Finally there is some great news for HTC Incredible 2 owners at CyanogenMod 7.1.0 Beta 1 Android 2.3.x Custom ROM is now available for download and flashing. For those who don’t know, CyanogenMod is a custom 3rd Party Android firmware that is intended for select devices with root. CM has a huge fan base as these custom ROMs are less buggy, well optimized and enhance user experience while keeping everything AOSP or Stock. Of course you will need to have S-OFF on your phone with permanent root and you can follow this detailed guide to acquire that. According to attn1, this primary release is a pre-release candidate and is stable for everyday use. This means that majority of the functions are working and shouldn’t cause any serious issues.
So far the initial testers and users response regarding CM 7.1 for Droid Incredible 2 has been highly positive. Although there are some folks facing force closure issues and other glitches after flashing this ROM, but we are positive that the developers will soon release version that comes with fixes.
In order to install CM 7.1 on your Droid Incredible 2, You will need CM 7.1 ROM file along with ClockworkMod Recovery installed. After rooting, you can simply download ROM Manager on your phone from Market and then flash ClockworkMod Recovery followed by in-app instructions and options to install the ROM. For complete instructions, downloads and support, please head to the official XDA thread.