frustates everyone. But thanks to nick37332001 from XDA, he compiled one of the best Custom ROM, Resurrection Remix. It has tones of customizations, best performance, battery fixes (Doze feature). I personally think, Resurrection Remix is the perfect ROM in every aspects, battery & Performance. The developer provides almost weekly updates with new fixes in every updates. We have already discussed Top 10 best Custom ROMs for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime, lets checkout Ressurection Remix ROM for Redmi 2/2A/Prime

Features of Resurrection Remix based on CM 13

  • Finger Print support
  • Multi Window Support
  • New Sytem UI and more Customization
  • Better Battery through Doze
  • New “Do Not Disturb” settings, a good step up from Lollipop
  • Better Theme App.
  • All the features of Android M.

About Resurrection Remix ROM

Resurrection Remix ROM is compiled from Google, CyanogenMod, Omni, Paranoid Android, AOKP and Slim ROMs. Resurrection Remix ROM has a mix of features from many ROMs, this creates an awesome combination of performance, customization, power and the most new features Even with so many customizations and features available, the ROM is very battery-friendly.

What’s working:

Everything works with few minor bugs like Camera FC on picture taken. Well thats OK, atleast you get to use the latest Android build i.e Android Marshmallow.


  1. Root & Install TWRP Recovery: TWRP (Install this TWRP recovery only)
  2. Check the battery percentage of the phone, it should be at least 40%.
  3. This ROM is only for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime. Please don’t try this on any other smartphones.
  4. Backup all your data: Contacts, Photos, Apps & other files. (Although you will not lose other files except contacts & Apps, but its better to be on the safer side)

Also Read: How to create your own Cyanogenmod theme without coding (using phone)

ROM Details:

  • ROM OS Version: 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.94
  • Based On: Resurrection Remix (CM 13)
  • Status: Beta
  • Updated: Daily/Weekly.


Install Resurrection Remix ROM in Redmi 2/Prime:

Flashing from other ROMs like MIUI, CM ROM, flyOS or any other:

1. Download the ROM file from the below link & place it in your SDcard/Internal memory.

2. Switch off your device. Press & hold Power+Volup+Voldown buttons. This will boot your device into TWRP Recovery (Install the TWRP recovery given above).

3. Goto Wipe> Advanced Option> Select data, System, Cache & Dalvik cache. Swipe to confirm. Please don’t select Internal memory & SDcard.

4. Go back to TWRP menu & select Install zip from SDcard & locate the downloaded file from the file explorer.

5. Swipe to Install. Wait for the message, Install successful! Now to flash GApps package, Go back to Install. Select Gapps package & swipe to Install.

6. Now clear cache & dalvik cache. That’s it! Now reboot your device.

Also Read: How to Install Dolby Digital Sound Surround in Xiaomi Redmi 2 

Flashing from Resurrection Remix ROM:

  • Download the ROM file & transfer it in your Internal memory/SDcard.
  • Reboot your device into Recovery mode by holding Power+Volup+Voldown buttons
  • Click on Install & select the Resurrection Remix zip file & swipe to install. Wait for the Installation to complete.
  • Now wipe cache & dalvik cache.
  • Reboot


  • Resurrection Remix for Redmi 2/Prime: Download
  • GApps package (Google Apps): Download

Final words


Last updated on: Feb 1, 2016 @ 11:17 pm


  1. in my redmi 2 successfully install rom the problem i face is that it is not booting into loses recovery…i have flash all recovery… plzzz help

  2. hai ,dev-labs
    i have installed the resurrection remix 5.6 on my redmi2 1GB variant! The problem is that the camera is not working , it is showing “camera error: cant connect to camera” . How can i resolve this , any ideas ? A thanks in advance..

  3. sir the problem is why this rom keep restarting for the new updates, fed up with this thing and always auto shutdown

  4. sir i recently installed cyanogenmod 13 nightly on my redmi 2 it worked finr on my redmi 2 but i want to install resurrection remix rom on my redmi 2. i tried to install resurrection rom pack ResurrectionRemix-M-v5.7.0-20160622-wt88047 with gapps open_gapps-arm-6.0-nano-20160812 but after installation it just reboots again and again on mi logo . pls help me how to install resurrection remix pls

  5. how can i get my redmi 2 prime back to miui 7 pls tell me , i want miui 7 back , marshmallow is not working properly , pls pls pls help me ……..?

  6. Bonjour j’ai une erreur 7 dans le recovery 3.0.0 twrp, cette rom est bien pour hermes ? Merci

    Hello I have an error in the 7 TWRP Recovery 3.0.0 , this is firmware for hermes ? Thank you

    • Cette ROM est pour redmi 2 / 2A / Prime. Statut d’erreur 7 est vraiment bizarre , car il fonctionne très bien avec mon redmi 2 .

  7. I need to insall an unrooted ROM – Enterprise polices sux. Is this a rooted or an unrooted one? If rooted, can you help me find an unrooted one?

    • You enable/disable Root access in this ROM, Goto Developer options>Check/uncheck “Enable Root Access”.

  8. phones stuck in boot loop.formatting didnt help.have cleared the cache/dalvik etc.nothing helps. is your latest version stable(apr 2016).please help.

    • You can find the option “Format” in your recovery. Just select system, data, cache & dalvik cache; swipe to confirm. That’s it!

  9. I have intalled cm 13 in my redmi 2 but my camera is not working (can’t connect to camera ) is showing plz help what should I do.

  10. my internet is not working well.I installed uc browser which working fine but other apps not accessible to internet like Crome is not working and uc browser is not accessible to internet.And I am getting exclamation mark on sims network.. why is that ? any suggestion…please

    • I am also facing the same problem. My phone reboots(I guess, UI only) on every incoming call. The caller hears the full ring. I get no trace of incoming call. i.e. phone does not ring and there is no record in call log :(.
      Any help?

  11. In the new version of 2016 are there ant lacks for this rom. I m keen to download it however wanted to confirm the pros and cons of this . plz help me .

  12. Sir..I forgot to flash G Apps during flashing the ROM.
    Now I am not getting access to my Google account and also I am unable to save camera photos. In case of saving photos from camera it shows error . please help me

  13. Hello!
    I currently have ResurrectionRemix v5.6.3-20160217 installed and whant to upgrade to the latest 20160221 release. I have downloaded it and placed the zip file in the download folder of the phone. When I boot into recovery and to select the zip-file, I cant find the download folder. The folder structure is different when in recovery mode. The SD card is installed as “Adoptable Storage”.
    Where do I find download folder or where do I place the zip-file so that it is visible when in recovery mode?

  14. I install this rom but now I facing slow charging prblm plz plz plz help me and tell me how to get back to the original miui rom plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz plz help…me…..u can also send me massage in what’s app (9804456377)

  15. I already boot into recovery using fastboot and did everything correctly again and now It is optimizing apps again and again . what should I do now.

  16. Ive installed this rom on my redmi2 prime. bt now it only gets stuck on Boot screen on which Resurrection remix is appearing. Its been whole night. It gets stuck. Now I can not even go to recovery mode. Please please help.

    • Switch off your device, hold the Volume Down key and the Power button at the same time to enter Fastboot mode, then connect the phone to a computer. Now flash the recovery file through ADB. Flash the ROM after formatting system.

  17. When Ressurection Rom is installed, i cant boot into recovery mode anymore.
    I do this: Press shut down phone -> When phone shakes press power+vol down button.
    When the MIUI rom was installed, this worked fine.
    Now with the Ressurection Rom recovery mode won’t come up anymore.
    Any tips?
    I still need to isntall the google apps :S

  18. My current version is ResurrectionRemix-M-v5.6.0-20160106 Can i flash Resurrection Remix-M-v5.6.2-20160128the latest version on top of this?

  19. How do I perform ROM update. My current version is Resurrection Remix M V5.6.2.2

    I can see the popup stating new ROM update available.

    Kindly help here..

    • Download the latest version & Goto recovery. Clear cache & flash the ROM. That’s it! Don’t format and data or system files. This is also known as Dirty flashing which means you are just replacing the system files. Hope this helps you!

  20. I m usind After two days Resurrection Remix ROM (6.0.1) Know Bugs Following:

    1. Some time calls doesn’t rejected.
    2. Launcher force closed some time.
    3. File Manager doesn’t move the many files in normal mode, only access root mode.
    4. Battery Backup Ok, But better for MIUI Rom.

  21. When i installed it its not starting… its loading “optimising apps” again and Again.. what should i do? Pls Reply…