CyanogenmodEver wonder how big the CyanogenMod world is? Let's break it down: CyanogenMod 7 RC2 (that's the second release candidate of the Gingerbread track of CM) went live last night. And in less than 24 hours, it's been downloaded more than 150,000 times. That's certainly nothing to sneeze at.

So if you're wondering what all the fuss is about, we suggest you dive into the Android Central Forums and ask your friends. Then root that black slab sitting in your pocket, CM it up and enjoy. [CyanogenMod]


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CyanogenMod 7 RC2 sees more than 150,000 downloads in first day


If everyone donated the cm team a Buck per download and that's a nice payday!! They definitely deserve it. cm android kicks a$$

rooted my wife's eris and my dinc this weekend to cyan7 and both of us love it!!!!but alas my dinc's speaker is taking a dive (again) have to unroot and send it in.....just when i was having fun,it did make my wife's eris run smooth as butter!!

Hmmm sprint doesn't make me unroot my evo when speaker goes out. They actually think cm7 is cooool!!

Its a toss up...

Many many times sprint fixed my evo no problem rooted...

A week ago.. I was denied for a hardware failure - my powerbutton was stuck on..

Would have swapped it out free if I had unrooted but instead had to pay 100 for a new one.

i'll be un rooting from now on

answers my question, i will unroot old unit and root the new unit to be on the safe side...thanks!!

New to rooting and just finished that task up, and this looks like the ROM that I've been waiting to refresh the Dinc I've had since release. Thank you goes to entire Cyanogen team.

150,000? That's nothing guys, Apple sold more phones in one hour than that. Come on step it up, start rooting.

Downloaded twice and twice was stuck in a boot loop. I did a full wipe and everything else I was supposed to do. Any ideas why I get a boot loop?

So is there a difference between my Cyanogen Nightly Build #14 (which also came out today) and RC2, or are they the same thing?

Feature wise the CM team stated that they are not adding anything else in, just bug fixes from here on out. my guess is stable release is within the next 5-7 days.

Did they fix the problem with Phone and Contacts app? It's really annoying that if I call someone from my contacts the phone button goes to contacts instead of the dialer and if I go to my favorites in contacts it goes to my favorites instead of contacts main menu. Never had that issue with CM6.

I am happy with Liberty on my X but I remember the fun times I had with cm7 on my Dinc so it makes me want to at least see what it would be like on the X.

I bought my EVO on Day 1 and this was the first time I thought it worthwhile to root the phone and install Cyanogenmod 7. The hardest part for me was finding a good demonstration or instruction set on how to do it, but I'm VERY happy that I took the time to figure it out.

1) I used unrevoked and ROM Manager for the build. I know there are otherways, but this seemed to be the easiest path.

2) One ANNOYING problem I had is now fixed. With the HTC stock rom, my Bluetooth contacts would show up 3-5 times in my car's address book instead of being syncronized. I would tell my car "Call Bob Smith" and 5 Bob Smiths would show up with no phone numbers. Now it will show Bob Smith and the 5 numbers I have for him, please make a selection. THANK YOU.

3) The only weird thing I ran into was that not all of my apps showed in the Market to redownload. Most of them were, but not all.

150K??? That's 3 times more people than the number of people who watched Charlie Sheen's webcast last night!!

Im not impressed! I refuse to give this CM any recognition until he comes out with a DX rom. this business about "it cant be cracked" is shenanigans. There is nothing that is unhackable. so maybe if you took a little of the time that you use making new RC builds and used it to finding a way around the DX you would make head way. Cant you see that a lot of people have the DX device and constantly say that they are waiting on a ROM from you?

You do know they are doing this for free right? Very arrogant of you to demand this. Why dont you hire someone to crack it?

its awesome works great on the Evo had no problems at all phone seems faster very happy with the latest build sure glad i picked right with my first android phone Htc Evo