How to Install Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo version

T-Mobile HTC HD2 Leo is one phone which is just exceptional even though in todays time its hardware isn’t upto the mark but it still can run ICS, Jelly Bean, WP7.5 with ease.Thats the specialty of this beast.Thanks to the developers at XDA they have unleashed the power of this beast .It has the largest development at the XDA forums.It has got tons of custom ROMS under its belt with lot of improved and new features.Even the lately released Cyangenmod 10 ROM based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean has been released unofficially for the HTC HD2.Now if you guys can’t wait to have Jelly Bean based CyanogenMod 10 on your T-Mobile HTC HD2 Leo, then no worries we have come up with a noob proof detailed tutorial to Install / Flash Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo version.

hd2cm10 How to Install Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo version


Before beginning with the procedure to Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo you must know that once the procedure in the tutorial is followed your warranty stands void. The given method is risky and can cause your device to brick. It is therefore recommended that you follow the procedure carefully and perfectly. The processes that you carry out on your device are solely at your risk. We do not take responsibility for any damage to your device.

Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:

1.Firstly you must ensure that you have rooted and installed CLK.
As of now its for CLK only and once its available you have to flash a patch to make it work on Mgldr.

2.Minimum 60% of your Phone battery must be charged.

3.Back up your phone data using Nandroid

To Backup apps, use this App ———>  AppBak Download
To Backup Messages, use this App —> SMS Backup and Restore Download

4.Sync your contacts with gmail OR what you can do is import the contacts to the SD card wherein you will get a .vcf file which later on you can export to restore the contacts

5.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)

Following features are working (as of 22nd July 2012) :


GPS? (Maybe)
Google Now? (Can’t Test)
UMS Mode

Following features are NOT Working (as of 22nd July 2012) :


Following is the Detailed Method to Install Cyanogenmod 10 on HTC HD2 Leo:

 Step 1:

Now firstly, you need to download the Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Build file. Download -> Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo Build file
You guys can check that link for further Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 (CM10) download link updates.

Note :

Cyanogenmod 10 for HD2 Leo is just released and is not stable enough, but its not that bad either.Few features are not working as of yet and some bugs are prevalent but they will all be fixed in no time ( Updated- 22th July 2012)

Step 2:

After having done with downloading of the above mentioned file, you need to copy the file into you internal SD card.

Step 3:

Now you need to switch of your device HTC HD2. Now the first thing to do after this is boot into the CLK Recovery.

Now to work around in the CLK recovery , you need to make use of the following keys :
To move Up/down use Volume Up /Volume Down Button respectively
To open a selected option, use Home/Power button.

Now there are series of steps you need to perform before you begin your actual process of installation of Cyanogenmod 10 ( CM10 ) HTC HD2 Leo version.

Step 4:

Select and open the ‘Backup and Restore’ menu from the main menu and do the backup so that you can restore your files and previous ROM if something goes wrong with the New ROM. Just to be safe.

Step 5:

In order to have practically no errors or bugs whatsoever , you need to wipe the data and factory reset your device.
So go to the ‘Wipe Data /factory reset’ and ‘Wipe Cache partition’ and then perform these processes
Now go to the Advanced menu , you will see a ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ menu and Fixed Permissions, select and click on yes to do it.

Step 6:

Now to Install Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2  Build, go to the ‘Install Zip from Sd Card’ menu , now select and open ‘“choose zip from sdcard’ menu , browse for the Cyanogenmod 10 file and then select it and select yes to begin the process to install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 version .

Step 7:

Now,repeat the ‘Wipe data/factory reset’, ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ and “Wipe Cache partition” to. Now opt for “reboot system now“ option and wait for your phone to get Booted in the Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 .Normally it will take 2-3 mins for the first boot.

Congratulations !! The process to Install  Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based Cyanogenmod 10 HTC HD2 Leo T-Mobile version has been accomplished !!

Leave us any Feedback or doubts in the comments regarding the same .

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