Today, the CyanogenMod 7.1 has been released, its been a long time since the release of CyanogenMod 7. The CM7.1 now officialy supports 68 devices! Samsung Galaxy S being one of them. This is the first time, a stable version of CyanogenMod is relased for Galaxy S series of devices. There was also a RC1 build which was relased some time back.
Today, I’ll be showing you how to install CyanogenMod 7.1 on your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000,
Backup all your data on the device, using apps like
Download the CyanogenMod 7.1 zip file from
and transfer it to your internal SD-Card of your Galaxy S.
Make sure you have CWM recovery installed, to install CWM recovery install kernel which supports that, like CF-Root, SpeedMod, Voodoo, etc.
Once you have the recovery installed, turn off your device.
Enter recovery mode by pressing volume up + home button + power button simultaneosly.
You will see a menu, scroll down to “install zip from sdcard” and select it by pressing power button/home button.Note:
Scroll down and select the option “choose zip from sdcard”.
Now, select the CM 7.1 zip you downloaded earlier and transferred to your SD-Card.
Confirm install by selecting “Yes”. Once you select yes you can’t go back, make sure your battery is charged so that you will not face any problems while the firmware gets installed on your device.Note:
Congratulations! you have successfully installed the latest and the most stable version of CyanogenMod on your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000!
CyanogenMod doesn’t come pre-installed with Google Apps like GMail, Google Maps, GTalk etc. So to install these apps you need to follow the instructions mentioned .