CyanogenMod 7, based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread is rapidly advancing to maturity for Android devices. We have confirmation that Cyanogen has just released the Release Candidate 3 version for the HTC Desire HD and AT&T HTC Inspire 4G, along with a handful of other Android based devices. For those, already on the CM7 RC2 ROM, you have a reason to update now and for those not using the CM7 have a reason to try it out now. For instructions on how to upgrade or install this ROM, read on!
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.
- A rooted HTC Desire HD / AT&T HTC Inspire. See our guide on how to root the HTC Desire HD | AT&T HTC Inspire
- ClockworkMod recovery 3+ installed. See our comprehensive guide on how to install a custom recovery to an android phone
- CyanogenMod 7 RC3
- Google Apps
- Download the ROM and flash it via ClockWorkMod Recovery. For those new to flashing custom ROMs, see our guide on how to install a ROM or app from zip file to android via recovery.
- For those upgrading from RC2 to RC3, simply make a NANDroid backup, and then flash the ROM.
For updates and queries, visit the forum thread at CyanogenMod.