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Nabi 2 Root and Gapps Install

jmz

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#include /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you. */

Here comes the root for the Nabi 2 and how to install fully work GApps.

You must have a basic working knowledge of adb and have it installed. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1590800
Also ensure you have fastboot installed and working


1. Ensure you have latest updates
2. Download jmzrootpackage.zip from here
3. Extract files to desktop
4. Plug in phone
5. Choose from which option you want

Recovery was built by me but Dees_Troy pointed me in the right direction a couple times
 

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RageAgain

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Tried it, works!

So pleased to have full root and Play Store!

My Nabi 2 had the android update and the root ran with lots of errors, but I have already installed an app from the Play Store ( Titanium Backup free ) and am running it now....

Now to see if I can get GL to SD to run, and then get a 32GB MicroSDHC card...

Sigh...

I am so sorry, I forgot to say THANKS! Mad props! If I wasn't so broke ( can't even pay my bills right now ) I would definitely donate...

But..

You made poor me SO HAPPY!
 
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Dropline

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Worked prefect for me as well. She is going to be happy her missing apps\games are back. Titianium restored her progress on games from her Nabi1, worked like a champ.

Thanks again.

Sent from my EternityInfected ThunderBolt.
 
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I tried it a couple of times last night and had to end up doing a recover to get my apps back. Did any of you that successfully rooted your nabi do the software update? Just think they might have changed something in the update to fix the root exploit. If anyone else is able to get their nabi rooted could you please post your log from Bin4ry's program.
 

jmz

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I tried it a couple of times last night and had to end up doing a recover to get my apps back. Did any of you that successfully rooted your nabi do the software update? Just think they might have changed something in the update to fix the root exploit. If anyone else is able to get their nabi rooted could you please post your log from Bin4ry's program.
Doing a reboot a couple times brings your apps back. It will error out throughout the process. But at the end will say successful. If it doesnt first try reboot a couple times to get your data back then try again. I am not the creator of the exploit as I noted so it might be better to ask bin4ry. But I have 2 nabi's and this worked on both. Before and after update. I did have to reroot after update though

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Dropline

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not yet. but shortly it will be and it will make gapps install much much easier. i will prolly have a twrp build vice cwm.
Cool, I like twrp better than cwm. Of course I like 4ext recovery the best, but I know that would be asking a lot.

Sent from my EternityInfected ThunderBolt.
 

jmz

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Cool, I like twrp better than cwm. Of course I like 4ext recovery the best, but I know that would be asking a lot.

Sent from my EternityInfected ThunderBolt.
that would be them doing that as it is closed source. I have a couple little bugs to work out on twrp and i will release later tonight. Will completely new instructions that will be much easier to follow
 

Dropline

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that would be them doing that as it is closed source. I have a couple little bugs to work out on twrp and i will release later tonight. Will completely new instructions that will be much easier to follow
Cool, I look forward to checking it out. I just wish I knew how to mod the actual os, would love to enable "safe headphone volume" mode and "hold back to force close app". Not sure why they have those 2 turned off.

Sent from ROOTed NEXUS7
 

jmz

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Cool, I look forward to checking it out. I just wish I knew how to mod the actual os, would love to enable "safe headphone volume" mode and "hold back to force close app". Not sure why they have those 2 turned off.

Sent from ROOTed NEXUS7
shouldn't be too hard to crank out. since this device is so close to nexus 7, getting cm10 going shouldn't be too much of an issue. I will make a patch to make nabi mode available still though
 

Dropline

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shouldn't be too hard to crank out. since this device is so close to nexus 7, getting cm10 going shouldn't be too much of an issue. I will make a patch to make nabi mode available still though
I just worry about breaking the monarch ui. My kid is 2-1/2 so I don't want her with a full cm10, yet. ;)

My only experience is abd stuff and a little small tiny bit of theming for htc sense using the kitchen. Modding the settings menu just sounds so much harder. Or should I say so much easier to mess something up bad.

Sent from my EternityInfected ThunderBolt.
 
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jmz

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I just worry about breaking the monarch ui. My kid is 2-1/2 so I don't want her with a full cm10, yet. ;)

My only experience is abd stuff and a little small tiny bit of theming for htc sense using the kitchen. Modding the settings menu just sounds so much harder. Or should I say so much easier to mess something up bad.

Sent from my EternityInfected ThunderBolt.
Well really as long as you don't touch /system/vendor you won't break monarch. You remove vendor you will have a normal tablet.

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Dropline

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Well really as long as you don't touch /system/vendor you won't break monarch. You remove vendor you will have a normal tablet.

Sent from my PG86100 using xda premium
Good to know, thanks.

Also I am going to check this out this weekend...
[GUIDE] [how to] CREATE OWN ROM [FOR ANY ANDROID DEVICE] [FOR N00B] [EASIEST METHODS]
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1801690

I think it could help me figure out how to do that mod I want to do, at least I hope it will help with that.
 

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i was actually looking to pick one up, couldnt convince the wife my 13 month old needed one tho >.> IMO its a bit nicer than the n7 due to expandable memory and hdmi out.

however fuhu/nabi refuses to release source for kernel
 

Dropline

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i was actually looking to pick one up, couldnt convince the wife my 13 month old needed one tho >.> IMO its a bit nicer than the n7 due to expandable memory and hdmi out.

however fuhu/nabi refuses to release source for kernel
My kid was under 1 year when we gave it to her. But in the beginning it was more start something for her and hand it over, now at 18months she knows how to take it off the charger and use it all on her own.

13 months is PERFECT get them started young, they need all the advantages they can get.
 
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