Ainol Novo7 Advanced Firmware Upgrade Guide


Ainol Novo7 Advanced Firmware Upgrade Guide

Ainol Novo7 Firmware upgrade guide

Preparation:

1. Required files:
Novo7 firmware image
Upgrade tool (Livesuit.exe)
Windows USB drivers

2. Make sure the device is fully charged

3. Backup your data, device will be formatted during upgrade

Upgrade Steps:

1. the upgrade tool installed on the PC Livesuite.exe.

Double-click the
File, generates the necessary files to upgrade, this step will automatically install the driver, as shown is XP system dialog box pops up, click “Continue” to complete the driver installed automatically.

2. open Livesuit

Double-click to open the upgrade tool to find the file, as shown below:

3. select the firmware

Click on the map “No” to close the user upgrade wizard, and click the “Select Firmware” button to select the suffix. Img file, as shown below:

4. turn off the power

Ensure Novo7 off (turned on, press the power button for more than 8 seconds to force power off)

5. press the key combination to start the upgrade

a. Press and hold down the “Vol +” button
b. connect the USB cable to computer
c. directly after connecting the USB cable, repidly press the power button 6 times (you should get a popup window if done correctly, if not repeat step 5 from beginning)
d. DONT release the “Vol+” button till the LiveSuit popup window
e. you can now release the “Vol+” button

(Note: If you install the driver at this time the pop-up dialog box, the path to point to installation directory UsbDriver Livesuit folder, click Next to complete the driver installation prompts).

6. select the format to force upgrade

Livesuit prompt “force format”, click “Yes”, then all of the original installation of APK removed, click or APK does not delete the original.

Recommended mandatory format for thorough update to upgrade! ! ! Otherwise the update is not complete and may brick! ! !

7. the upgrade begins

Pop-up “OK to force format” dialog box, select “Yes”, the upgrade began, as shown below:

8. the upgrade is complete

Firmware download process lasted about three and a half minutes or so, please wait until the prompt “upgrade successful.”

9. automatic restart

After the upgrade is complete, flat will automatically restart, then you can unplug the USB cable.

Slow start-up time machine for the first time, please be patient.

If the machine does not restart automatically, press and hold 8-10 seconds or more to ensure the power switch off, then press the open key three seconds or more to restore power to send hand movements

10. DONE

[Ref: http://tabletrepublic.com/forum/novo-7-advanced/ainol-novo7-advanced-firmware-upgrade-guide-131.html%5D

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