CyanogenMod 10.1 RC4 for Samsung Captivate SGH-I897

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Yes, CyanogenMod 10.1 RC4 for Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 is available to flash. Update your Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 with CyanogenMod, the one of most downloadable Custom ROM for all mobiles. This ROM is based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with great features and Customization. Today, in this article we will guide you on How to install CyanogenMod for Samsung Captivate. Before proceeding further, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite.

CyanogenMod 10.1 RC4 for Samsung Captivate

Disclaimer: We have not developed this ROM, so if anything happens to your phone or some functionality are not working then don’t blame us! As this is the latest build so it might happen that you face some problem, try at your own risk.


1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery

2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. The phone must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed.

4. Ensure you have backed up your important data.

Step by Step Guide to install CyanogenMod 10.1 on Samsung Captivate

Step 1: Download CyanogenMod 10.1 RC4 for Samsung Captivate & Google Apps, copy both the downloaded file into an external SD card.

Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot into CWM Recovery by “pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons“. In the Recovery mode, use the Volume keys to move up/down and the Power key to select a highlighted item.

Step 3: Now, perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” and then go to “advanced options in CWM Recovery” from there select “wipe Dalvik Cache“.

Step 4: Now, go to the main menu choose “install zip from SD card” > Select CyanogenMod 10.1 (Which you have downloaded and placed in SD card) > give “Yes” for confirmation. The process will take 3-5 minutes to install the ROM so wait for the whole process to complete.

Step 5: Repeat the above step again and now select “Google Apps” instead of ROM zip file.

Step 6: Finally, go back to the main menu and select “reboot system” now. The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing CyanogenMod. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.

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  1. Matt says

    I have Captivate 2.3.5 gingerbread with Kernel version When trying to install the rom it stops loading after 5 seconds. Any ideas why?

  2. akshay says

    hi i have samsung captivate i897 and i am having gingerbread 2.3.5 kernal i want to upgrade my cell phone to jelly beans 4.2.2 but i dont have proper steps to upgrade and also afraid that my phone will not give same performance after upgrading it through CyanogenMod 10.2 x.
    Please help me whether i should upgrade my phone or use the same old gingerbread i dont my phone to become slow after upgrade what should i do?

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