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Official Ice Cream Sandwich For Lenovo Ideapad K1 + Google Apps Released!


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Official Ice Cream Sandwich For Lenovo Ideapad K1, has finally released.  Follow the instructions below to get it on your K1.  This has been very long waited release, that was going to happen on June 15th, 2013, and got delayed.  

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Thanks to khanning ones again, we now have ICS for K1 with Google Apps + Root!!!!


Required Files:

Download either the rooted version or non rooted version.  Rooted has the latest Superuser.apk and su binary and the latest busybox, and the boot.img has been modified to allow adb remount and non one is 100% stock with Google Apps.

K1_ICS_120607_Stock.zip (STOCK, NO ROOT + GOOGLE APPS)

MD5sum: 68499815e3937b96e31dc49c1dd099b6

K1_ICS_120607_Rooted.zip (ROOTED + GOOGLE APPS)
MD5sum: b7762c0c83535eea9e542c6737bd1470

Install these drivers, before you continue: 

md5sum: 9aa3a4814ca63366329d85a22ed01f64


Instructions: 

APX MODE
You need to boot into APX Mode, to boot into APX mode:
1. Power off
2. Connect your tablet to your PC (via USB)
3. Hold down the Vol - and the Vol +
4. While holding the Volume keys down(- and +), Power on
5. The display should go black, and both LED's on either side of the home button should light up. You are now in, APX mode.

FLASHING THE PACKAGE
1. Extract the K1_ICS_120607.zip  contents to a directory (download from above)
2a. If using Windows, double click the "flash-win.bat" file
2b. If using Linux, cd into the extracted directory and run either "sudo ./flash-linux.sh" or "./flash-linux.sh" from a root prompt

When running this BAT file, it will do all the hard work for you, ones finished you will have Ice Cream Sandwich on your device.   You can thank khanning for his hard work, making this happen in matter of hours after Lenovo staff released the ICS but without the most needed apps (Google Apps).  


Source: XDA

Since, I no longer own this tablet, I will not be able to provide any feedback on this, or test if the instruction above work, so . So if anybody wants to leave their feedback on this update, feel free to leave  a comment below.  



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