CyanogenMod 11 M9 update adds support for One M8 and Xperia Z2

by: Rob TriggsAugust 4, 2014
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The CyanogenMod development team have just pushed out the latest M9 build for the custom KitKat ROM, M builds being the most stable versions of the ROM currently available. Along with various fixes and new features for existing users, the M9 update also brings support for a few new devices.

The M9 build is the first stable (non-nightly) CyanogenMod 11 release available for the Sony Xperia Z2 (sirius), Xperia Z2 Tablet (castor), and the HTC One (M8).

As well as additional devices, there are quite a few changes to take note of in the M9 update. Here is a copy of the changelog:

  • Themes support for additional UI elements
  • Heads Up Notifications – Bug Fixes
  • Lockscreen – Allow doubletap to sleep when using secure keyguard
  • Torch – Improve performance
  • Safe Headset Volume – prompt when interfering with 3rd party device
  • Center clock support
  • Quick Settings – respect locale changes on additional tiles
  • Proximity Wake-Up support – prevent accidental wake-up of device by checking to see if proximity sensor is blocked
  • Spam notification filtering – Set notifications to auto-ignore based on content. Long-press offending notification to set as ignored; manage in Privacy settings.
  • Settings Search – Additional improvements and highlighting
  • Data Usage Info – Add support for CDMA devices without sim cards
  • Bluetooth – Add additional A2DP profiles
  • Bluetooth – Disable AVRCP 1.5 by default (fixes various car unit compatibility)
  • Email – Fix saving attachments to storage for POP3 accounts
  • Translations
  • Account for Play Services induced wake-locks
  • Fix encryption on some LG Devices
  • Dialer – add support for Korean and Chinese to smart-dialer

Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 tablet and HTC One M8 owners eager to test out the ROM for themselves can find the stable build in the CyanogenMod download section.