Subsequent Nexus Flashing Post

Yeah I know, it’s been more than a couple of days.  My intention was to provide a comprehensive, step-by-step, instructive ‘How To’ on the simplicity of unlocking, rooting, and flashing a new ROM to your tablet.

Due to everyday issues concerning family and life in general this article will have to wait.  I still have every intention of writing it, if only for my benefit.  Having it posted here means it will be available for me to peruse anytime I have issues with my Nexus 7.

In the meantime, a good place for you to start while waiting on my lazy butt, would be Cyanogenmod for the Nexus 7 WiFi (2012) [Grouper].  That will take you directly to the instruction page for the Cyanogenmod ROM for the specified tablet.  Another good link for perusal is at the XDA Forums, which is the “Chroma” ROM for the Nexus 7 WiFi (2012) tablet.

That should be a good start for anyone who was waiting for me to get to this.  I’m sure there are some people out there that are just apoplectic with rage that I’ve failed to come through on this pledged post.  My apologies, but alas, life comes along…

BTW, apoplexy is a terrible thing!  Be careful how mad you get. read more

Flashing Your Google Nexus 7 WiFi (2012)

In the next couple of days, I hope to have a comprehensive article posted on how to successfully ‘flash’ your tablet. (this will specifically be written for the above titled “Google Nexus 7 WiFi (2012) also known as ‘grouper’)

The Nexus 7 WiFi (2012)

The Nexus 7 WiFi (2012)

There is an awful lot of uncertainty wandering around on the interwebs concerning bricking your tablet with OTA updates. Over the past weeks, I’ve been successful going from KitKat 4.4.4 to 5.0 to 5.0.2 and finally to Lollipop 5.1. This isn’t to say all was perfect and I didn’t pull out a few hairs in the process, however, I was able to flash all of the above ROM’s using the sideload method from a Linux laptop.

On Saturday, I had enough of being without a rooted device. With Lollipop 5.1, and the SELinux read more