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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

[GUIDE] How to install Android 4.4.4 based TeamEOS ROM on your Motorola Xoom


Motorola Xoom no longer receiving official software updates, it still gets attention from the developer community. The EOS project has been a popular supplier of custom ROMs for the Xoom, and the most recent version brings Android 4.4 KitKat support to the veteran tablet.
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KitKat has already arrived on the Xoom courtesy of OmniROM and CM11 (unofficial). Now check out the following guide on how to install Android 4.4.4 based TeamEOS ROM on your Motorola Xoom

[NOTE] The following method is based on formatting your Xoom with bigPart partition. Please do not proceed before you perform a BigPart Repartition Upgrade on your Motorola Xoom.

[NOTE] You can also try out our guides on how to install KitKat on your Motorola Xoom using OmniROM and CM11.

[DISCLAIMER] Installing custom ROMs may void your device warranty. Please note that this website and the developers of this ROM will not be responsible for any loss of data or device malfunction which may occur from following this guide. Please proceed at your own risk.

Prerequisites

Instructions

  1. Download Team EOS nightly builds for your Motorola Xoom (wingray | stingray | everest)
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  2. Download GApps package
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  3. Please copy all important data (files, photos, backups, etc) on your internal storage to your microSD or computer. Your data will be completely wiped during this process.
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  4. Make sure you are running TWRP BigPart Edition Recovery before you proceed.
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  5. Copy the EOS-full_wingray-201XXXXX.XXXXXX.zip and GApps to your microSD card.
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  6. Reboot into TWRP BigPart recovery. Go to the Wipe menu, Select 'Advanced Wipe' and check the following:
    • Dalvik Cache
    • System
    • cache
    • Data
    • Internal Storage, then proceed to step 9
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  7. If updating from older ROM version
    • You don't have to wipe anything, proceed to step 9
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  8. If updating from an different ROM, wipe
    • Dalvik Cache
    • System
    • cache
    • Data, then proceed to step 9
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  9. Go to Install. Make sure you are on microSD storage. If not, navigate to root and then to into 'sdcard' storage using the navigation panel. Select the following zip files and flash them one by one (or together) in the following order... Do not reboot until you flash all the files
    • Flash EOS-full_wingray-201XXXXX.XXXXXX.zip
    • Flash gapps-xxxx.zip
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  10. Now click Reboot System to reboot your device
Your Motorola Xoom should now boot into Android 4.4 KitKat based on Team EOS ROM. If you have wiped your data you will be greeted by the welcome screen and you can now go about restoring your data and backups.



source - XDA
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