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CyanogenMod 9 hits RC1 for 37 devices

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CyanogenMod 9 hits RC1 for 37 devices
We don’t usually devote much virtual ink to covering custom Android ROMs, but for CyanogenMod we have to make an exception, seeing as how more than two million of you have installed it. And today is a big day in Cyanogen-land, as version 9 has officially moved to release candidate stage, and is available for download for 37 devices.

The process has been a long hard slog by CyanogenMod’s lofty standards - according to a blog post on the CM website 225 days have come and gone since the CM9 project began (with the release of Android 4.0 to AOSP). They ran into many of the same problems that Android OEMs have, that Android 4.0 was such a massive upgrade over 2.3 that many of their apps required a complete rewrite.

It was apparently a challenge worth taking, as the team expressed “extreme pride” at the results - and with as popular as CM7 has proven, we think the CyanogenMod team deserves the benefit of the doubt when it comes to evaluating custom ROMs. We should note that while the release candidate is “feature complete”, it’s not a true stable release - the idea is to stress test a near-finished product and find any bugs that may be hiding.

At the same time, people have been using the nightly builds of CM9 on their phones for some time now, so it’s not like we are talking about inherently buggy software. If you like to play it as safe as possible with your custom ROM you can wait a little while longer for the full stable release, but everyone else who wants in can hit up the source link below.

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posted on 26 Jun 2012, 19:05 3

1. SleepingOz (unregistered)

Already had it flashed on my GSII

posted on 26 Jun 2012, 19:43

2. Synack (Posts: 681; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)

Eh, if it contains anywhere near the features that AOKP has then I'll do it. MEGA CUSTOMIZATION

posted on 26 Jun 2012, 20:24

3. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)

Yet onboar of my Galaxy Note and Galaxy S :D

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 02:28

4. Sweetie310 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Jun 2012)

hi is the ICS update for the unlocked/international/gsm version (motorola razr) as well?if it isn't when will it be available to update?pls anybody kindly inform me i really would appreciate that :)

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 06:51

5. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)

this isn't the ics update on the droid razr :(

the verizon one is getting ics this week
the international one should be getting it soon, or you could flash a leaked build on your device

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 07:00

6. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)

already flashed on my optimus T

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 07:52

7. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)


posted on 27 Jun 2012, 08:40

8. Harold1066 (Posts: 19; Member since: 01 Jun 2012)

doesn't look like it is up for HP Touchpad yet :(

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 17:15

9. rb68 (Posts: 27; Member since: 23 Apr 2010)

Breathed new life into my original Galaxy Tab. Took me a bit of back and forth to get it rooted and then flashed, but it was worth the time.

posted on 28 Jun 2012, 18:18

10. abiug.gc (Posts: 15; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

i cant root my LG p990 i know its an older device im from mexico . I cant Root with super one click i dont know why do you think u can help me?

posted on 04 Jul 2012, 14:26

11. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)

try gingerbreak or z4root

superoneclick should work though
or you can use lgdmp to install custom recovery, then you can just flash a new rom

posted on 05 Jul 2012, 14:26

12. abiug.gc (Posts: 15; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

thank u Bro! i will try it :D

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 12:04

13. abiug.gc (Posts: 15; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

which is the most stable ROM for O2x?

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