CyanogenMod Team has recently released the second stable version of the M snapshot series for Samsung Captivate.
CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 for Samsung Captivate is based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. For the installation we will use cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL-captivatemtd-M2.zip which is a zip file and CWM Recovery.
: In order to proceed further with the installation of CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 on your Samsung Captivate, you will need CWM Recovery and root, a Nandroid backup
, USB drivers for Samsung Captivate installed on your computer.
Important!! Installing CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 on Samsung Captivate means you are installing a Custom ROM on your device. Here is a list with the risks involving the installation of custom ROMs on your Samsung Captivate.
For the installation of CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 on your Samsung Captivate, we will use a zip file (cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL-captivatemtd-M2.zip) that can be flashed with CWM Recovery. It is recommended that you perform a full wipe before the installation. If anything goes wrong after installing CyanogenMod 10.1 M2, you can return to your previous ROM using the Nandroid you made.
How to install CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 based on Android 4.2.2 on Samsung Captivate:
- Connect Samsung Captivate to the computer and move cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL-captivatemtd-M2.zip and Google Apps on the Sd card (don't extract).
- Disconnect and turn off the device.
- Boot the Samsung Captivate in Recovery Mode (Search for the key combination for your device)
- Select Wipe data/factory reset and then Format/system.
- Select Install zip from sd card and choose cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL-captivatemtd-M2.zip from the sd card, then press Install.
- Wait for the installation on your Samsung Captivate to finish and then repeat the process for Google Apps.
- Select Wipe Cache partition and Wipe dalvik cache.
You should now have CyanogenMod 10.1 M2 installed on your Samsung Captivate and ready to use. Use the Nandroid backup to return to your previous ROM in case there is something wrong.