[Update] Arnova 7c G2 root, Google Play and CWM recovery update with Nano firmware release 13b

setialpha has just released a new update for his famous Nano custom firmware, that offers root, Google Play (formerly Android Market) and added functionality to the Arnova 7c G2. It comes with ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.8 (CWM), a custom recovery that allows you to perform several advanced recovery, restoration, installation and maintenance operations on Arnova 7c G2.

Nano custom firmware revision history

nano-boot rev32:
– don’t make ADB icon in notification bar persist
– moved some tweaking to init scripts

nano-system rev84:
– add Beats Audio (for testing purposes)
– update Market to 3.4.7 (Google Play Store)
– update ES FM to 1.6.13
– init scripts for tweaking
– improved GPS Settings
– added hosts file to block ads
– added apns/spn-conf.xml from cyanogen mod (many more
Carriers should now be flawlessly supported)
– add resolv.conf (using Google DNS)

trenano-recovery.img rev03:

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Installation instructions

You will need a computer and a working ADB connection to the custom firmware images as the Arnova 7cG2 does not ship with a accessible recovery.

These firmwares are specific to the Arnova 7c G2 and should not be installed on other devices.

WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE.

FIRMWARE UPDATES ARE USED AT YOUR OWN RISK.

You will find all installation instructions from setialpha in our forum.
The following video demonstrates the installation procedure.

Other developments

  • Dont forget to check DanielVd_ArndroidianiModdedROM, another great Arnova 7c G2 from DanielVd that offers root, wireless tethering and other goodies..
  • setialpha has prepared a package for all developers or firmware modders to help working with his firmware modifications: ROM creation Toolbox (GNU/Linux) rev05b [2012.02.12]
  • Thanks to setialpha, tremendo and DanielVd and all the testers for their amazing work.

    For any problems, suggestions or just to thank setialpha, please check our forum.

    Huge thanks to Cajl/Jbmm.fr for lending me his Arnova 7c G2 tablet for some time.