CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies build has been made finally available for the AT&T and T-Mobile variants of the original Samsung Galaxy Note phablet and for the AT&T Galaxy S2 phone. This is great news for its users as they can get rid of the stock TouchWiz and old Android version using a single file that can be flashed using a custom Recovery.
The CM10.1 builds are based on the Android 4.2.1 AOSP ROM and, by installing it, you will get the stock Android OS without the Samsung bloatware that is delivered with the phablets. The Galaxy Note 2 got the update to CM10.1 Nightlies last month and now we see that the older versions of T-Mobile and AT&T already got its official CyanogenMod 10.1 build.
The Nightlies builds of CM 10.1. aren’t final releases and you might experience some errors and an unstable ROM, but that will get better with every single new release. These are launched on a daily basis and you can easily keep your device updated to the latest CM 10.1 Nightly by opening Settings, then About Phone menu, after that you have to click on ‘CyanogenMod Updates’ and download the latest ROM. That’s also a new tool by CyanogenMod team, which is called CM Updater as it allows you to update your phone without the need of booting into CWM Recovery mode.
The same instructions are working with the Samsung Galaxy S2 At&t variant. All the download links are listed at the end of this post and you should know that in order to flash a CM10.1 ROM on your phone, you will have to be rooted and running a custom Recovery image such as TWRP and CWM.
If you to update the CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightly build on your phablet then you will need to use the download links listed below:
- Download the CM10.1 Nightly builds for AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note from HERE. – Complete how-to guide here.
- Download the CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightly builds for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note from its get.cm web page HERE. – Complete how-to guide here.
- Download the CM 10.1 Nightly ROM for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 SkyRocket from HERE. – How to guide listed HERE.
Use these files and you should be able to install the latest cyanogenmod 10.1 nightly ROM for your device.
We don’t have a final changelog for these releases, but you should expect that not all Android 4.2.1 / CM 10.1 functions and features are working at 100%. That’s why you should update only if you’re a power-user and you like to tinker with your device’s ROMs.
Install the CM10.1 Nightlies and tell us in comments which are its strong points and features. Also, make sure to post all the bugs, errors and FCs that you might stumble while testing the new ROM.