The LG G2X is still an active device and getting latest updates from the Android development community, G2X users now can enjoy the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10 custom ROM, thanks to recognized XDA developer member named Benee for brining the CyanogenMod 10 ROM to us. The CyanogenMod is AOSP ROM, which means it’ll give you fully stock Android experience along with new Jelly Bean features such as the smarter keyboard, advanced notification bar, improved camera app, Google Now search and more.
The ROM is still being updated and currently contains a few bugs like may face issues in project butter, hardware acceleration, camcorder and video playback.
The below guide will walk you through how to install the CyanogenMod 10 on T-Mobile LG G2X, make sure a custom recovery is installed on your smartphone, you can follow our this guide to install TWRP on G2X and be sure to make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Place both downloaded .zip files on the external SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume down and power buttons.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state, to create backup select “Backup” and confirm it.
Step #6: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.
Step #8: Select “Install” and locate the downloaded ROM .zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #9: Once again repeat the previous step and install the Google Apps .zip file too.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, the CyanogenMod has been installed on your G2X. For queries, do comment below and you can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in first step.
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