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

The stable M9 build for CyanogenMod 11 has gone live, which also brings support for the HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2, and Z2 tablet.
August 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.