CyanogenMod 7 For Z71
List of Z71 variants :
Orange Boston, Gsmart G1305, XT502, Apanda A60, Vibo A688, Excalibur, A1, A88, Z71, Blaze, Journey, F911
Off We Go –
1)Root the phone with UniversalAndroot. (You can google it or click here http://www.filefacto…1.6.2-beta5.apk)
2) Install RomManager[Free] from android Market.
3)Open the Rom Manager and click on “Flash ClockworkMod Recovery” –> Select “Commtiva Z71″ phone (compatible with Boston and clones) [Important Step ]
4)Then Backup your original ROM (scroll down to see the back up rom option). The ROM will be backed up on the SD card. Save a copy of it elsewhere safely in your PC.
Download the following files from the respective links –
Copy these files to the root directory of the sd card (do not make any folders).
5)(FLASHING ROM) Open RomManager and click “Install ROM from SD card”
Tick for Backup existing Rom and Wipe Data and Cache [ Super Important]
Click ok to Reboot and install
The flashing process should take 5-10 minutes installing everything and then 10-20 minutes during the first boot. Please be patient during this process.
7)After the phone boots you will see new ROM ( GingerBread ).
8)Voila! *Your Phone* with Gingerbread (2.3.3 )