As seen on previous monthly releases, CyanogenMod developers try to deal with any possible problem or error, and in this respect, they hurry to release an update for their custom ROM in order to give people the feedback they ask for. Now, a new CM11 M4 update for the custom KitKat Rom, the CyanogenMod 11 was offered for release. The builds are pushed out once a month, and they are considered to be the most stable version of the custom ROM for almost any handset.
According to the official change log, the software update does bring a coupe of notable changes and improvements. After all, this is the main reason why the software is being updated: to bring people a fix for all their problems and issues, as well as to improve the overall experience and performance.
In this respect, if you choose to update your CyanogenMod software with the latest M4 build, you will get different bug fixes and changes. For example, the immersive Mode that caused accidental clicks on swipe gestures (EdgeGesture service) was successfully fixed, and now, users are no longer experiencing this problem.
Additionally, the Bluetooth feature also received a couple of fixes, which include the Wipower SDK apis. The fix for the System NavBar now offers left hand mode (landscape only- not yet available on tablets). For those of you who are using their devices to translate texts or to communicate with their friends, now, with the new CM 11 M4 build, you have new languages addition, localization and long-string fixes. With this fix, you will see how easy it will be to translate long and complex texts right from your mobile device.
It is worth mentioning the fact that the new released software update brings a fix for various problems related to:
- Motion Accelerometer support (device dependant)
- Volume Panel
- Media Player
- CM Easter Egg
- Theme Engine
- Trebuchet (decouple icon mask and background)
- Settings (multiple hands-free device support)
- Privacy Guard
In the same time, if you choose to update your Custom KitKat ROM with the fourth build of CyanogenMod 11, you will experience a general performance improvement since the built speeds up booting on multi-core devices, and it also adds options to force high-end graphics options on low-end devices. In what concerns the Quick Settings problem, the update fixes the volume Tile sync fix, the Quick Configuration, Alarm Tile that shows the alarms and the users profile issue.
As many other CyanogenMod builds, the update is available for a large number of handsets. Now, more than 50 handsets including the Google Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2012, HTC One, LG g2, Oppo Find 5, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3 and the S4 handset will have the possibility to use the fourth build of the CyanogenMod 11. As a matter of fact, if you want to check the compatibility of your device, you can easily head over to the official CyanogenMod Download Page.