Why was CyanogenMod discontinued?

Cyanogen Inc. owns the rights to the brand, so the CyanogenMod team has decided that it is no longer worth continuing development for the open source distribution without monetary or infrastructural support.

Is CyanogenMod still a thing?

CyanogenMod (/saɪˈænoʊdʒɛnmɒd/ sy-AN-oh-jen-mod; CM) is a discontinued open-source operating system for mobile devices, based on the Android mobile platform.

Is CyanogenMod org safe?

Security: The CyanogenMOD as it is, is secure and made more secure with SE Linux. The problem comes with it’s default root access state. The phone has a Super User access and any potential threat application can utilize this drawback.

What did CyanogenMod become?

CyanogenMod OS will rebrand as LineageOS and will be separate from Cyanogen Inc., the company, which will operate separate from the open source OS.

Is CyanogenMod a LineageOS?

Since Cyanogen Inc. retained the rights to the Cyanogen name, the project rebranded its fork as LineageOS….LineageOS.

Developer LineageOS open-source community
Preceded by CyanogenMod CyanogenOS
Official website www.lineageos.org

What is the use of CyanogenMod?

CyanogenMod lets you set a whole bunch of different profiles that alter the behaviour of your phone. These profiles save settings for things like Bluetooth, mobile data and Wi-Fi, giving you pretty good control over how much juice your phone uses throughout the day.

What is cyanogen used for?

Cyanogen chloride is used in chemical synthesis (military poison gas), as a warning agent in fumigant gases, and as a tear gas, metal cleaner (in ore refining or production of synthetic rubber), as well as for electroplating and photography.

How do I uninstall CyanogenMod?


  1. Download, from the Google Play Store, and install “SuperSU”.
  2. Launch the app and go to “Settings”.
  3. Scroll down and locate, and tap, “Full unroot”.
  4. It will ask you to confirm that you really want to unroot your device.
  5. When it is done, the app will automatically close and then restart your device.

What is CyanogenMod file manager?

Simply put, CyanogenMod (CM for short) is a modified version of Android, based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The company calls CM an Android Community Operating System, because anyone can submit code for consideration and inclusion into the platform.