CyanogenMod OS – Advantages, Download, Installation Steps


CyanogenMod OS is very famous now a days and its popularity increased just after the launch of Micromax Yu Yureka. This is the company’s first YU branded smartphone. The device born as Cyanogen Inc. has an exclusive partnership with Micromax in India. This is the only the YU branded devices will come with CyanogenMod OS in India. This Micromax Yu Yureka coming with unlockable boot loader and offers warranty even if the phone is rooted. 

What is CyanogenMod OS ?

CyanogenMod in short, is an aftermarket firmware for a number of cell phones based on the open-source Android operating system. This can assure so many options, features and facilities which are not found in the official Android based firmwares of vendors.

CyanogenMod (pronounced sigh-AN-oh-jen-mod), is well customized, to use properly in several Android devices. Not all devices are supported with this. So before downloading and installing procedure have a check with the compatibility of your device.

How to Use ?

List of supported devices & how to install CyanogenMod on said devices is well described on Official website of CyanogenMod. It works Based on the Android Open Source Project, and can perfectly increase performance and reliability. CyanogenMod works over Android-based ROMs released by vendors and carriers such as Google, T-Mobile, HTC, etc. 

Now enjoy most barebone Android experience coupled with some very powerful tweaks. It can be heavily optimized, and capable of pushing your phone much harder. Take care while using as the CyanogenMod and it’s team hold no responsibility to any damage caused to your phone, loss of earnings. 

Versions and Categories

four parallel and active major versions are available for CyanogenMod still now, this includes CyanogenMod 10 (Android 4.1), 10.1 (Android 4.2), 10.2 (Android 4.3) and 11 (Android 4.4). These falls under categories:- Stable, Release Candidate, M-series and Nightlies etc. Always choose the Stable version which is  tried and tested variant of the firmware proven to be mostly bug free and suitable for daily use.

CyanogenMod Installation – Full Steps

Installing of the CyanogenMod is very easy with the interactive installation tool which replacing your current Android operating system with CyanogenMod for a refreshing experience. 


1. To Allow installation of the CyanogenMod Installer App, you have to Open the Settings application and navigate to Security. (Some devices, you may need to navigate to Applications). Locate the Unknown sources option. If Unknown sources is already checked, you can skip this step. If unchecked, just tap the check box and then tap OK on the confirmation popup


2. You can Download the CyanogenMod Installer App From your Android phone or tablet (just visit by using your web browser or you scan the QR code provided in official CyanogenMod website. 




3. Now Install the CyanogenMod Installer App. To do this, When the download is complete, open your notifications and tap and OneClick.apk. Now Tap Install to start the installation. Once it’s finished, tap Open to run the app. Just follow those those instructions displayed on your Android phone or tablet to continue the installation process.

4. To Download the CyanogenMod Windows Installer Go to the Link Download the CyanogenMod Installer for Windows Vista/7/8. Now you can Run the CyanogenMod Installer for Windows and follow the on-screen instructions.

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