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

by: Robert TriggsAugust 4, 2014

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.

  • Haseeb

    Would anyone please tell me if CM is usually more stable with Sony, Samsung, HTC or LG. I really need to know this because I want to buy the best phone and use CyanogenMod.

    • Mark B

      Well I got the snapdragon note3 version everything works fine except NFC which has never worked at all

      • Haseeb

        And because NFC never works, I never came to know how to use it. Lol

    • thartist

      I did just that with the Samsung Note 3 Snapdragon version and it was beautiful and all but not everything works, like nfc, and i don’t know about hdmi, screen mirroring, ir blaster and whatever, but that’s the kind of hardware stuff that never works in CM because of proprietary drivers. Happened to me before with my old razr.

  • jay

    Buy a one plus

    • Xavier_NYC

      Good luck getting an invite. I’m over that phone..

      • jay

        Got 5 already

        • Xavier_NYC

          Nice.. I was turned off with the whole invitation thing to begin with so I’m just deciding between a G3, and nexus 6 but hopefully it’s not a whale… Also interested to see the note 4

        • Geoffrey Medeiros

          Give me one lol

        • Neel K.Gangrade

          @disqus_0GHlT4CmFC:disqus can i get one on my email id ? :D Pleasssshh !!

    • Hugo Piovesan

      i did :}

  • Ja

    I have one problem. Everytime i turn bluetooth on it disable my WIFI and than i must turn Airplane mode on and then off to get wifi working. Or reboot phone. LG G2 D802

    • Xavier_NYC

      Question do you flash a customer KK modem when flashing? I have a D800 and I feel like the battery life is suffers because I flash the kk modem, then rom, then G apps after a clean install..

      • Ja

        No i didnt I already have official LG KK modem . Same problem with M8 build.

  • Delidumrul Mani

    I can say that CM11 M7 is more stable than Stock 4.4.4 at LG nexus 4. I am still testing M8.

    • bless u

      What makes it ‘unstable’? I’ve been using it since it came out on the same phone, and haven’t encountered any problems… What am I missing?

      • Delidumrul Mani

        Camera, gallery, GPS.. etc.

  • Mark B

    No HLTE build yet

  • crutchcorn

    Glad to see them still working on it

  • Jose

    For those interested in installing CyanogenMod, THE easiest instructions I’ve found. Written for the non-technical layman…

    From start (stock) to finish: