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CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) for Nexus One


CyanogenMod 9 for Nexus One

The first Nexus phone which was recently discarded by Google as being “not eligible” for the Ice Cream Sandwich update is now breathing a sigh of relief as a group of developers are working on getting the CyanogenMod 9 ─ which is based on Ice Cream Sandwich ─ working on the Nexus One.

We all have been waiting so impatiently for the CyanogenMod 9 since the launch of Galaxy Nexus, and more since Google officially announced that they’ll not be upgrading the the Nexus One to Ice Cream Sandwich.

The CyanogenMod 9 for the Nexus One is currently in development phase, so you shouldn’t expect much from the ROM right now, but have faith fella ─ a completely working, stable and fast build of CyanogenMod 9 will soon be booting on a N1 near you.

Current status of CyanogenMod 9 for the Nexus One [29/11/2011]



  • 3g (Radio: [cm]
  • Accelerometer (rotation) [me][chrs2021]
  • Bluetooth [me]
  • Calling
  • Compass [me][chrs2021]
  • Gps [cm]
  • Headphone jack [zivan56]
  • Home button (long press for task switcher) [rampv78]
  • Led (TrackBall) Notifications (only white)
  • MMS
  • Network Stats and Quota [me]
  • Sound [sean neeley][me]
  • TouchScreen (Multitouch) [dr1337]
  • Wifi [cm]

Not working:

  • Trackball
  • Camera
  • USB mass storage (use adb)
  • Hardware Accelaration
  • Wifi Signal Strengh Icon in Status Bar.
  • Screenshots
  • Some gapps sync items are intermittent

Download and Install CyanogenMod 9 for Nexus One

I’d have definitely written a step by step guide for you to flash the CM9 on your Nexus One, but the ROM will constantly be upgrading as it’s in development stage right now, so I might not be able to update the guide at that rate. So the best way would be to wait for a stable version to be out OR you can go to the official development page and keep yourself updated with the latest builds, and flash it with help from the Big Android Guys there.

Official development page for CM9 for Nexus One

Share your thoughts about this in the comments below.

  • Myers022

    I’m having such a problem finding a good step by step guide, would you be able to provide your step by step?

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