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Epic 4g CyanogenMod

January 5th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, hardware

Cyanogenmod for Epic 4g

Serendipity! I was just thinking about trading in the old Samsung work standby for a new iPhone. Although all the other devices in my ecosystem are Android, I figured adding iOS back to the mix would mean changing how I do things again.

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Creative Commons License photo credit: Ferran Rodenas

Also, all my Android devices run CyanogenMod so I wanted to keep it homogeneous.

First things first: Get rid of whatever rom I had on there before.

Restore Stock Epic 4g

This will take you back to stock. You need the Odin from there plus the stock .zip file. See the thread for the linkages. Let me know if they disappear, I can link them here.

Next, you need some root lovin. Go to this thread for a one click method, coming from the stock you just flashed above. This also installs the latest/best ClockworkMod (CWM) for the Epic. One Click Root for Epic 4g

Ok, so that is all sweet, you have your CWM installed, so go download the files. Follow the wiki and then done. Cyanogenmod Wiki: Epic 4g

And done. Questions?

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