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Restore to stock 4.3

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By crowncar12, Junior Member on 26th August 2014, 12:49 AM
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23rd September 2014, 09:45 PM |#21  
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if you want to go back to stock 4.3 on the dell venue 8 use Dell's recovery tool that's inside the developer folder.

HOW TO INSTALL:

1. Turn off your Dell Venue 8

2. Go into fastboot mode by holding down power and volume down

3. On your computer run p801t_JB4.3_flash_device.bat

4. Wait

5. When the command finishes hit any key and your Dell Venue 8 should reboot in to android 4.3

You could also use this for restoring your tablet if its stuck on the dell logo (as long as you can get into fastboot mode)

P.S. you cant upgrade to kitkat after



WARNING FOR DELL VENUE 8 ONLY!!!!!!!!!

If you have a picture like this () this can fix this. I had the same problem before and this is the only thing that fixed my tablet


After doing all the steps. My tab is not working any more It gets stuck at the image you have mentioned. please help ASAP. I was planning to gift to this to my mom tomorrow.

PS: - Mine is Dell Venue 8 , 32 gb Wifi + 3g version
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24th September 2014, 12:42 AM |#22  
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After doing all the steps. My tab is not working any more It gets stuck at the image you have mentioned. please help ASAP. I was planning to gift to this to my mom tomorrow.

PS: - Mine is Dell Venue 8 , 32 gb Wifi + 3g version

this thread needs to be deleted fixing devices from users that followed this is started to annoy me . . .

but here i am to help . . . power off your device then power it on holding vol down and power if it boots to fastboot / droidboot fixing is easy and we will proceed from there if not i can still fix it it is just a little harder please post your reply in my : myKIT_BATCH thread. . .
5th October 2014, 01:01 AM |#23  
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It worked for mine when I used it on my venue 8 16gb so I dont know why its not working for others.
7th October 2014, 03:12 AM |#24  
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It worked for mine when I used it on my venue 8 16gb so I dont know why its not working for others.

You need to be specific in your first post. The firmware for the wifi only and the wifi/3G are different firmware. It should be in big red letters " FOR VENUE 8 3830 WIFI ONLY. DO NOT USE ON 3G VERSIONS"
It's not their fault for being uncertain, it becomes yours for not being specific.
7th October 2014, 01:37 PM |#25  
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Originally Posted by crowncar12

if you want to go back to stock 4.3 on the dell venue 8 use Dell's recovery tool that's inside the developer folder.

HOW TO INSTALL:

1. Turn off your Dell Venue 8

2. Go into fastboot mode by holding down power and volume down

3. On your computer run p801t_JB4.3_flash_device.bat

4. Wait

5. When the command finishes hit any key and your Dell Venue 8 should reboot in to android 4.3

You could also use this for restoring your tablet if its stuck on the dell logo (as long as you can get into fastboot mode)

P.S. you cant upgrade to kitkat after

Download link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pq6mv9ryc...-VuPgRw8a?dl=0

WARNING FOR DELL VENUE 8 ONLY!!!!!!!!!

If you have a picture like this (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8g...it?usp=sharing) this can fix this. I had the same problem before and this is the only thing that fixed my tablet

can't upgrade to Kitkat, means no OTA upgrade any more?
7th October 2014, 02:17 PM |#26  
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can't upgrade to Kitkat, means no OTA upgrade any more?

If you use the files included with the dev-edition , I have stock 4.3 images in the myKIT_BATCHv1.1.x thread post 2 that are ota compatible.

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7th October 2014, 03:11 PM |#27  
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Originally Posted by crowncar12

if you want to go back to stock 4.3 on the dell venue 8 use Dell's recovery tool that's inside the developer folder.

HOW TO INSTALL:

1. Turn off your Dell Venue 8

2. Go into fastboot mode by holding down power and volume down

3. On your computer run p801t_JB4.3_flash_device.bat

4. Wait

5. When the command finishes hit any key and your Dell Venue 8 should reboot in to android 4.3

You could also use this for restoring your tablet if its stuck on the dell logo (as long as you can get into fastboot mode)

P.S. you cant upgrade to kitkat after

Download link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pq6mv9ryc...-VuPgRw8a?dl=0

WARNING FOR DELL VENUE 8 ONLY!!!!!!!!!

If you have a picture like this (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8g...it?usp=sharing) this can fix this. I had the same problem before and this is the only thing that fixed my tablet

I opened p801t_JB4.3_flash_device.bat , I'm seeing 'fastboot is not recognized as an internal or external command' on each line, then I press a key, the window closed directly, how come?
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I opened p801t_JB4.3_flash_device.bat , I'm seeing 'fastboot is not recognized as an internal or external command' on each line, then I press a key, the window closed directly, how come?

I working on my 4.3 recovery to use social's .img they should work I will have 3g and wifi soon P.S. yes O.T.A. updates
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