Desire Z CyanogenMod 7 Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM RC1 for Download Step By Step Guide

Great news for the owners of HTC Desire Z. Now you can download Android 2.3 Gingerbread CynogenMod 7 stable custom ROM. The developer of CynogenMod 7 is now reached at RC 1 stage and at this level builds are usually stable. Now we are going straightaway to the step by step guide of how to download and install CyanogenMod 7 Android 2 3 Gingerbread custom ROM on Desire Z.

Step by Step guide on flashing or installing CyanogenMod 7 Android 2.3 Gingerbread on Desire Z :

  1. First to all make sure that your device is rooted with ClockworkMod recovery installed. If you didn’t know how to root and falsh CWM recovery click here.
  2. After rooting with recovery installed, free download CyanogenMod 7 Android 2.3 Gingerbread RC 1 for HTC Desire Z from here and make sure you are saving file on your desktop.
  3. After installing the ROM, you can download Google Apps from here and flash it manually.
  4. Connect your Desire Z with your computer via USB cable and connect your SD card as new flash drive.
  5. Now copy the downloaded CM7 ROM and Google App files to SD card root.
  6. Reboot your phone in recovery mod and create a backup file.
  7. Once you are done with backing up your device, go to recovery main menu and scroll down to Wipe / Reset settings. Wipe Data, Cache and perform a complete system resent.

  8. After the completion of Wiping stage, flash or install CyanogenMod 7 RC1 Android 2.3 Gingerbread using Zip from SD card.
  9. When the installation of CyanogenMod 7 complete, your phone restart automatically.
  10. Now you need to reboot your phone into recovery and flash Google app.


And that’s it, now you are running Andriod 2.3 Gingerbread CM 7 custom ROM on your HTC Desire Z. If you need any help and support you may discuss it with live CyanogenMod Forum thread here.

Don’t forget to check Android gallery to get free apps and much more.

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