CyanogenMod 10.1 RC5 is available to flash, which is based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and with ability to customize more. Today, in this article we will guide you on How to install CM RC5 for Google Nexus 7. Before proceeding further, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite.
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.
How to install CyanogenMod 10.1 RC5 for Google Nexus 7
Step 1: Download CyanogenMod 10.1 RC5 for Google Nexus 7 & 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 + Volume Down and 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 10.1. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.
So, these all guide is about installing CM on Google Nexus 7. If you face any problem while installing Custom Rom for Google Nexus 7 then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP!