I've got a problem with my Nook Color (BNRV200)
Tired of searching for a thread that tells you what to do when you need to install, fix a problem, need a recovery, etc. I have compiled a number of links to various threads by developers and others that answer questions that get asked a lot. This post is intended to give a site that will make finding these answers easier than a regular search. It will have a list of threads and posts with various helps, have a topical list of problems and sites which address those topics, links to common sites and app needed to get what both Noob and seasoned members need to work with and on Nook Colors.
You choose to make changes, flash ROMs, etc. it is your choice. You assume all responsibility for what ever happens. I list these links because I know they have helped and work for me as well as many others. If you need help with a particular problem addressed in these links, ask on those threads.
If you use information in any of these links make sure to click on the thanks button both here and in those links. If you want to write a thank you note also, that to is fine, but does not add to the "Thanks" counter. These people have worked hard for free that we can have greater enjoyment and fun with our tablets. Most get nothing for their time and effort so "thanking them" is their greatest return and the least the rest of us can do in appreciation. Credit and kudos are given by Authors Names in Post #2
Add Network speed to Status Bar. Post#3
Android.process.media force close or crash Click here Also make sure all Google apps are updated, defrost frozen ones, update in play, refreeze (Mine was Gmail) (Thanks bowguy)
Boot Loop Problems (2)
Bootable CWM Recovery SD (v126.96.36.199 and now v188.8.131.52) (1)
Change "Status Bar" or "Navigation bar" colors or heights (for two rows of status info). Post#3
Change perceived DPI, rotation behavior, fullscreen, permissions on a per app basis Post#3
Dual Boot Nook (12)
Faster bootupFaster SD card access. Instructions bottom of Post#4To get faster bootup you can disable the boot animation and save about 30 seconds from boot up time by adding "debug.sf.nobootanimation=1" to the build property file in the /system folder. This is a pain though if you keep up with the nightlies regularly like I do. I got tired of editing the file for every update or reversion if there was a problem with the newer nightly. So I created a script that goes into the Userinit.d folder that checks build.prop on every boot and adds the line if needed without any further intervention. The first boot after installing a new nightly will have the boot animation but no more till the next install when the process will repeat all automatically. Download the AutoNoBootAnimationScript.zip in attached files below, unzip, follow the included instructions and enjoy.
Freeze/Disable applications (1)
Google Play says, "This app is not available for your device"(H)Get Xposed Framework in Post#3, download "PlayStore Fixes", set Fake density 240, Check No Restrictions Patch. Clear Google Play Store data, reboot enjoy.
Home button / icon stopped working, defrost / enable android Keyguard
How can I make my ROM run smoother, have more free memory or have longer battery life. Post#4
How to play flash video on Android 4.4 Kitkat in Dolphin Browser (14)
How to do a Logcat (13)
I wiped, erased, formated my /ROM (#2) partition (2)
Installing CM11 and get Status error 7 or other problems - Must use CWM 184.108.40.206+ or TWRP 220.127.116.11 (Download below)
Installing new CM11 and latest Gapps and no Google Play. Problem /system is too small.Installing CM on EMMC CM11 (8), CM10.2 (9), CM7 or CM10 (6)The Prefered way to fresh install latest nightlies: If you do a conventional (no repartition) install using the smaller 01/05 Gapps and install the other Goople apps through Google play. They install into the /data directory instead of the /system. You can do this also with Gmail, Sound search (ears), Google TTS and Hangouts.
Alternate experimental adventurous way. There are two .zips available that will repartition your Nook and give you more /system space and /Data space.
Dweatons mod of Leapinlarswork, Repart.zip, is here and will yield 1.1Gb /System, 2Gb /Data, and 3.6Gb /Media.
Mine is here and will yield 1.1Gb /System, 4.5Gb /Data, and 1Gb /Media. You must get and use a reformat 5,6,7,8.zip after the running the repartition.zip for dweatons get Leapinlar's here. For mine get it here. the difference is for his you must install with CWM before 18.104.22.168, mine works with 22.214.171.124. Reverts to B&N Stock /system are available here.
Installing CM on SD (3)
Make Play Store show All apps in listings Post#3
Modifying partition sizes original (5) Modified for CM11 and CWM 126.96.36.199 (15)
More SD card storage Use a 64 Gig SD Micro. Instructions bottom of Post#4
Nook won't boot (7)
Put Play Store link in App info window Post#3
Recovery boot loops (1)
Repairing partitions, blank screens and cannot flash new roms (2)
Restore Nook Color to Stock, (4)
Running Netflix app in CM 10 and 11 (11)
Screen touch sensitivity a little off. Try Nook Screen Recalibrate in Google Play
SD Card install tips Leapinlar's Tips post #2
Stock Nook Color Roms Leapinlars (1.4.3), Dizzy Dens (1.4.1)
Video Flicker in CM11 Crackle, Hulu and other video sites and apps, update to CM11 nightly 4/22+ or (10)
Volume / Sound to low. Try Speaker Boost in Google Play. Caution:(Y)Mine works great @ 50% boost. Be very careful above 40%, go slowly and safely. If you want to rename the DSPmanager goto post #6. If you have CM 10.2+ (4.2.1) you must do the renaming since the DSP version since then throttles back the sound levels.
YouTube updated and asked for update for Google Play Services but Google play has no update. Get Version 4.2.43 here: (11) (At bottom of attached files) Latest (4/20/2015) New update on Youtube and / or Google Play problems. Solution here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5&postcount=54
Where can I get:Gapps http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Gapps
Latest Nightlies http://download.cyanogenmod.org/?dev...e&type=nightly
Recoveries (download in attached files below)
Stable versions http://download.cyanogenmod.org/?dev...re&type=stable
Older releases of CM 10 or CM11 http://techerrata.com/browse/cm/encore/nightly
To whom credits and thanks are due!
See Post (#2)
If you know of other Help, Info, etc sites post a reply I'll check it out and include it in the lists above. Even if the post are not on Nook Color forum, If it worked for you on your Nook, post a reply with your Rom version and I will check it out and consider adding it to this list.
188.8.131.52 - Good for CM7 Eyeballer or nemithTWRP Recoveries
184.108.40.206 - Good for CM7 thru CM10.2 Racks
220.127.116.11 - Good for CM7 thru CM10.2 - LeapinLar
18.104.22.168 - Must have for CM11 5-16+ Nightlies eMMC & SDCard installs - polymath257
22.214.171.124 - Latest Available - rjwil1086