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16th January 2014, 11:50 PM   |  #1  
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I recently purchased a Nexus 7 from craigslist. Unfortunately I don't believe the seller was fully truthful (surprise). When I got home I tried to connect it to my home Wi-Fi and for some reason it keeps saying there is an authentication problem. It won't let me do anything other then select a language and connect to Wi-Fi. He said it had 4.4 on it, and lucky for me, I bought the tablet to experiment with rooting, flashing, etc. Does anyone have suggestions on where to start with this thing?

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17th January 2014, 02:09 AM   |  #2  
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Have you tried a reboot? Several have posted a reboot resolved their problem with this.
17th January 2014, 02:22 AM   |  #3  
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I recently purchased a Nexus 7 from craigslist. Unfortunately I don't believe the seller was fully truthful (surprise). When I got home I tried to connect it to my home Wi-Fi and for some reason it keeps saying there is an authentication problem. It won't let me do anything other then select a language and connect to Wi-Fi. He said it had 4.4 on it, and lucky for me, I bought the tablet to experiment with rooting, flashing, etc. Does anyone have suggestions on where to start with this thing?

*Edited the version which I was told was on it.

I'd just nuke it and start fresh. https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images
17th January 2014, 03:20 AM   |  #4  
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Well I got it to connect to my friends Wi-Fi but I'm still going to have some fun with it.

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I'd just nuke it and start fresh. https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images

This is a great list but which model would I use?
17th January 2014, 04:59 AM   |  #5  
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Well I got it to connect to my friends Wi-Fi but I'm still going to have some fun with it.



This is a great list but which model would I use?

Hi, LVMickey...

https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images

These are Factory Stock Images for Nexus devices... sort of like installable versions of Windows... but for Android instead.

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** If you have the WiFi only Nexus 7, you need the 'Nakasi' version.

** If you have the WiFi & 3G (Mobile) Nexus 7, you need the 'Nakasig' version.

** KOT49H is the latest build version (KitKat 4.4.2).

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Make sure your Nexus 7 is definitely the first generation model (2012)... because the second generation model (2013) requires the Razor and Razorg factory images.

Download the correct one to your PC... and then follow the instructions given here...

[GUIDE] Flashing a Factory Image with fastboot / return to stock.

Hope this clarifies a few things... and good luck.

Rgrds,
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out of curiosity,how much did you pay for it.

just wondering because i was playing around with the newer Nexux 7 at walmart and i got tempted to jump ship to the newer version. If i do,i will sell it on craigslist.

seems like they are going for between 90-110 bucks.
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out of curiosity,how much did you pay for it.

just wondering because i was playing around with the newer Nexux 7 at walmart and i got tempted to jump ship to the newer version. If i do,i will sell it on craigslist.

seems like they are going for between 90-110 bucks.

You can get at least $100-120 from a pawn shop, then if you change your mind, you have time to get it back. Just a thought. That's what I did- I pawned my N7, got a new tablet, then went back later and got my N7 back. Now I have both lol, which wasn't the plan, but I love them both so much for different things! Anyway, point is you'd get what you want money-wise without having to commit to the sale (just in case).

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