CM7 Alpha build available for Sensation and Evo 3D

Posted 5 years ago
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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.

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)

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

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– 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