InfoTMIC x210 Support Documents

X210 M7206/M799CA Custom Firmware Rom Flash

 

Modify your 7" X210 tablet (M7206/M799CA) with this recommended firmware.

You can modify the stock android software on your tablet computer with this customised Rom. Your tablet will run faster, your battery will last longer and you will have access to more markets and apps.

 

 

Improvements Include

  • Performance tweaks
  • Full Market access (inc. Paid Apps), using Nexus S settings
  • Flash 10.3 (not brilliant, though)
  • Snappy UI
  • Better app management
  • Better RAM management
  • Fixed external SD mounting problem
  • Wifi never sleeps
  • Higher benchmarks
  • Quicker boot (for some)
  • Better internet connection
  • Higher sound output
  • Working YouTube
  • All-round performance boost!

Relevant to 7" Infotmic X210 Imap M7206/M799ca

 


Warning - This firmware release is for the 7" InfoTmic X210 (M7206/M799CA) Only!

DO NOT USE THESE FIRMWARES ON ANY SCREEN SIZE ABOVE 7 INCH!! IT WOULD APPEAR THE CHINESE ARE BRANDING SOME 8 & 10.x INCH SCREEN TABLETS AS M7206/M799CA - THESE FIRMWARES ARE NOT FOR THOSE SIZE SCREENS !!!! ALSO, SOME MODELS ARE CLAIMING TO BE M7206/M799CA TABLETS, BUT USE DIFFERENT FIRMWARE/HARDWARE REVISIONS THAN WE'RE USED TO SEEING - THESE FIRMWARES ARE NOT FOR THOSE TABLETS!

Please read instructions carefully, we cannot accept any responsibility for damage caused.

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The firmware is the "android" folder that goes into a winhexed and formatted microSD card.

If you dont know how to use winhex or format a microSD card to prepare it for flashing the firmware, then read the tutorials first

How to format a MicroSD card with SD formatter and use Winhex to create a flash for the X210 tablet (M7206/M799CA)

Download Winhex and SD Formatter from our x210 download section

Download the latest version of ROM from our downloads section 7" InfoTmic X210 >> Downloads >> Roms

 

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Development History

25/1/12 - New features include: wifi never sleeps, performance tweaks, removed 'GB' locale from build.prop, incorporated local.prop into build.prop, tidier SD card mounting, easier tweaking process.
13/2/12 - Rehashed a lot of settings, heavily tweaked the memory management stuff, removed the vold.fstab edit (not needed, caused problems for some), changed device name to IMAPX210 instead of m799ca, added in both Volume+ and DSP Manager for choice, edited RT2780STA.dat for (hopefully) better compatibility.
16/2/12 - Changed fingerprint to Samsung Galaxy S 2 (for GPU compatibility), edits in the build.prop for performance, edits to install-recovery.sh for performance.
20/2/12 - Put the new mixed firmware up for download. [BROKEN]
21/2/12 - Put a new mixed firmware up for download. [SCRAPPED]
22/2/12 - Another firmware update, hopefully the final one! New 'lighter' tweaks package put up for downloading.
22/2/12 - Fixed problem in settings.db which prevented some apps from downloading/installing.
23/2/12 - Changed 'windowsmgr.max_events_per_sec=160' to 120, for improved scores/performance.
5/3/12 - FIRMWARE UPDATE TO REPLACE TWEAKING MANUALLY!!! Many, many thanks fly out to Hairybiker & fluffkitten for their work on cracking the Infotmic firmware files, and to twjordo and others for the testing and input on the topic.
9/3/12 - Firmware revision which includes uuid in folder, new Google Play (i.e. new Market), Galaxy S2 fingerprint for compatibility, tidied up files, edited init.rc and some minor theming.
8/4/12 - TKT pre-alpha released, for testing.
11/4/12 - 2nd pre-alpha release, which fixes external SD mounting problem, 3G support permissions & wifi issues (buffer was too big). Some minor tweak adjustments too.
13/4/12 - 3rd pre-alpha release, with various fixes/edits/changes!
19/4/12 - 3.1 pre-alpha release, with numerous fixes & edits
22/4/12 - 3.2 update release, to fix missing apps & sounds and update settings.db for faster UI, internal app install by default and wifi never sleeps by default. Also changed wifi channel to 1 and TX power down to 50.
25/4/12 - fixes for 3.2 - working YouTube and AdFree now, and fixed an incorrect line in build.prop.

 


How to Root an InfoTMIC X210 M7206/m799ca


YOU MAY BRICK YOUR TABLET IN ATTEMPTING THIS AND FOROMA NOR

ITS STAFF CAN BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR TABLET IF YOU BRICK IT.

1) Plug In Tablet To Charger And Remove sd card and turn the Tablet On, go to

Settings/ManageApplications and enable USB debugging

2) DOWNLOAD gingerbreak v1.2 (FREE and in software section of this site)

Directly to your Tablet Without sd Inserted in it.

3) Now Mount the SD Card

4) Now open Gingerbreak app and click "root"

5) ENJOY ROOT ACCESS !!!

gingerbreak comes with superuser and you can check market for available

updates for superuser.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE ROOT ACCESS? here is a simple way....

you can getconnectbot app or terminal emulator app and open it and type "su" then enter

and it shoulddrop a line and give you a "#" symbol.

ROOTING YOUR TABLET SHOULD NOT TAKE MORE THAN 10 MINUTES!!!

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 00:49

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