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 View Poll Results: How will you rate Karbonn Smart Tab 8 or 10 performance-wise, out of 5 stars.

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Karbonn Smart Tab 8 & 10 ROM's ,Root, Recovery,etc.

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Mod Warning: Please do not use this on the newly released version 2 devices....it may brick your device.


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Please read through all the pages of this thread. Do NOT ask questions which has been asked or answered earlier. Wait for a while for the answer before reposting the same thing. Do NOT quote the First Post.

Do NOT Private Message me(ankitdaruler) or Fuser-Invent. Ask your question in the thread so that the solutions can help other people fix similar issues.


If you cannot follow the guidelines mentioned above this thread will be closed and hence there won't be any progress in the development for these devices.




Official Karbonn Smart Tab 8 Thread


Official Karbonn Smart Tab 10 Thread





Karbonn Smart Tab 8 & 10 Stock Plus Rom V1.2 & Karbonn Custom v 1.0.1 Rom by Fuser Invent


To install:-

Stock Plus ROM

•Copy the zip to your SD Card.
•Boot into Stock Recovery
•Factory Reset the tab
•Apply update through Ext
•Select the Karbonn Stock Plus zip
•After completion Reboot system now.


Karbonn Custom ROM v 1.0.1

•Install TWRP recovery
•Boot into TWRP
•Copy the .zip over to your SD card
•Factory reset your tablet
•Flash the zip
•If you want to switch SD with Internal, flash crystal_clear_v1.5_sd_switch.zip
•Reboot System Now

Features are listed in the particular thread.


Stock ROM v 1.2 for ST8 & ST10


Custom ROM v 1.0.1 for ST8 and ST10



Karbonn Stock ROM Plus v1.1 by Fuser-Invent for Smart Tab 10

It has been mainly made for people who have bricked their Smart Tab 10's(can save you from sending the tab to the Service Centre) but others can also use it as it will enhance the usability and speed of the device.

Features:-

i)It's the Modified Stock ROM which is flashable through Stock Recvoery.
ii)Bloatware Removed.
iii)Init.d Tweaks enabled.
iv)Governor Tweaks added.
v)Touch Screen Tweaks added.
vi)Much faster than the Stock ROM. More Internal Memory and RAM available.
vii)Runs HD Games much smoother.
viii)Pre-Rooted.
ix)Internal External Memory Swapped.
x)Much efficient in Battery handling.

To install:

i)Copy the zip to your SD Card.
ii)Factory Reset the tab
iii)Apply update through Ext
iv)Select the Karbonn Stock Plus zip
v)After completion Reboot system now.

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TWRP for Smart Tab 8 & 10 by Ozadroid

TWRP or TeamWin Recovery Project is a Custom Built Recovery similar to ClockworkMod but with touch functionalities.

Download



Rooting


Download the Crystal_Root.zip from here and copy it to a microSD card (do NOT extract it)
Charge up the battery in your Crystal, Power Off and remove the charger cable.
Insert the microSD card into your Crystal
Get into Recovery mode.
In the recovery you can move with the Volume- button, you can select with Power or Volume+
Select the apply update from EXT option
Select the Crystal_Root.zip, this will install the package
Wait for the update to finish
Select reboot system now

This is a tried and tested method and has worked for everyone till now.


Swapping External to Internal Memory


The fact that our devices have only 1.51 GB of Internal Storage limits the capabilities of our devices. Especially with HD Games. But after swapping this won't be a problem anymore.


Download the file Vold.rar from here.
Extract the file vold.fstab and paste it to your SD Card.
Now with ES Explorer Mount RW as writable and tick up to root(You have to root and have to know how to move into root).
You should now be able to access the root.
Copy the vold.fstab from Sd card.
Press back and paste it in system\etc.
It will ask you to overwrite. Allow it to do so.
Reboot.
I myself have tried it and it worked wonderfully.
That's it. Enjoy HD games now.


Lag-free Tweak


Install SetCPU app
Download the file Setcpu.txt from here
Paste it into the root of your SD Card
Open SetCPU, first change the governor from "conservative" to "performance2"(This is the most important thing)
Click on options button(three dots) and then click Device Selection
Select Custom Frequencies
Now Set Min frequency to 48 MHz and Max frequency to anything according to your preference(Now you'll have the choice of setting the frequency upto 1.5 GHz)
When you wan't to conserve more battery lower the Max Frequency(while browsing or listening to music maybe) and when playing HD games up the Max Frequency(Most games will run perfectly with even 1200 MHz)

Note:-48MHz of Min frequency will give more battery in in standby mode.
And now you call play games like Dead Trigger on Ultra High graphics settings without lag on 1.4 or 1.5 GHz.
Try not to Clock the CPU above 1.2 GHz for a long time as it could cause heat issues. The governor itself should speedup everything for you.


Enjoy.



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18th January 2013, 06:08 PM |#2  
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Ok so now that you've read the disclaimer I'd like you to know that I have only discovered the rooting technique for our ST8 & ST10. It was actually made for Ainol Crystal but with my research and knowledge I realized that it should work for our devices as well. This thread is to keep all developments for ST8 & ST10 at a single place.

Are you working on boot recovery (CWM or TWRP) for these devices? You have given a great start. Now lets keep the momentum on.
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Are you working on boot recovery (CWM or TWRP) for these devices? You have given a great start. Now lets keep the momentum on.
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I'm working on CWM Recovery. Will upload tomorrow.

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---------- Post added 19th January 2013 at 12:31 AM ---------- Previous post was 18th January 2013 at 11:44 PM ----------

I uploaded the Recovery for ST10 Cosmic here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=36881482

Haven't tested it on ST8 yet. Don't know if it will work.
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I'm working on CWM Recovery. Will upload tomorrow.

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---------- Post added 19th January 2013 at 12:31 AM ---------- Previous post was 18th January 2013 at 11:44 PM ----------

I uploaded the Recovery for ST10 Cosmic here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=36881482

Haven't tested it on ST8 yet. Don't know if it will work.

Great thing really. ..Anyways any bugs which remains in the CWM??
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I'm working on CWM Recovery. Will upload tomorrow.

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---------- Post added 19th January 2013 at 12:31 AM ---------- Previous post was 18th January 2013 at 11:44 PM ----------

I uploaded the Recovery for ST10 Cosmic here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=36881482

Haven't tested it on ST8 yet. Don't know if it will work.

Cool. Quite fast intact. Will be testing it tomorrow.

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Unhappy memory swapping
Great i hve swappe4d the memory to my 16 gb ext memory and it is wrkig.Now how to swap it back to the internal sd card memory?
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Great i hve swappe4d the memory to my 16 gb ext memory and it is wrkig.Now how to swap it back to the internal sd card memory?

Download the file in the attachments and replace the earlier file using the same method.
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Download the file in the attachments and replace the earlier file using the same method.

Hey Ankit, great breakthrough on rooting front. There is cwm recovery posted by mushi, but looks like there is problem. It is not getting flashed. May be its not signed properly. Can you please look at it. since your rooting zip was properly signed can I request you to sign cwm zip posted by mushi for st10 and share. Thanks in advance.
@mushi, I hope you are OK with it.

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Re: Karbonn Smart Tab 8 & 10 Rooting and Memory Swapping
Koush opened up recovery building tool.
http://builder.clockworkmod.com/


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Koush opened up recovery building tool.
http://builder.clockworkmod.com/


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Used it, I built the recovery using it. And even signed it but it doesn't work.

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Used it, I built the recovery using it. And even signed it but it doesn't work.

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It's not signed and it is not even a flashable zip(It doesn't have the updater script n all). So quite obviously it won't work. What is to be done is the recovery.img file is to be flashed back in the device.

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