Update – Lenovo(R) IdeaPad A1-07 (16GB) + Android(TM) 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

WARNING! THIS POST IS OUTDATED. IT IS LEFT JUST AS A REFERENCE FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE SOME  RELEVANT LINKS ARE MAY BE BROKEN. BROKEN LINKS MEAN, ALSO, NON-FUNCTIONING SCRIPTS. I INVITE YOU TO TREAT THIS POST FIRST AS A REFERENCE (INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY) AND CAREFULLY VERIFY EACH STEP IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. SORRY!

* This post has been archived and left for reference. Jump to the partially automated new version *

* Notes *

Note01: This post updates the full coverage, that one should read first.

Note02: Please send in your comments if the following solution may cause problems

Note03: the information provided here applies only to a 16GB model. The information is provided as is and it is a work in progress. It comes from my experience and applies to it; it could be incomplete and lead to mulfunction in other cases, difficult recovery, difficult roll-back and possible denial of warranty. If you want to use it for your own tests you are free to do at your own risk. If the following instructions did not work for you or caused any problem feedback is welcome.

Welcome Researcher!

Build A107I0_A404_001_013_0116_US.zip has been released after A107I0_A404_001_014_0116_US.zip. Nothing has been changed in my opinion, except for the file name. I suppose they had to correct a naming mistake.

I downloaded it and, roughly, this is what I followed (or typed) to make it work.

[Debian GNU/Linux host system]

* Step by step *

  1Download A107I0_A404_001_013_0116_US.zip

  2Download updater-script.a404.patch

  3 – mkdir pad

  4 – cp /path/to/A107I0_A404_001_013_0116_US.zip pad

  5 – cd pad

  6 – unzip A107I0_A404_001_013_0116_US.zip

  7 – cp /path/to/updater-script.a404.patch ./

  8 – patch META-INF/com/google/android/updater-script updater-script.a404.patch

  9 – zip -r update * -x updater-script.a404.patch A*.zip

10 – (copy generated update.zip in the microsd card and go on as usual)

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* Revisions *

#2012.0802#2013.0318#2014.0423#2014.0506#2016.1130

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