Install CyanogenMod 7 (CM7) on the Samsung Captivate
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
Installing CyanogenMod 7 on the Samsung Captivate is a very simple process once you have the pre-requisites complete. CyanogenMod is by far the most popular ROM for Android devices and used by many supported phones as well as many still in Alpha’s and Beta stages. The Samsung Captivate CM7 ROM is officially supported by CyanogenMod and is fully functional on the device.
Place the CyanogenMod update.zip downloaded on the root of internal memory
Boot into ClockworkMod Recovery
Once in Recovery select “Wipe data/factory reset”
Then select “Wipe cache partition”
When done select “Install zip from sdcard”
Then select “Choose zip from sdcard”
Select the update.zip you downloaded earlier
Verify if it asks by selecting “yes”
After install is completed select “go back”
Finally select “reboot device”
Congrats you now have CyanogenMod 7 on your Captivate!
By installing the ROM on your Samsung Captivate you will have the most recent Gingerbread operating system available on the device. You will notice an incredible speed increase and will feel as though you are using a new phone. We as always warn you to complete these instructions at your own risk but offer any help that you need.