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By sepehrthegreat-iran, Senior Member on 13th March 2014, 01:46 AM
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umm hi
i wanna buy this tablet for my girlfriend
but before handing it over i want to give it a touch
which kernel,rom,apps do you suggest?
should i root it?should i change rom or something?
and i also want to buy an stylus,is it ok?any suggestion there?
thank you for your time my good friends

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13th March 2014, 01:48 AM |#2  
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and i am obviously not familiar with any kind of lg product or kernel or anything
i have a rooted note on a costume rom ( if you wanna know about my experience)

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Its pretty easy to root the thing. Here is what i would do:

Root
Install twrp 2.7 recovery
make a backup so you have it exactly like it came out of the box other than root.

Then you have about 3 choices for roms

Mahdi-Rom 2.5 4.4
LRS G Pad][v1.2.0 4.2.2 +BOB kernel
CYANOGENMOD 11 LINARO/SABERMOD 4.4

Ive used all 3 and settled on LINARO/SABERMOD. It seemed the easiest to setup, didnt have a huge amount of stuff installed (i cant use/stand pie controls) and it was easy to setup for tap on/off.
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what is the point in changing the rom?i mean the installed one has a problem?
other than that what apps do you suggest,or maybe a launcher!

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20th March 2014, 09:45 PM |#5  
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Honestly unless she is tech savy keep it stock I have the lg g2 and gpad both are stock but for one reason only everything works and I get great battery life out of them I do use go next launcher 3d on the phone for a launcher but stock launcher on tablet because I can't find one that I like better

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what is the point in changing the rom?i mean the installed one has a problem?
other than that what apps do you suggest,or maybe a launcher!

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No need for a custom rom, the stock one is fine. I would root it and maybe install a custom recovery, but that's completely optional, plus adding a custom recovery has the disadvantage that it complicates things when you want to do an OTA update.

Some people prefer an alternate launcher, e.g. Nova.

But really, you don't need to do anything but add some apps.
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Originally Posted by sepehrthegreat-iran

umm hi
i wanna buy this tablet for my girlfriend
but before handing it over i want to give it a touch
which kernel,rom,apps do you suggest?
should i root it?should i change rom or something?
and i also want to buy an stylus,is it ok?any suggestion there?
thank you for your time my good friends

Hello..
First let me say, any standard stylus will do just fine.. I would pick one that is your Girlfriends Favorite Color..
Personally.. If I were in your position knowing what I know about "Stock ROM's" vs "What's Available" to give her tablet *A Touch*..
The only Custom ROM I would install for her is the Mahdi-ROM.. It's 100% Stable ( The Most Important Thing ) and it's very Fluid and Fast.
Other than that, I would leave it completely stock since the Official 4.4.2 KitKat Update will most likely arrive in the next 60 days.
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the stock is the best for a girl

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24th March 2014, 03:14 AM |#9  
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the stock is the best for a girl

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Really? Wow.
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24th March 2014, 10:18 AM |#10  
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Really? Wow.

Hehe yes wow indeed
The missus is running Rastakat on her N7 and faux123 kernel, damn technophobe that she is

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