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This is a complete tutorial for installing CyanogenMod 11 on your Nokia X Series of Smartphone’s presented to you by PhoneLane. Nokia X being the most predominant and the lone series of Smartphone’s with forked version of Android installed on them, so they have got their Software under inviligation by the developers for developing different kinds of updated ROM’s. Likewise this CyanogenMod 11 has been made compatible for porting on nokia X family and is originated from Android v4.4.4 Kit Kat. This update brings a new look to your Smartphone along with many other improvements. Yet the improvements are not complete because developers are still working on it and they have just released whatever they are done with.

Nokia X

Before going through the installation of CyanogenMod11, your Nokia X should be rooted which can be easily performed via a variety of applications like Z4Root, etc. Your Smartphone should be charged above 80% so that your Smartphone won’t get bricked in the middle of the installation process. This will completely void the warranty of your Smartphone and we are not taking any responsibility of any kind of damage causing to your Smartphone.

Download Requirements:

  1. CM11
  2. Gapps
  3. Nokia X USB Drivers.

Follow each step with extra attention for the successful implantantion of CyanogonMod 11 on your Smartphone.

  1. Enable USB debugging by going via following path, System > Developer options > Enable USB debugging.
  2. In the meantime keep all the Nokia X drivers installed on your PC.
  3. Plug in your USB cable in your PC and your Smartphone and transfer CM11 and Gapps files in your Smartphone’s root storage.
  4. Disconnect it from your PC and turn off your Smartphone and boot it into recovery mode by pressing Power and volume up button simultaneously.
  5. Now out of different options available in recovery mode tap on Data Wipe out or Factory reset and perform this operation. After wise tap on Wipe cache and Dalvik cache in Advance option section.
  6. Finally click on “GO Back” first and then on “Reboot System Now”

This is it, you have installed the latest CyanogenMod 11 on your Nokia X / X+/ XL, etc successfully. You can now enjoy the new looks and features of CyanogenMod to the fullest.

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The following step-by-step tutorial will help you to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 4.4 KitKat. It’s indeed very useful: screen recording and cloud printing directly from your gallery are added among others, and it uses 14% less charge from your battery.

The following tutorial should only be used for this specific model. We take no responsibility if any damage is done to your phone throughout the process. However, if you end up following this tutorial and going through with the process, it is possible to revert back to your original ROM. If you ask me, it’s worth the risk, but we’ll let you be the judge of that.

Samsung Galaxy S3

Before you start: make sure that your battery has at least 60% charge.

Everything ready? Decision made? Let’s roll:

Step 1 – In case this is your first time doing this: Backup everything on your computer! The process involves wiping your memory card clean, and you will lose everything. Save text messages, internet connection settings, everything. Use additional apps to get it done if necessary.

Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging on your phone, otherwise you can’t copy the .zip files we will be working with on your phone. The USB drivers for your phone have to be up-to-date on your computer, and be sure you have the latest CWM Recovery.

Step 3 – Download CyanogenMod11 Nightly Build For Samsung Galaxy S3 and GApps package for Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs. Download the CyanogenMod 11 file here, and the GApps pack can be found here. Only use the CynanogenMod file that was designed to be used on your model.

Step 4 – Connect your phone to your computer. Copy the files to the phone’s internal storage unit. Don’t extract the .zip files to your computer.

Step 5 – Disconnect your phone.

Step 6 – Reboot your phone to Custom Recovery mode. To do this on the Galaxy S3, you need to press and hold the Volume Up button, the Home button and the Power button at the same time.

Step 7 – Navigate with your Volume buttons and do a Nandroid Backup. This will create a backup of your current ROM, giving you the option of going back to using your previous ROM.

Step 8 –Now it’s time for the factory reset (if you’re already using a previous version of CyanogenMod, you may skip this step). Select data wiping/factory reset.

Step 9 – When it’s done, select install zip from SD card. Navigate to the directory where you copied the .zip files, and select the CyanogenMod file first. After it’s completed, select the GApps file.

Step 10 – After you’ve finished, simply go to the main menu, and do a normal reboot.

Step 11 – Congratulations, you did it! You have Android 4.4 on your Samsung Galaxy S3. Enjoy!

You don’t have a Samsung Galaxy S3, but you still want to upgrade to Android 4.4? Keep searching this site, since we’ll be bringing you more tutorials on how to install CyanogenMod 11 on different devices.

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The following step-by-step tutorial will help you to upgrade your LG Optimus G Pro to Android 4.4 KitKat. It’s indeed very useful: screen recording and cloud printing directly from your gallery are added among others. If you haven’t made up your mind yet about installing it or not, keep this in mind: it uses 14% less power.

The following tutorial should only be used for this specific model. We take no responsibility if any damage is done to your phone throughout the process. An Important Warning: note that this is an unsupported build, and you may have some bug issues. You can always revert back to your original one though, so it’s worth the risk.

LG Optimus G Pro

Before you start: make sure that your battery has at least 60% charge.

Everything ready? Decision made? Let’s roll:

Step 1 – If you haven’t done it yet, this would be the perfect time to save everything you have on your phone to your computer. You know, just in case.

Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging on your phone. Get the USB drivers for your phone installed on your computer, and ClockworkMod Recovery has the latest build on your phone.

Step 3 – Download CyanogenMod11 Nightly Build For LG Optimus G Pro and GApps package for Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs. Donwload the CyanogenMod 11 file here, and the GApps pack can be found here. Make sure that the Mod file you are downloading is for your device. Every device has it’s own build designed specifically for that phone.

Step 4 – Connect your phone to your computer. Copy the files to either your internal or external storage units, and remember where you copied them.

Step 5 – Disconnect your phone.

Step 6 – Reboot your phone to Custom Recovery mode. To do this on the Optimus G Pro, you need to press and hold the Volume Up button and the Power button at the same time. When it is done and you see the boot screen, navigate with the Volume buttons and select with the Power button. Select recovery mode.

Step 7 – Do a Nandroid Backup. This will help you to revert to your original ROM in case you can’t get used to Android KitKat.

Step 8 –Now for the data wiping. Select data wiping/factory reset. After it’s done, go back to the main menu, and select wipe cache partition. After that’s done, navigate to advanced options and select Wipe Dalvik Cache.

Step 9 – When it’s done, select install zip from SD card. Select the CyanogenMod file first, and perform the flash. After it’s completed, select the GApps file.

Step 10 –  After you’ve finished, simply go to the main menu, and Reboot your system.

Step 11 –  The Android KitKat 4.4.1 boots up, and you are set to go. Enjoy!

You don’t have a LG Optimus G Pro, but you still want to upgrade to Android 4.4? Keep searching this site, since we’ll be bringing you more tutorials on how to install CyanogenMod 11 on different devices.

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The following step-by-step tutorial will help you to upgrade your Sony Xperia ZR to Android 4.4 KitKat. Apart from being the new hot custom ROM that everyone wants, it’s very useful. Even if you don’t take advantage of functions such as Screen recording or cloud printing directly from your gallery, you still want to consider installing it, since it uses 14% less charge of your battery.

Sony Xperia ZR

The following tutorial should only be used for this specific model. We take no responsibility if any damage is done to your phone throughout the process. Before you start: make sure that your battery has at least 70% charge, but do it with full charge, just to make sure.

Are you ready? Let’s begin then:

Step 1 – Save everything from your phone: contacts, photos, everything. Although it is unlikely that something unexpected will happen, it is better to be ready for such a case.

Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging on your phone. You also want to download all necessary USB drivers for your phone on your computer, and has the latest ClockworkMod Recovery installed on your phone.

Step 3 – Download CyanogenMod11 Nightly Build For Sony Xperia ZR and GApps package for Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs.  Both are needed, since otherwise you will have no Google applications on your phone. Donwload the CyanogenMod 11 file here, and the GApps pack can be found here. Before you proceed make sure you are downloading the Mod designed for your device. Every device has it’s own build designed specifically for that phone, and you don’t want any other build on your phone except your own.

Step 4 – Connect your phone to your computer. Copy the files to either your internal or external storage units.

Step 5 – Disconnect your phone.

Step 6 – Reboot your phone to Custom Recovery mode. To do this on the Xperia ZR, you need to press the Volume Up button a few times while it’s booting. Once you see the screen, navigate with the Volume buttons and select with the Power button.

Step 7 – Do a Nandroid Backup. Give yourself a chance to back out later if you don’t enjoy the experience.

Step 8 –You have to do a data wiping. Select data wiping/factory reset. After it’s done, go back to the main menu, and select wipe cache partition. After that’s done, navigate to advanced options and select Wipe Dalvik Cache.

Step 9 – When it’s done, select install zip from SD card. Select the CyanogenMod file first. After it’s completed, do the same thing with the GApps file.

Step 10 –  After you’ve finished, simply go to the main menu, and Reboot your system.

Step 11 – Congratulations! You now have Android 4.4 KitKat on your Sony Xperia ZR. Enjoy.

You don’t have a Sony Xperia ZR, but you still want to upgrade to Android 4.4? Keep searching this site, since we’ll be bringing you more tutorials on how to install CyanogenMod 11 on different devices.

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Installation guide for CyanogenMod 11 on LG Optimus G E975

The following step-by-step tutorial will help you to upgrade your LG Oprimus G E975 from stock Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean to Android 4.4 KitKat. We assume that you already have Root Access and Custom Recovery on your phone, it would take you almost no effort at all to upgrade to Android 4.4 with CyanogenMod 11.

The following tutorial should only be used for this specific model, including the European version of the LG Optimus G E975 devices, which has Android 4.1.2. We take no responsibility if any damage is done to your phone throughout the process. Before you start: make sure that your battery has at least 70% charge.

LG Optimus G E975

That being said, let’s get into the thick of things:

Step 1 – Back up all your important data. We don’t want anything disappearing by accident.

Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging on your phone.

Step 3 – Download CyanogenMod11 Nightly Build For LG Optimus G and GApps package for Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs. These are all you need to finish the job. The CyanogenMod 11 file can be downloaded from here, and the GApps pack can be found here. Before you proceed make sure you are downloading the Mod designed for your device. Every device has it’s own build designed specifically for that phone.

Step 4 – Connect your phone to your computer. Copy the files to either your internal or external storage units. Any place will do.

Step 5 – Disconnect your phone.

Step 6 – Reboot your phone to Custom Recovery mode. To do this, simply press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons. When you spot the fastboot screen, press Volume Down twice and finish off with the Power button, and you will boot recovery.

Step 7 – Do a Nandroid Backup. If you mess things up, or simply are not satisfied with the upgrade, you can go back to using your current ROM.

Step 8 – Once Recovery mode booted, it’s time for the magic to happen: choose ‘Install Zip from SanDisk Card’, then navigate to where you copied the two zip files earlier. Choose CyanogenMod 11 and confirm flash.

Step 9 – When it’s done, do the same thing with your second file, the Gapps package. This will put Google Play Store and other applications on your phone.

Step 10 – After you’ve finished, simply go to the main menu, and Reboot your system.

Step 11 – Rejoyce! You now have Android 4.4 KitKat on your LG Optimus G. Simple as that. Time to hit the town and show it off!

You don’t have an LG Optimus G, but you still want to upgrade to Android 4.4? Keep searching this site, since we’ll be bringing more tutorials on how to install CyanogenMod 11 on different devices.

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The Cyanogenmod is customized ROM package with many other features available in the HTC One series which helps you to reveal some interesting features. Some common features available with it is a new launcher in the Google home, a new app on the phone dialer, quick office app and also screen recording facility. With the launch of Android 4.4 Kitkat Google has pushed the rolling out of its new version for Android phones, HTC One Google Edition has been already updated to 4.4 kitkat. With the update, people might face some problems with installing the Cyanogenmod 11 Android 4.4. Let us have a look on how to install the Cyanogenmod 11 Android 4.4.

HTC One

Pre Installing Requirements:

The most important aspect that has to be kept in mind before going for the installation process is to take the backup of your data. It should be the first step to ensure all your data including contacts, messages and call logs are backed up. It is always advisable and recommended that the boot loader of the phone be unlocked. Once you have followed the process you can start the installation process. It would an added advantage if you have customized recovery software in your phone in case of any problem.

Installation of Cyanogenmod:

  1. The first step to install is to download the Cyanogenmod 11 Custom ROM and also the fastboot files which are the requirements for the kernel image.
  2. The downloaded ROM package should then be extracted.
  3. The fastboot files download will also generate a zip file consisting of 4 files.
  4. The next step is very crucial and should be done with much care. The extracted ROM package will have a file named boot.img; this is a kernel file for your device. Once you have found out the boot.img it should be copied and pasted into the fastboot files along with the already existing 4 files. So, upon the completion of this step, the total number of files in the fastboot files will be 5.
  5. The next step is the initiation of the real process as you have to take the device under fastboot mode. The fastboot mode on your HTC One can be navigated by simply pressing the volume down button along with the power button. This is the first process you have to do in your HTC One and the previous process of downloading the files will be processed on your PC.
  6. The above process will lead you to the boot loader mode where the fastboot mode can be chosen by using the power button.
  7. Once you have reached the fastboot mode, you can always connect your HTC device with your PC for the next procedure. After the connection has been set up all you have to do is to flash the kernel file from command prompt. This can be done by the command “fastboot flash boot boot.img”. But ensure that the command prompt directory is pointing towards the fastboot folder.
  8. Upon the completion of flashing the kernel, system should be restarted and then phone should be disconnected from the system. This process is to simply copy the image for Cyanogenmod 11 on your HTC One device for the installation process.
  9. The cache and the data from the phone memory should always be wiped out before the final stage of the installation.
  10. Ensure you are in recovery mode just to avoid unnecessary troubles and select the ROM files which have been copied from the system to your HTC One by power button. This will start the process of installation and will ask for rebooting of your device after the completion.
  11. Once you have rebooted the system, your device will have the extraordinary feature of Cynagenmod 11 on your Android 4.4 HTC One.

Downloads
Download ROM
Download latest Recovery
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2247902

Rename Recovery to recovery.img
Put recovery.img on SD CARD
Download Flashify from playstore
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cgollner.flashify

CHANGELOG
http://review.cyanogenmod.org/#/q/status:open,n,z