NEW: Install official Global ROM on Chinese TB132FU running ZUI 14 or Fake globalDISCLAMER: Flashing on TB132FU is pretty much safe and a hard brick has not occured yet, but do it at your own risk. If anything goes wrong you can return to ZUI 14 using one of the restoration methods listed on the FAQ thread. ALL YOUR FILES WILL BE DELETED. Make a backup of your personal files before proceeding.
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Current version: TB132FU_S000094_221117_ROW
To see what works and what doesn't check below.
To flash this version you will need:
1 - A computer running Windows
2 - Flashtool (attached to the thread)
3 - ADB drivers or UsbDk drives & MTK drivers
4 - ZUI 14 installed on your TB132FU. If you have fake global you can flash as well, but having ZUI is recommended.
5 - Firmware file
6 - Attention to the really detailed tutorial below.
How to flash
1 - Download and install the drivers provided above. If you already have them installed skip this step.
2 - On your computer create a folder on your Desktop. Name it LENOVO.
3 - Download the firmware file (download link provided above) and un-zip it inside the LENOVO folder on your desktop. So inside your LENOVO folder now you should have a folder called TB132FU_S000094 Global.
4 - Download the attached flash tool and un-zip it inside the LENOVO folder on your desktop. Now you have a folder called TB132FU_S000094 Global and a folder called MTK_Flashtool.
5 - Power off your TB132FU and disconnect it from your computer in case you have it connected.
1 - Go to the LENOVO folder, and open the folder MTK-Flashtool. Inside this folder find flash_tool and double-click to open it.
2 - Once it opens click the TAB download. Do not click the green arrow.
3 - For the Download agent click Choose. Navigate to your Desktop > Lenovo > MT_Flashtool and select the file MTK_AllInOne_DA_onyx_signed
4- For Scatter-loading file click Choose. Navigate to your Desktop > Lenovo > TB132FU_S000094 Global and select MT6893_Android_scatter.txt. You will see two files with the same name. Click the one with the paper with lines icon. Wait for it to load.
5 - For Authentication File click Choose. Navigate to your Desktop > Lenovo > MT_Flashtool and select the file auth_sv5
6 - You will see white and green lines below. Scroll down and find the line that starts with lk_a and UNMARK it. All the other options should be marked, only lk_a should be unmarked.
7 - Click the green arrow DOWNLOAD and plug in your tablet. Wait until it completes flashing the firmware.
And done. Once it is finished you can unplug your tablet and turn it on. You now should be running the latest global rom on your TB132FU;
HDR with true black
Productivity mode (PC mode)
And almost everything else. I'm still testing it.
What doesn't work:
OTA - once a new update is available it will be needed to be flashed manually losing all data. OTA did not work on a previous version.
Ultra-fast charging. It has Rapid charge but not the super fast charging available on ZUI
Some users reported L1 when flashing this global.
For users who lost L1 status, no solution to get it back from L3 yet. :/
"Scroll to the left" on the home screen to access the media center will not turn off even if you try manually setting it as off.
Time-zone issue: Factory reset it after the first boot to get it fixed.
You tell me what else is not working.