We’ve had to wait a little longer than we had initially hoped, but Ainol have finally released the Android 4.0 Ice-cream Sandwich firmware update for all Ainol Novo tablets.
Keep reading to learn how to update your Ainol Novo 7 tablet to Android Ice-cream Sandwich.
How do I update the firmware on Ainol Novo 7 Tablet to ICS?
Updating you Ainol Novo 7 tablet’s firmware to the latest Android Ice-cream Sandwich ROM is simple and should only take 10 minutes to complete.
Before you do update please keep in mind that the ICS firmware update will wipe all your user data and applications from your Novo 7 tablet, so it is recommended to backup everything first.
Also ensure your tablet is connected to a power supply when updating to prevent the tablet from crashing.
Download Android Ice-cream Sandwich for Ainol Novo 7 tablet
To download the Android 4.0.1 (Ice-cream Sandwich) firmware for your Ainol Novo 7 tablet click on the link below and choose to save.
The file will be in a .zip format and will be roughly 190MB in size.
Download Android Ice-cream Sandwich firmware for Ainol Novo 7 tablet here.
Instructions how to update Ainol Novo 7 tablet to Android Ice-cream Sandwich
Step 1: Put the the Android 4.0.1 (Ice-cream Sandwich) update file into the root directory of your SD card. Make sure that the file is named ‘update.zip’ and your SD card has at least 250MB or space. Insert your SD card into your Ainol Novo 7 tablet.
Step 2: Press and hold the power button.
Step 3: Press and hold the ‘+’ button while still holding the power button down. Keep holding both until the Android logo and Android robot appears.
Step 4: If you release the buttons and wait for at least 5 seconds your tablet to enter the automatic update mode. Updating should take around 5 minutes and the tablet will reboot when finished.
Alternatively if you press a button your Novo 7 tablet will enter manual update mode. In this case choose the ‘update.zip’ file and let the update take its course.
Step 5: Once rebooted you can enjoy Android 4.0.1 Ice-cream Sandwich on your Ainol Novo 7 tablet!
If you come across any problems or have any tips or tricks of your own for the Ainol Novo 7 Android 4.0.1 Ice-cream Sandwich update, feel free to leave them in the comments section below!