CyanogenMod Installer now available on the Play Store; Makes it easier to install CM ROMs on Android

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When it comes to custom ROMs for Android, CyanogenMod is easily the most popular custom firmware. Recently, they went commercial by announcing the formation of Cyanogen Inc. This step was taken to make CyanogenMod available for more devices and make it easier to install it. And now, CyanogenMod Installer app is available on the Google Play Store.

CyanogenMod Installer is for the users who have difficulty in rooting, unlocking, installing different ROMs on the Android device. This app is the fastest and the easiest way of installing CM ROMs on Android.

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[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on the Sony Xperia Z Ultra

The CyanogenMod team are diligent in their pursuit of supporting more and more devices with each passing day. And with their latest CM 10.2 builds allowing users to experience Android 4.3, the users are eagerly waiting for their devices to show up in the list of added devices on the CyanogenMod website. The Nexus 7 (2013) LTE version tablet and the LG G2 international version smartphone were the new devices to be offered official CyanogenMod support last week. And now the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the latest device to be added to this list.

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra was a major upgrade over the Xperia Z smartphone. Launched in July of this year, the device sports an enormous 6.4 inch Triluminos display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, 2.2 Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 64 GB via a microSD card. It has an 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera but no LED flash. It has a 3050 mAh battery and originally ran on Android 4.2. Just like the Xperia Z, it is water and dust proof. We had previously seen how to install Paranoid Android 3.99 ROM on this device. Let us now proceed in installing CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on it.

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[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE version

The Wi-Fi edition of the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet received official CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM long ago. As a result, its users were able to run the latest version of the CyanogenMod ROM on their devices for some time now. However, the users of the LTE version of the device were left waiting for an official ROM from the CM team. And now their patience has been finally rewarded with the CM 10.2 ROM being made available for the device.

The second generation Nexus 7 tablet was launched by Google in July of this year after the success of its predecessor last year. It featured a 7.02″ IPS display, quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage, 5MP rear camera and a 1.2MP front facing camera. It had dual front facing speakers, a 3950mAh battery and ran on Android 4.3. We have previously seen how to install this ROM on the Wi-Fi version of this tablet. Let us now proceed in installing it on the LTE version.

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CyanogenMod announces two separate editions of ROM for Android users

The CyanogenMod team recently went commercial by announcing the formation of the Cyanogen Inc. This giant step was taken with a view to raise some capital which will be aimed at making their ROMs more stable, more widely available for many more devices and making them easier to install. The newly formed company gained a $7 million startup capital from Benchmark along with a hardware partnership with Oppo.

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[How to] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini 3G (GT-I9190)

The latest CyanogenMod ROMs, version 10.2, are up and running on the CyanogenMod website. Although still in nightly stages, these ROMs allow the users to run Android 4.3 on their device. Thus the combination of CyanogenMod + Android 4.3 makes these ROMs a must have for your devices.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the “mini” version of Samsung’s flagship device, the Galaxy S4. The 3G version, codenamed GT-I9190, was launched in July this year after the huge success of the S4. It had Android 4.2.2 in it coated with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. We have previously seen how to install this ROM on the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505. Let us now see the steps involved in installing it on the S4 Mini 3G.

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[How to] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-I9195)

The highly sought after CyanogenMod 10.2 ROMs are now available for many devices. Although still in the nightly stages, the thought of running the latest CM ROM on your device is too good to be overlooked. And the latest device to get this ROM is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-I9195).

The Galaxy S4 Mini was launched by Samsung a few months after unveiling the Galaxy S4. It was smaller, a bit less powerful and less expensive than the S4. It had a 4.3 inch screen with a resolution of 960×540, 1.7 Ghz dual core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage with an option to increase it more via an expandable memory card slot valid up to 64 GB. We had previously seen how to install CyanogenMod 10.1 ROM on this device. Let us now proceed in installing CyanogenMod 10.2 on it.

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[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (N7100)

The CyanogenMod team recently announced their intentions of entering into the commercial world by establishing the Cyanogen Inc. The small group of developers whose ROMs were the most sought after in the Android community are now a company aiming to make the CyanogenMod ROM more stable, more widely available, and easier to install on more devices.

However, this new venture hasn’t stopped them from continuing the development of their nightly builds. The latest device to get the CM 10.2 nightly, is the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The Note 2 is the predecessor to the recently announced Galaxy Note 3. The phablet came with Android 4.1.1 which was upgradeable to Android 4.1.2. With the installation of CM 10.2 on it, it will be able to run Android 4.3 in it.

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[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on the HTC One

The HTC One is one of the most popular phones in the Android community. Lauded especially for its camera and the HTC Sense 5, this phone has even excelled in the benchmark category among other Android phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Sony Xperia Z. Thus it was fitting for the CyanogenMod team to start developing their ROMs for this device. And they have recently started rolling out nightlies of the 10.2 version of their ROM which runs on Android 4.3

The HTC One was launched with Android 4.1.2 in it. After some time, HTC also launched a Google Play Edition version of it which had the UI of a stock Android. We have previously seen how to install the Google Play Edition ROM on a non Google Play Edition HTC One. We have also seen how to install CyanogenMod 10.1 on it. Let’s now proceed in installing CyanogenMod 10.2 on it.

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[How to] Install CyanogenMod 10.1 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-i9195)

Samsung had launched the Galaxy S4 Mini which is a smaller, less expensive option to its flagship S4 device. And recently, the CyanogenMod team started rolling out their ROMs for this device, with a release candidate version soon made available. We have already seen how to root the S4 Mini and install custom recovery on it. We will now proceed in installing CM 10.1 on the GT-i9195.

The S4 mini looked exactly the same as the S4 along with the same checks pattern that was seen at the back of the S4. It had a 4.3 inch screen with a resolution of 960×540. It was powered by a 1.7 Ghz dual core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. It had 8 GB of internal storage with an option to increase it more via an expandable memory card slot valid up to 64 GB. It came with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI and Android 4.2.2.

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[How To] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Nexus 7 (2013)

CyanogenMod recently started rolling out the CM 10.2 ROMs for various devices. These ROMs, running the Android 4.3 version, are currently in the “nightly” stages and are being updated daily. As a result, there may be few bugs associated with it and the CyanogenMod team is working hard on bringing out a stable version of it.

The Nexus 7 (2103), codenamed Flo, is one of the few devices lucky enough to get this ROM. The device was launched with Android 4.3 in it, making it the first device to run this version. The CyanogenMod team has jumped on this opportunity to make the CM 10.2 for it. We have already seen another bigwig ROM, the Paranoid Android 3.98 installed on this device before. Let’s now proceed in installing CM 10.2 on the Nexus 7 (2013).

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