Update Cyanogenmod 6 to Cyanogenmod 7 â€“ Android Gingerbread
Before you begin, check the Backup / Restore settings on your phone.
-> Home -> Settings -> Privacy
–Back up my data
If these settings are active, then you wont have to re-install all your apps after updating.
Download the new CM version and Google Apps:
- update-cm-7.0.0-RC3-0.07-11.03.12-Milestone-signed.zip or newer
- gapps-gb-20110307-signed.zip or newer
Save these files on your SDcard in the /OpenRecovery/updates directory.
Reboot your phone in OpenRecovery mode (tip: use this quickboot app)
apply sdcard:update.zip to go to the AndroidianiÂ menu
Make a full nandroid backup!
NextÂ delete all 3 caches (don’t worry, you wont lose your apps as long you have turned on automated backup/restore.).
- Wipe Cache Partition
- Wipe data / Factory reset
- Wipe Dalvik Cache
Choose Apply Update and select update-cm-7.0.0-RC3-0.07-11.03.04-Milestone-signed.zip
select the gapps-gb-20110307-signed.zip to install all google apps.
then reboot and by happy.
NOTE: after boot, the market app will ask to to resync your apps. DONT do this! First setup your WIFI / 3G settings, then run the market app. (the app will give this warning)