Learn How-To Install CyanogenMod 7.1 on Supported Devices
In simple words we can say that the news come to straight from the CyanogenMod Blog in this place the declaration was made. The stable build of CyanogenMod 7.1.0 – a bit of an important update over has been released at the moment. It is based on Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread and supports 28 new devices which have been named below:
HTC Desire S, HTC Incredible S,HTC Incredible 2, LG Optimus 2X and T-Mobile G2x, Motorola Backflip (Motus), Motorola Cliq / Cliq XT, Motorola Defy, Motorola Droid 2, Motorola Droid X, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Fascinate, Samsung Mesmerize, Samsung Showcase, Samsung Vibrant, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S2 (multiple carriers), Sony Ericsson Xperia X8, Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini, Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, ZTE V9
Follow the Blow steps at your own risk
Note: Initially, your phone must be rooted. After this, be sure to have at least 200MB of free space on your phone’s internal memory or microSD card. After this please ensure that your phone has enough battery to last through the entire processing.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Then using a USB Cable connect your device to PC and transfer the ROM to the root of your device and then Turn off.
Then Reboot your device to recovery Mod and in recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of existing ROM, if anything should not work out something expected on this ROM, it will helps you to easily revert back to your current state, to create select “Backup and Restore”, and on the screen that follows select “Backup” again..
After this scroll down to mounts and storage and format /system. You must also format /data and /cache. Similarly, go back to main menu and wipe data / factory reset.
Now from the main menu Go to : install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard > [the file that you have copied before]. After this flashing of CyanogenMod 7.1 shall now commence.
When done, reboot your device from the reboot system option on CWM’s main menu.
If you done this perfectly your phone should now boot into a freshly baked Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread-based stable build of CyanogenMod 7.1.