The Lazy Man’s Guide To CyanogenMod

In 2013, the organizer, Steve Kondik, got wander subsidizing under the name Cyanogen Inc. to permit commercialization of the project.However, the organization did not, in his view, exploit the task’s prosperity, and in 2016 he exited or was constrained out as a major aspect of a corporate rebuild, which included a difference in CEO, conclusion of workplaces and activities, and suspension of services, and in this manner left vulnerability over the fate of the organization. The code itself, being open source, was later forked, and its advancement proceeds as a networking venture under the LineageOS name.


CyanogenMod offered highlights and choices not found in the official firmware disseminated by cell phone merchants. Highlights bolstered by CyanogenMod included local subject support,FLAC sound codec bolster, a substantial Access Point Name list, Privacy Guard (per-application authorization administration application), bolster for tying over regular interfaces, CPU overclocking and other execution upgrades, unlockable bootloader and root get to, delicate catches, status bar customisation and other “tablet changes”, flips in the warning draw down, (for example, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS), and other interface improvements. CyanogenMod did not contain spyware or bloatware, as per its developers, CyanogenMod was additionally said to expand execution and dependability contrasted and official firmware releases.

CyanogenMod 7 

firmware depends on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with extra custom code contributed by the CyanogenMod Team. The custom segments of CyanogenMod are fundamentally composed by Cyanogen (Steve Kondik) however incorporate commitments from the xda-designers network, (for example, an enhanced launcher plate, dialer, and program) and code from setting up open-source ventures, (for example, BusyBox in the shell).

CyanogenMod 7 advancement started when Google discharged Android 2.3’s source code.On 15 February 2011, the principal discharge competitors of CyanogenMod 7 were taken off on a few of the bolstered devices. The fourth discharge hopeful was discharged on 30 March 2011 and brought expanded help for the Nook Color and comparative gadgets and in addition numerous bug fixes.On 11 April 2011, people in general form of CyanogenMod 7.0 was discharged, in view of Android 2.3.3.CyanogenMod 7.1 was discharged on 10 October 2011, in view of Android 2.3.4. The most recent stable variant, CyanogenMod 7.2 was discharged on 16 June 2012, in view of Android 2.3.7, bringing a prescient phone dialer, bolt screen refreshes, ICS activity backports and numerous bug fixes.

A Motorola Flipout showing the CyanogenMod 7.2 (Android 2.3) boot movement

CyanogenMod 8 

CyanogenMod rendition 8 was intended to be found on Android 3.x Honeycomb. Be that as it may, as the source code for Honeycomb wasn’t given by Google until the point that it showed up in the source tree history of its successor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the discharge plan progressed from CyanogenMod 7 (Gingerbread) straightforwardly to CyanogenMod 9 (Ice Cream Sandwich).[citation needed]

CyanogenMod 9 

CyanogenMod 9 depends on Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is the principal form of CyanogenMod to utilize the Trebuchet launcher. Steve Kondik and his group have reported that they had started taking a shot at the new discharge after Google discharged the source code of Android 4.0.1. Development on this discharge took longer than with past discharges because of the essentialness of the progressions between Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” and 4.0 “Frozen yogurt Sandwich”, and the group accepted this open door to elucidate their vision for the ROM and reevaluate any alterations which were never again vital because of changes inside Android.

By the most recent long stretches of November 2011, some alpha forms had been circulated, specifically for the Samsung cell phones Nexus S and Galaxy S. On 9 August 2012, after different betas and discharge hopefuls, CyanogenMod discharged the completed variant of CyanogenMod 9.Given that the following adaptation of Android, 4.1 “Jam Bean”, had just been discharged by that point, improvement moved quickly on to CyanogenMod 10. On 29 August 2012, CyanogenMod discharged a minor refresh, adaptation 9.1.0, bringing bugfixes and an application called SimplyTapp for NFC payments.

On 4 April 2012, amid advancement, CyanogenMod uncovered “Cid” (articulated/sɪd/), the new CyanogenMod mascot, which supplanted the past mascot, Andy the skateboarding “bugdroid”. Composed by client Ciao, Cid (C.I.D.) is a shortened form of “Cyanogenmod ID”.

CyanogenMod 10 

Toward the beginning of July 2012, the CyanogenMod group declared, by means of its Google+ account, that CyanogenMod 10 would be founded on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Nightly forms of CyanogenMod 10 were made accessible for some, gadgets bolstered by CyanogenMod 9.Starting with the September 2012 M1 fabricate, the CyanogenMod group started month to month “M-arrangement” discharges. Toward the start of every month, a delicate stop of the CyanogenMod codebase is put into impact; once the group considers an assemble sufficiently stable for day by day utilize, it is discharged under the turning point or “M” series.

On 13 November 2012, last stable forms were discharged for a few devices.[49]

CyanogenMod 10.2 

The main daily arrival of CyanogenMod 10.2, which depends on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, started taking off for a chose number of gadgets on 14 August 2013.[53] It gets some new upgrades to the framework, for example, Bluetooth Low Energy and OpenGL ES 3.0 help, a restored Phone application, 4K determination bolster, and additionally numerous security and soundness changes.

CyanogenMod 11 

On 6 November 2013 the CyanogenMod group began pushing the code of CyanogenMod 11, in light of Android 4.4 KitKat, to GitHub.[54] The principal daily arrival of CyanogenMod 11.0 started taking off for a chose number of gadgets on 5 December 2013. Since at that point, M-fabricates have been discharged each month for bolstered gadgets, offering a more steady affair than nightlies. With assembling M6 it was cleared up that CyanogenMod would never again be discharging last forms extraordinarily labeled “stable”, yet rather would use the moving discharge show with M-fabricates speaking to a stable channel.

The worldwide OnePlus One is sent with a variation of CyanogenMod 11 M9 known as “CyanogenMod 11S”. The most recent variant of CyanogenMod 11S for the One is 11.0-XNPH05Q, in view of CyanogenMod 11 M11 and Android 4.4.4 “KitKat”, and was discharged as an over-the-air (OTA) refresh in February 2015.

CyanogenMod 12 

The primary daily arrival of CyanogenMod 12, in light of Android 5.0 Lollipop, started taking off for a chose number of gadgets on 6 January 2015. A steady depiction was discharged on 25 June 2015, and a security fix preview was discharged on 1 September 2015.

Cyanogen OS 12, a variation of CyanogenMod 12 for the OnePlus One and Yu Yureka was discharged in April 2015. Yu Euphoria got Cyanogen OS 12 out-of-the-container when it was propelled in May 2015.

CyanogenMod 12.1 

The principal daily arrival of CyanogenMod 12.1, in light of Android 5.1, was reported on 16 April 2015.A steady depiction assemble was discharged on 1 September 2015, however daily forms keep on rolling out each day.

Lenovo ZUK Z1, Wileyfox Swift and Storm got Cyanogen OS 12.1 out-of-the-container when it was propelled in September 2015.[60][61] YU’s Yureka, Yureka Plus, and Euphoria got a Cyanogen OS 12.1 OTA update.

CyanogenMod 13 

The primary daily arrival of CyanogenMod 13.0, in view of Android 6.0, was discharged on 23 November 2015 for few gadgets, however, was step by step produced for other devices. fourteen days after the main daily arrival of CyanogenMod 13.0 for Android 6.0, CyanogenMod was given a minor refresh and depended on Android 6.0.1. In the first place stable forms were discharged on 2016-03-15.

CyanogenMod 14.1 

The principal trial work of CyanogenMod 14.1 in light of Android 7.1 was discharged for Oneplus 3 devices on 4 November 2016. On 8 November 2016, official nightlies began for fisherman (Huawei Nexus 6P), bullhead (LG Nexus 5X), cancer (Xiaomi Mi3w/Mi4), d855 (LG G3), bird of prey/peregrine/the/titan/osprey (Moto G variations), h811/h815 (LG G4),  (Samsung Galaxy S5), oneplus3 (OnePlus 3), Z00L/Z00T (ZenFone 2). It is feeling the loss of a portion of the mark highlights of CyanogenMod, nonetheless, and was viewed as a “work in progress”.This variant will include multi-window support.

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