Download CyanogenMod 6.1 Android 2.2.1 Froyo Custom ROM

Finally there is some great news for rooted Android handset owners looking for a CyanogenMOD Custom ROM already upgraded to Android 2.2.1 Version. The CyanogenMod 6.1 Release Candidate, released for public usage can be termed as a pretty stable and appealing Custom ROM.

These are the handsets that are compatible with CyanogenMod Version 6.1 Release Candidate:

  • Google Nexus One
  • HTC Aria
  • HTC Dream
  • HTC Magic
  • Motorola Droid
  • HTC Desire CDMA
  • HTC Desire GSM
  • HTC Wildfire
  • HTC Slide
  • HTC Hero GSM
  • HTC Hero GSM

One good news for AddictiveTips readers is that we will be covering the method to install along with installation files for each of the handsets mentioned above. This build of CyanogenMod Custom ROM for Android phones is available in following languages other than English:

  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In case you are already running an earlier variant of CyanogenMod, then you can upgrade to this Custom ROM with ROM Manager already installed on your phone. For those of you, who don’t have ROM Managers on their phones, you just need to copy the ROM file to SD card root and flash / install from recovery.


According to Cyanogen, these are the changes that have been made to this build of CyanogenMod:

    • Update to Android 2.2.1
    • Various bugfixes from AOSP and CodeAurora
    • ADWLauncher 1.2.0 – Ander Webbs
    • Configurable audio focus for music app – Jonas Larsson
    • APN cleanup (fixes many issues with GPS and MMS) – Cyanogen
    • Use ARMv6 optimizations for DS/Hero targets – Ninpo
    • AudioDSP updates – Antti S. Lankila
    • Status bar themes – Michael Webster
    • Email app updates** – Michael Webster
    • Selected kernel optimizations – Kernelzilla
    • EMMC support – Koush
    • Camcorder touch-to-focus – Cyanogen
    • Notification “quiet hours” – Evan Charlton
    • Superuser 2.3.6 – Adam Shanks (ChainsDD)
    • Camera/camcorder continuous autofocus – Cyanogen
    • Camera option sliders – Cyanogen
    • Control locking of MMS app in memory – Julian J. M
    • Kill foreground app by long-pressing back – Evan Charlton
    • New AppWidgetPicker dialog – boombuler@XDA
    • FileManager app – OpenIntents (graphics update from Fitsnugly)
    • Anonymous install statistics gathering – Chris Soyars
    • Stable shot camera mode – Cyanogen
    • Dual-mode snooze (long press dismiss) – Evan Charlton
    • Compose SMS/MMS via search button long press – Wes Garner
    • Notification category support – Pedlar
    • Galaxy S style power widget in notification bar – Pedlar
    • Autodetect if we should use /cache for system dex files – Kali-
    • Quick PIN unlock – gsarrica
    • Increase performance of Gallery3D caching system – Androbot
    • Skia performance enhancements – CodeAurora
    • APN list update – Paul Weiss
    • Fix AGPS issues on all platforms
    • Ability to customize location to save attachments in MMS – Wes Garner
    • Dismiss notifications by swiping – Evan Charlton
    • Enabled Sound Recorder app
    • Bluetooth OBEX performance boost
    • Updated Terminal Emulator app
    • Updated headset drawables
    • N1/Bravo/Supersonic: FM Radio support
    • N1/DS – Kernel 2.6.35 based on Pershoot’s repository
    • DS: Updated hardware drivers from official release
    • DS: CompCache sizes can be adjusted through CMParts
    • Supersonic – Kernel 2.6.34 courtesy of Toast and Madcoder
    • Bravo: Kernel 2.6.35
    • Espresso: Improve backlights – Espresso: Kernel OC patch
    • Legend/Supersonic: Proper notification light support

Please note that this build of CyanogenMod Custom ROM is still a release candidate. If you are looking for something more stable, then it’s better to wait for the final version.

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