How To Update HTC Wildfire with Cyanogen MOD 7.1 Custom ROM Firmware

HTC Wildfire 2.3.7 LogoOne of the most popular handsets of htc is the HTC Wildfire and we are here today to present with an article which will empower the htc Wildfire users to finally update their devices with the latest version of Cyanogen mod 7.1. We would like to appreciate all the users who have always trusted us and supported us when it comes to the support for their devices and continuing to stand by those we continue to strive hard to meet your requirements. So, recently many devices have got a Cyanogen Mod 7.1 release and we are in the process to cover all the devices which has got this release.

Just in case if you missed out then Cyanogen Mod is now acquired by the Samsung Electronics who have always been a proactive company when it came to satisfying people, not only on the hardware front but also on the customization front. Cyanogen Mod is basically a custom ROM which is made and developed by the Cyanogen Team which is now a part of Samsung Electronics Ltd. This ROM in no manner is related to the Stock ROM and is not developed by the HTC and also it’s the beta release of the Cyanogen mod.

In the due course of this article we will see on the list of enhancements or the features which this version of firmware comes along and also we will see the list of features long with the instructions to update the phone with this Cyanogen 7.1 Release. So, let’s check out the same below and in the due course of the article.

Enhancements in the Cyanogen mod 7.1 for HTC Wildfire:

  • Firmware based on the Gingerbread 2.3.7,
  • Stock version of Cyanogen mod kernel,
  • Supports all the AOSP kernels and also Tiamat-Saga,
  • Comes with an all new Interface which is different from Stock,
  • Better Battery optimization for higher battery life,
  • Increased Quadrant Ranks when checked with Antutu benchmarking tool
  • Supports the latest Android Market place 3.1.6,
  • Comes with the better app management tools and facilities as it supports many folder lock applications which was not there earlier

Disadvantages of the Cyanogen mod ROM 7.1
Since its still in the beta stages, there is a probability that you may face some stability issues but it should be fixed with a patch or with the next update release of the Cyanogen Mod.

  • Some of the force close errors have been reported with this release of the update in the dialer as well in the Gallery applications.
  • Wi Fi has some issues with which you may experience issues like frequent disconnection.
  • Simultaneously opening more than 5 – 6 applications may crash some core phone applications

So, now let’s first get started with the procedure to turn S Off and root the phone with the procedure in the next page.

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  1. thetnaing

    April 29, 2012 at 9:59 am

    My HTC wildfire is dead in the reboot.How can i do to get my HTC back?
    No one know how to repair in my country.Everybody said that my htc wildfire’s CPU was dead.Any body else?If no one else,htc wildfire will be in my trash.

  2. Akif

    April 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    if i will update my phone then how can i install htc sense 2.1?

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 3:04 pm

      its pre loaded!

      • Akif

        April 6, 2012 at 3:28 pm

        do you mean that it’s already installed in ?

  3. Akif

    April 3, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    if i can update my phone then my phone speed will increase or not ?
    because wildfire has slow processor.

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 12:36 am


  4. vijay

    March 23, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    if i update my htc wildfire, will the live wallpapers n other racing games start running coz they dnt as of now.. plz help

    • Neela Pradeep

      March 24, 2012 at 11:10 am

      yes some games doesnt support due to flash

  5. Michael

    March 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I followed the Rom Manager method to update the HTC wildfire by update-cm- after i chose the zip file. phone auto reboot and update the firmware. then the phone repeats the animation of \cyanogen(mod)7 robot\. i already wait about 10 mintue. it still repeat the animation. what’s the problem. should I force power down the phone.

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 21, 2012 at 11:48 am

      revert back to the stock firmware if you are unable to update!

  6. Richard

    February 22, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    I also dont have the option to disable Fastboot on the HTC Wildfire.
    Under settings I dont have the option called POWER.

    Please help…..

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 22, 2012 at 10:54 pm

      its ok, you can follow the remaining instructions!

  7. Richard

    February 22, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    After I have cleared storage I dont the option to boot from zip files. It reboots in 5 seconds and starts up normaly.
    Please help……..

  8. Ian

    February 16, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Hi the link for the HTC Sync drivers is dead again please update

  9. shashank

    November 11, 2011 at 11:02 am

    can i try this mod on my wildfire s …

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 11, 2011 at 11:03 am

      no, as of now Wildfire S doesnt have Cyanogen MOD ROM!

  10. Rama gurubaran V

    November 2, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    HTC syn drivers link is dead. Pls take care of it.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 4, 2011 at 1:07 pm

      the link has been refreshed, kindly check now!

  11. Pradeep Kumar Aitha

    October 18, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    Would like to know if this ROM is going to be available for Samsung Galaxy Ace.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      October 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm

      no, as of now there’s no such update but once it arrives we will surely come out with the same!

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