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Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000 with Android 4.3 – CyanogenMod 10.2

CyanogenMod 10.1 - Android 4.2.1 - Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 CyanogenMod 10.1 - Android 4.2.1 - Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 CyanogenMod 10.1 - Android 4.2.1 - Samsung Galaxy Tab 7

One more time I wanted to give another breath to my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7, because prices here in Venezuela are not encouraging, so I decided to install Cyanogenmod 10.2 con Android 4.3, thanks to HumberOS. This upgrade is valid only for the Latin American model, I mean Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 P1000N (o P1000L). Here I leave all you need to do so, and some tips.

Considerations

  • Remember that only you are responsible of what you do to your tablet. Although I followed this method, I won’t take any responsibility if you brick your tablet.
  • Backup your current rom and any data. This will help you to go back if something goes wrong.
  • Do this procedure with at least 75% of battery charge.
  • This rom ONLY works on P1000N / P1000L.

Requisites

  • To have installed a Recovery  capable of loading updates ( like CWM Recovery)

Installing

  1. Download and copy into internal o external sdcard’s root directory files cm-10.2-20130921-HumberOS-p1.zip, and gapps-jb-20130813-signed.zip. The first one is the ROM and the second one are the Googles’ apps for this Android version.
  2. Turn off the tablet and then turn it on in the CWM Recovery by pressing Power On + Volume Up buttons at the same time. When it boots you should see a screen like this one:

     CyanogenMod 10.1 - Android 4.2.1 - Samsung Galaxy Tab 7

  3. Make wipe data / factory reset and wipe dalvik cache on the wipe menu.
  4. On the  Install menu go to choose zip from internal sdcard (or choose zip from external sdcard if it’s your case). Choose  the cm-10.2-20130921-HumberOS-p1.zip file to flash it to the tablet.
  5. Later you must install the Google’s apps. To do so you have to go one more time to choose zip from internal sdcard option and choose the file gapps-jb-20130813-signed.zip.
  6. Once installed, go to reboot menu and reboot the tablet by choosing reboot system. The tablet will boot with the CyanogenMod’s logo. It will last quite a few, don’t turn off the tablet. Be patient.
  7. When it had finished, follow the tablet’s settings wizard, and enjoy it!

IMEI no valid

If you reboot your tablet and got the Invalid IMEI error as show below, I recommend you to got to the Stock ROM 2.3.3, and the update with the HumberOS’s kernel qith grants you root permission,  and finally do the above steps for upgrading to 4.3:

IMEI issue

The process can be a little tedious but it must be done to use a fresh operating system so it can recognize the device’s IMEI.


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Installing CWM-Based Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

Android System Recovery - 3e CWM-Based Recovery v5.0.2.6

The Recovery Menu (or boot menu) that comes with the Stock ROM 2.3.6 for the Samsung AceS5830 doesn’t let to install a custom ROM, so if you want to try another ROM but the original ones you must upgrade the Recovery. Here I leave how to install  the  CWM-Based Recovery for this phone model.

Considerations

  • Remember that only you are responsible of what you do to your phone. Although I followed this method, I won’t take any responsibility if you brick your phone
  • Backup your current rom and any data. This will help you to go back if something goes wrong
  • Do this procedure with at least 75% of battery charge
  • This rom ONLY works on  Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 / S5830L

Procedure

  1. Download  CWM-Based recovery, and copy it to the SD card. You can do it by connecting your phone to a PC.
  2. Turn off the phone and turn it on in the Recovery mode. You can do that by pressing the power button, wait the Samsung logo to show and immediately press the central button + the volume up button at the same time. You must see something similar to the first image shown above..
  3. You will see a menu con different options. There choose Install zip from SD card
  4. Browse your SD card and choose the file named recovery-clockwork-5.0.2.6-galaxyace-fix.zip. You will see a confirmation screen. Say “yes”.
  5. After applying the changes reboot the phone by choosing the Reboot system now option on the main menu
  6. When your phone is booting, enter to the recovery mode as explained in the first step. You must see the  CWM-Based Recovery as shown in the second image.

Now you can isntall other rom like Cyanogenmod on your Samsung galaxy Ace S5830 / S5830L.

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