CyanogenMod is a custom ROM based on various versions of the Android operating system.

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How to upgrade an HTC Magic (32B DEV) from Android 1.5 to latest Android?

Last year I got a free Android phone at a Google event, and I would like to upgrade it to the latest Android version (probably with Cyanogen). What is the quickest/safest way to do the upgrade? It ...
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Is is safe to remove the stock email and calendar app on Cyanogenmod or AOSP?

Is it safe for me to remove the stock email and calendar applications on from Cyanogenmod ROM? I'm using Gmail and Google Calendar so I don't have need for the stock ones. I could simply disable them ...
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Where is Privacy Guard in Cyanogenmod 10.1? The setting seems to be missing

My phone is the Google Nexus S and I am running the latest stable Cyanogenmod build (10.1.2-crespo). I have installed Cyanogenmod especially because of the Privacy Guard feature, but now I cannot ...
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Boot Animation Will Not Loop

Samsung Fascinate running CyanogenMod 10.1-20130723-Nightly. I made a custom boot animation that works, but it plays once and does not loop. The desc.txt file has the proper formatting to loop, ...
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Does Cyanogenmod reduce battery life?

My galaxy mini was running GB 2.3.6. I recently rooted my phone and installed CM 7.2. Now it looks like my battery is getting drained a little quicker than before. From what I have heard CM increases ...
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Clockwork Mod Can't find backups

Yesterday I performed a Nandroid Backup on my phone, because right after I knew I was going to wipe the phone and cache and remount Cyanogenmod on my Galaxy Nexus to hopefully solve another issue I ...
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Android 4.2 for Asus Transformer tf300t

I bought an Asus Transformer tf300t tablet. It runs on Android 4.1. I really need the multi-user feature of the Android 4.2. I read that Asus will provide an upgrade for all the Transformer series ...
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Is it safe to restore the phone.apk from a stock Samsung ROM to CM9?

I was using the stock Samsung ROM on my Samsung S2 i9100. Changed over to Siyah Kernel and then made the leap to CyanogenMod 9. Although I prefer and appreciate the myriad settings and usability of ...
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Which directories can I remove in internal SD in Galaxy SII w/ Cyanogenmod?

I used ClockworkMod to wipe my Samsung Galaxy SII and install Cyanogenmod 9.1 on it. However, when I mounted my phone on my computer, I see that lots of folders were left on its internal SD by apps ...
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How can I speed up GPS fixes?

I'm looking for a way to speed up GPS fixes on my Motorola Defy with Cyanogenmod 7. For example today, I started up GPS Status while biking, and it got its initial fix after six minutes. What could ...
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What is the process to install cyanogenmod to a galaxy tab 10.1?

I am new to this flashing business for the Android tablets. I did some of those flashing on a PanDigital tablet previously, but it's been a while. My tablet is the standard 32G WiFi tablet, and it's ...
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Are there good resources for comparing performance of Stock Motorola ROMs vs. CM7.1?

I'm looking for a good resource for which shows performance comparison - for Droid X - of Froyo 2.2 (stock ROM), Gingerbread 2.3 (Stock Verizon ROM) and any sort of Cyanogen ROM running on Droid X ...
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Will android market work (update app) after I install a new mod in my phone

I am going to root and install cyanogen mod 7 on my samsung I5801 (Having froyo). Will the android market work in cyanogen mod i.e. will I be able to use and update all the applications (whenever ...
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Phone using mobile data instead of Wi-Fi

I installed Cyanogenmod on my HTC Desire about a month ago and have just received my first mobile bill. Before installing Cyanogenmod, I'd use maybe 200-300MB per month, because most places ...
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Angry Birds and other games force close (crash) on startup when using Simple2Ext (S2E)

I'm running CM 7.03 on my HTC Desire (GSM) and have successfully partitioned my SD card with a 512mb ext4 partition. I installed S2E and it moved my apps to /sd-ext successfully, but certain apps now ...
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SD card formatted to ext4 and permissions

I'm using CyanogenMod 7.1.0 RC1 on HTC Desire HD. I've formatted SD card to ext4, because I wanted to use Fedora through chrooting into it, and Fedora ARM image requires FS which can do symlinks. ...
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Android lock screen password not being recognized

I flashed the latest Cyanogenmod ROM for my device (Samsung Captivate) last night and after doing so I set a numeric lock screen password. I then customized my phone and spent a goodly amount of time ...
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Is it possible to export my Google Listen Status?

I am playing with the idea of switching from a rooted stock Froyo ROM on my Droid to a Cyanogen ROM, and one of the things that is holding me back is the Google Listen status. I want to be able to ...
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Android 4.4 on Galaxy S I9000 stuck at boot with ART

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S-I9000 to Android 4.4 KitKat, It was successfully updated and KitKat worked fine until I decided to try using the ART RunTime instead of Dalvik. When I changed ...
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Cyanogenmod 10.1 becomes unstable with usage?

Does CM 10.1 become more and more unstable with usage? I have a Galaxy Mini S5570 running CM 10.1. After flashing the ROM my phone works fine for one or two weeks. But soon my phone starts crashing ...
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Booting into recovery from terminal

How can I boot into the recovery from terminal? I'm using LG p970/CM10/cwm5
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Different ROMs need different GApps?

I am currently using ParanoidAndroid rom and I am switching to Cyanogen 10 on my Galaxy Nexus. Do I need to download/install a new Gapps .zip file?
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CyanogenMod doesn't work on HTC Sensation XE

I have strange troubles with installation CyanogenMod on HTC Sensation XE. Any version (I'v tried 9.0, 9.1, last nightly 10) show about the same errors. There are two classes of errors. First - ...
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Recovery mode can't read fat32 sd card, only exfat

I'm running CM 10.1 (based on Android 4.2.1) on a Galaxy S III i9300. I'running CWM-based recovery v 5.5.0.4. I'm dealing with a conflict with my Sandisk microsd 32 gb card. When I format my sdcard ...
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Why are my photographs not stored with GPS location?

I'm currently on vacation and used my Samsung Galaxy S 2 to take a couple hundred photographs. I'm running the stable CyanogenMod 9 and have the Store Location option enabled in the Camera app. I ...
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support of Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 ROM on Samsung Galaxy Ace s5830

Is possible to update with this jelly bean version? I have updated my phone with this jelly bean version and when i am rebooting it then it is showing only samsung start screen. I don't get further ...
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Cyanogenmod: Profile redundancy?

I use Cyanogenmod profiles (on a Galaxy S2). I've created a couple of custom profiles, "Silent" and "Totally Silent", and I switch to them by doing a long press on the power button. But I've noticed ...
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Repeated 'Force Close' and no signal - my device is unusable

I have an Android Galaxy S2, running CyanogenMod 7. I was normally using my phone, in a middle of using Waze while driving when suddenly I started getting 'Force Close' messages like this: Sorry! ...
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My busybox gets corrupted?

Recently I just downgraded my busybox to 1.18.2 version using the jRummy's BusyBox Installer. I was previously having busybox preinstalled by CM7.2 custom ROM. Then I immediately tried to install ...
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How to and from where install ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) on GT-P1000?

Currently I am trying to upgrade my Android OS from 2.3.3 to Cyanogenmod 9 not with "Odin" but via the bootloader and SD-card. Now I had a problem with "Signature verification failed" described here ...
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Why doesn't my phone support Google + hangouts?

I have Motorola xt502 phone which is a Commtiva z71 variant, running android 2.3.7 CM7.1. I was wondering what is limiting the hangout feature on my phone. Is it because it has arm v6 cpu, the ...
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Is there a lock-screen that can unlock without swiping across screen

My father has an HTC Incredible, and a major source of frustration is that the Sense lock-screen uses a swipe gesture to unlock, which for some reason is very difficult for him, especially when trying ...
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Can I root locked Droid 3 and flash Cyanogen

Before I purchase a Droid 3 from hong kong , I would like to know if I can apply the recently discovered root exploit on a locked phone that i can purchase there. Pardon my ignorance in this locked ...
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Why does my phone keep getting stuck when performing a backup?

I have rooted my phone and currently have an older version of Cyanogen mod on my Sprint HTC Hero. When I try to perform a backup using Rom Manager, the phone tries to reboot, but it never finishes ...
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Flashing a New Kernel

If I'm going to flash a new Kernel with ROM Manager Pro, do I need to reinstall my MOD, delete my data, or delete my cache? I am running CM 6.1 and want to flash one of ChevyNo1's kernels but will ...
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How does the new “Brightness adjustment” setting work on CM11?

Cyanogenmod 11 has a new settings for Automatic brightness. Screenshot (click to enlarge) I am curious how exactly "Brightness adjustment" and "Adjustment sensitivity" work. I tried to find the ...
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Why is device not showing the phone signal bars anymore?

It's been happening for a while now but I've just gotten around to posting this issue. I'm running Cyanogenmod 10.1 on my Galaxy Note 2 but one fine day, it stopped showing me the signal bars. I've ...
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Create customized zip including system.img, boot.img etc for Android customized ROM

I downloaded AOSP source code and built it as instructed in its official site. Now I have 4 img files as system, boot, recovery, userdata. I want to create a zip file which should include these files ...
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What is covered by “Encrypt phone”?

On Ice Cream Sandwich (CyanogenMod 9), Under Settings > Security there is an option to "Encrypt phone". I understand that this will require me to provide a PIN whenever I start up my phone. But ...
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Is there a way to switch between radio modes without the phone radio completely shutting down?

Is it possible to have the radio switch between WCDMA Preferred mode, GSM mode, and WCDMA only, for example, without the radio switching off and on again? The radio completely loses signal during the, ...
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Can't get Cyanogenmod onto internal root

So: I was following instructions on this page to install the latest Cyanogen Mod on my S3 http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_S:_Full_Update_Guide I've installed the Hardcore kernel and ...
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My Huawei u8160(Vodafone 858) supports usb-host although not working?

I have a Huawei u8160 running Psyke83's Cyanogenmod 7.2 14/8/2012 which had a package with it to apply usb-host mode kernel called usbhost1-cm-7-20120814-MADTEAM-u8160.zip. So I flashed the zip using ...
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Escape key on bluetooth keyboard

I have a bluetooth keyboard connected and working with my Android phone, but with one annoyance: the escape key does not appear to do anything. This is particularly problematic for a vi user like ...
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Icon keeps disappearing from app drawer in CM9

I installed Cyanogenmod 9.0.0 mango on my Xperia mini pro. Everything works fine...except for the built-in launcher's app drawer. What happens is that every time I reboot the phone, the rightmost app ...
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Internal and External SD card paths on Optimus 2X

When running the stock Optimus 2X ROM my "internal" SDCARD was mounted at /mnt/sdcard and my external SDCARD was mounted at /mnt/sdcard/_ExternalSD I have now installed CM7.2 and the "internal" card ...
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How to install Cyanogenmod on Huawei IDEOS U8150?

I am installing a custom rom for the very first time and I simply don't want to brick my phone (Huawei U8150). I downloaded and installed Rom Manager I downloaded Cyanogen 7 ...
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OpenVPN browser tunneling

I hope I do not say silly things, or discounted, but I'm a newbie, at least for vpn. I want use my browser to connect on my corporate intranet via VPN connection, but I'm not able to do it. Someone ...
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Issues canceling downloads in Market

All of a sudden a few days ago, I went into the Market for the first time in ages to download a new app. It said the app would be downloaded, but when I went back several hours later, it had not ...
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How to run a notifier if connected to specific Wi-Fi?

Is there any way to run a notifier if I get connected to specified Wi-Fi? and, then get turn the notifier service off when disconnected? cyanogenmod 7 + HTC Desire
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Vold makes my SD card disappear

I flashed a newer (unofficial) version of CM on to my phone, and whenever I try and use this version the SD card disappears moments after it is inserted. The kernel finds the card, vold detects this ...