CM7 Alpha build available for Sensation and Evo 3D

Syavash Pahore
Sep 12, 2011
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Alpha build for Cyanogen Mod 7 has been released for HTC’s flagship phones, the Evo 3D and Sensation. The builds were released yesterday after several announcements in the previous weeks regarding a CM7 release. If you are the proud owner of a Sensation or Evo 3D, you should definitely check it out, after all CM7 is one of the best unofficial ROMS for Android out there.

Related HTC Evo 3D running webOS 3.0

Flashing process for HTC Sensation: (Download link)

– First time flashing CM 7 to your Sensation (or coming from another ROM)?
1. Unlock/root your device and install Clockwork Recovery via ROM Manager
2. Do a Nandroid backup!
3. WIPE
4. Install the ROM
5. Optionally install the Google Addon

– Upgrading from earlier CM7 or nightly build?
1. Do a Nandroid Backup!
2. Install the ROM (your Google apps will be backed up automatically)

Related White HTC EVO 3D to release on September 9th

Flashing process for HTC Evo 3D: (Download Link 1 and Link 2

First time flashing CM 7 to your Evo 3D (or coming from another ROM)?
1. Unlock/root your device and install twrp or Clockwork Recovery(You MUST be NAND unlocked!)
2. Do a Nandroid backup!
3. Update your radio if necessary
4. WIPE
5. Install the ROM
5. Optionally install the Google Addon

– Upgrading from earlier CM7 or nightly build?
1. Do a Nandroid Backup!
2. Install the ROM (your Google apps will be backed up automatically)

Before you decide on flashing the ROM check out the Known bugs below:

HTC Sensation:

-Recording 1080p video for a couple minutes causes a soft reboot
-Misc minor scaling issues
-Skype requires a speaker toggle for audio to work correctly
-Small issue where wifi calling FCs on boot for EU Sensations. This will be fixed.
-Bluetooth headset is untested because no one on the team has one. I don’t know if it is a bug or not.

HTC Evo 3D:

– bluetooth borked for now
– nextflix has a security issue
– wimax broken for now
– keyboard all massive. i use Gingerbread keyboard from the market
– taking 3d images and video not working
– 3d pictures (mpo, jps, ect) do not display in 3d
– FFC takes pics upside down
– battery gauge wonky

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