Install CyanogenMod 7 Beta 2 on HTC Hero GSM

This is the latest Beta version of the CyanogenMod 7 for HTC Hero built entirely from the source. We have been covering this ROM for a number of phones (see our earlier posts regarding CyanogenMod 7) due to its popularity and stability. Anyone interested in trying out the latest Beta 2 version before the release of the final version can give it a try.

CyanogenMod 7 brings the goodness of Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread to users still using the Android 2.2 Froyo version. CyanogenMod is one of the most popular custom ROMs available to the Android community due to its stability, speed and features not even available in most other custom ROMs. You can read more about the latest CyanogenMod builds by following our feature on CyanogenMod 7 nightly builds.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.

The installation requires a rooted device along with ClockworkMod Recovery 3 or later to work. If you haven’t done so, follow our guide on how to root your device and also install ClockworkMod Recovery 3 using ROM Manager. You can then download the ROM from the link given below and flash it from recovery. Before flashing, make sure to perform a backup from recovery and wipe the contents of data and cache.

Once you have installed the ROM, you can also flash the latest version of Google Apps available for CyanogenMod 7 at the time of writing this post. Just download it from the link given below and flash it from recovery.

Download CM7 Beta2 for HTC Hero GSM

Download Google Apps for Gingerbread

[Via CyanogenMod Forum]

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