For all those who are having the acer iconia tab A500 can now apply the custom ROM which is based on the Honeycomb 3.2 version of firmware. So, in the due course of this article we will see the same on how to apply this update. This custom ROM can be applied by all the users who have rooted acer iconia A500 tablet. Not to worry just in case if you haven’t rooted your device then we will guide you too on how to root your tab. The only condition which you need to keep in mind is that please follow the instructions carefully or else you may even end up damaging your tab.
If you have already rooted your acer iconia Tab A500 then you need to skip the rooting process tutorial which is mentioned below. Just in case if you have not rooted your tab till now then we would like to tell you that once the device is rooted, the warranty gets void. The only way you can reclaim the warranty is by reverting back to the Stock ROM.
Before you proceed we will see on what are the enhancements which this Custom ROM comes along with and then followed by few pre requisite instructions which you need to follow before you proceed to the actual instructions to apply this custom ROM.
Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your acer iconai Tab A500 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.
- Rooted and Deodexed,
- Comes pre installed with Busybox, Bash and Nano apps,
- Zipaligned applications to reduce the memory usage,
- Some of the acer stock apps are removed for better speed and battery backup,
- Powered with kernel tweaks for better and fluidic experience,
- Internet Browser has been tweaked for faster page loading,
- NTFS Support (Driver Mounted),
- Dalvik optimized,
- HFS Support with Custom kernel,
- DRM Service is now disabled,
- Optimized acer wallpaper from the Launcher,
- All apps are now updated,
- Added Polaris Office,
- Samsung Dual Clock Widget,
- ES File Explorer App is pre loaded,
- Asus weather widget,
- Google music updated to 3.0.2,
- WiFi Channel 12-13 and now supports Ad-Hoc,
- Motorola Boot Animation,
- Taboo Tools which is a custom app
Screen Captures of Taboonay Custom ROM:
Now, let’s check out the list o pre requisites along with the instructions to apply this update in your Acer iconia tab A500.