Ainol novo 8 – Steps to Root & Install Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware
Ainol novo 8 tablet from the house of ainol now gets rooted and the same we will check on how to root easily. Powered with the same processor of A9 of which an Apple iPad comes with, this one is really a show stopper in all the places where it has got launched. Just in case if you want to know about this not so popular yet powerful device then this tablet comes with an impressive 8 inched screen with Wi Fi 802.11 b / g /n support, 5 MP camera, 1080p capable device, 16:9 aspect ratio support, IPS Panel display etc. The only thing which is the shortcoming of this device is that it comes with an age old Froyo 2.2 version.
In the due course of this article we will not only see on how you can root this device but also we will see on how you can upgrade the firmware to Gingerbread 2.3.4 from the current 2.2 firmware.
Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by updating the firmware which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article including the pre requisites and the procedure to update the phone.
Screen Captures of Gingerbread 2.3.4 on aino Novo 8:
Quick Pre Requisites:
- Before proceeding, ensure that you have backed up all the data or else there is a probability that the data may get corrupted or may get erased. With the help of below mentioned tips you can easily backup all your data.
Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Ensure that the device is left with the minimum of 60 % battery charge so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get discharged in the middle of rooting / firmware update process. Enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Disable all the Security Suites, Firewall tools and also the PC Suite as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.
Lets head to the next page for detailed procedure to Update and root ainol novo 8 with Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware.