Update Nexus 7 with Jellybean 4.1.2 Liquid JB v2.0 RC7 Firmware [How to Install]

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By Shruti Hirur | November 8, 2012 10:20 PM EST

Team Liquid has come up with a new Android Open Source Project (AOSP) based RC7 firmware update. The firmware is based on the CyanogenMod (CM) 10 build and features the latest Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) built. The firmware features fix LTE toggle modes, added Navbar widgets, custom Navbar targets for tablets, added group MMS threading, added home button unlock option and more.

Since this is a custom ROM firmware, your device should be rooted before proceeding with the installation. To check whether your device is rooted or not, you have to download the Root Checker app. IBTimes UK cautions users to proceed at their own risk and re-iterate we will not be held responsible for any consequences.

Pre-requisites:

  • Make a backup of all your data
  • Enable USB debugging in your device by heading to Settings > Development > USB Debugging
  • Ensure your device is left with a minimum battery of 30 per cent

To install Team Liquid AOSP based RC7 firmware on Nexus 7:

  • Download the Liquid JB v2.0 RC7 and Google Apps package to your computer. Once you download the files, copy them to the computer using USB cable
  • Unplug the device from the PC and download the ROM Manager app. Open the app and choose the option of Flash Clock Work mod Recovery and then select the option of Reboot into Recovery Mode
  • Choose install zip from sd card > choose zip from sd card and then select the Liquid JB v2.0 RC7 and Google Apps package. Once the file is selected, the update is applied, you will now see a message which says install from sd card completed

 You have now installed Liquid JB v2.0 RC7 firmware in your Nexus 7. To verify the firmware in your device you may head over to Settings > About phone.

[Source: Android Advices]

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