y Crew RKTablets Genio CM10.1 v1.3 firmware installed on Pipo S1 tablet ~ China Gadgets Reviews

Oct 11, 2013

Crew RKTablets Genio CM10.1 v1.3 firmware installed on Pipo S1 tablet

1. Backup your data.
2. Download the CM10.1 archive from here, here or here; (uploading) extract 'PipoS1_CM10.1_v1.3.2.rar'. Copy 'Oma RK30 CM10.1 Format NAND.zip' file to a microSD card.
3. Hard-off the tablet by long pressing the power button (4+ seconds). Insert microSD card. Hold down the VOL- button while inserting microUSB cable to enter download mode
4. Start the 'RKAndroidTool.exe' found in the 'RKDevelopTool_v1.35' folder (right-click, run as administrator). NOTE: The tool should say 'Found RKAndroid Loader Rock Usb'. Hit 'EraseIDB' and wait for success (Clears partition table) and then hit 'Run' once. INFO: Run OK', Pipo S1 will boot into recovery --> **RECOVERY SHOULD BE v6.0.3.1**
5. Wipe cache, Wipe data/factory reset, Install zip from external card 'Oma RK30 CM10.1 Format NAND.zip' and reboot. Wait 5 minutes.
6. Once the tablet starts, select your prefered launcher, hit 'immer' (always).
7. Set the language to English: Hit the setting icon, 'Systemeinstellungen', Scroll down to 'Sprache & Einabe', Set 'Sprache' to your desired language.
8. Fix landscape menu buttons not appearing. Go to play store, sign in. Install Textdroider DPI from play store. Set DPI to 120. Apply. Reboot. HINT: to use back & navigate button use the tablet in portrait mode.
9. Optional: If you want back the tablet interface with bottom notification bar then download TabletUI fix v1.3.2 and install it from microSD card via CWM.

- enable development options > tap 5 times on build number
- higher performance > disable animation scales in developer options
- control Play-Store > disable auto-updates
- battery drain > set keep wi-fi on during sleep to never
- full access to the build > enable /system rw in File Manager HD
- load kernel modules > enable init.d ON in Pimp my Rom (reboot)
- don't show su notifications > disable in Superuser

Unresolved Issues:
- Wifi takes a few seconds to connect from sleep
- camera is upside down
- display artifacts on screen rotation

Problem: If you get stuck with installs the loop you back to recovery constantly, you probably have CWM-based Recovery v6.0.1.5. This recovery does not work with the original Pipo S1 kernel.
Solution: Use recovery with kernel RK3-_kernel_308_s1_pipo

Problem: You find yourself stuck in recovery with no way to power off
Solution: Select a menu item, highlight ++++Go Back++++, when you press the power button, do not let go until tablet powers off.

Build details:
- CyanogenMod 10.1 / Android Jelly bean 4.2.2
- Kernel 3.0.8+
- this firmware has root acces.
- Languages: all
- gapps are preinstalled
- Another preinstalled apps: AdAway, Apollo, CPU Tweaks, DSP Manager, File Manager HD, MX Player, Nova Launcher, Pimp My Rom, RebootMenu, Terminal Emulator, USB Host Controller, Viper4Android FX, etc...
- Antutu Benchmark score: about 10.000 points at 120 dpi;
- Build number: Oma RK30 CM10.1 v1.3.2 - 05.10.2013

Credits for this great ROM goes to Oma.
Credits for this tutorial goes to trenchtractor.

Always keep in mind that this is not a review, just a first sight of this firmware. You have to test it more for another details, to see if it satisfies your needs.

3 comentarii:

Unknown said...

some of the apps wont turn on it shows GAME/APP has Stopped and sometimes the picture freezes and you have to turn off and on the tablet to use it. Can you fix any of this problems ?

Unknown said...

i love cm , but this rom is not good . no wifi ...

Seto-Kun said...

Salut, am gasit o versiune noua de CM10.1 tot de la el, cu fixuri la camera si la rotatie. Am incercat sa il instalez, dar nu era pt tableta mea de Pipo S1 si avea culori aiurea si interfata era prea mare. Nu poti cumva te rog sa il faci sa mearga pe Pipo S1 te rog? Ms foarte mult!

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