How to Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Alpha 2 CyanogenMod 9 On HP TouchPad

After couple of months of launching the HP Touch Pad, HP stop releasing any new software updates for it, but keeping in view of its popularity and increasing number of its users, Android dev team didn’t stop releasing its updates.  Recently, they released CyanogenMod Alpha 2 which is a small update of Alpha 1 version of CyanogenMod. If you never heard about it, then it is basically a custom ROM for discontinued tablets. All the owners of HP Touch Pad, don’t miss this detailed step-by-step guide on how to install CyanogenMod Alpha 2 Android 4.0.3.


Before going on guide, we feel it important to make thing even more clear and for the ease of our readers.  If you are currently using CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 1, then simply upgrade it using ClockWorkMod. Check out the guide below if you don’t know how to do so.

In case this will be your first experience with CyanogenMod, then don’t miss the guide on RootzWiki or proceed with the one given below.

Before starting the guide, keep one thing in mind that it is in Alpha stage which means this it surely have bugs. So go ahead from this stage at your own risk.

For the guys who are not aware of these technical terms, then any developer or company usually first launch the alpha version with a lot of bugs and then keep fixing them with help of other developers and then release beta version with  less bugs and when all the bugs get fixes, then launch the final version for general public.


This post is entirely for education purpose and not to promote the violation of the restrictions and copyright of the concerned company. We publish guides after testing, but Defeasto will not be responsible in case of any damage to your device while following these instructions.

The steps are as given below:

Step 1: First of all download CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2 in the root of memory card.

CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2

Step 2: The second step is to grip and hold the power button and hit the reboot button  to reboot to ClockworkMod Recovery.

Step 3: Now go to Install zip and install the file you downloaded in step 1.

Step 4: When all process are done select reboot system and you will get your device reboot.

Step 5: Wait for few minutes and let the process get complete. Once done, reboot your device.

Now the HP Touch Pad should boot in CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2 Android 4.0.3 (Ice cream Sandwich)

If you follow the above steps correctly than your CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2 will be installed correctly which is based on Android 4.0.3 ICS version.

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Source: RootzWiki

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