Linux Users, Coby 7042, Root, Recovery, Update, All Without Livesuite

Discussion in 'Coby Generation 3 Development' started by vampirefo., May 26, 2012.

  1. tpaine

    tpaine Senior Member

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    Thanks for your reply. typing search works fine (even with suggestions). Its voice search that crashes. (The microphone at the other side of the search widget). Its not a big thing, just an annoyance. Voice recording works fine. I'm able to use grooveip app for phone calls.

    Any ideas, suggestions ?
     
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    After about 2-3 tries, it gave up and installed correctly :) At first it would either stuck at COBY or at ANDROID.. But the thirtd time, got past it and I FINALLY have Gapps on my other tablet ^^ No problem has shown up right now. Thanks Vampirefo, Really ^^
     
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    I felt my Coby Kyros MID7042 was little more than a toy without root and, mostly, without Google Play. I followed Vampirefo's method and everything worked fine. The only problem I have detected is with voice search, but I dont use that function, so I havent even tried to solve that issue. Excelent work, vampirefo.
     
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    ok so i folled all the instructions on how do root my 7042 kyros tablet with livesuit and now when i go to turn on my tablet it wont go past the android logo and some times not even that far. i have no clue on what im doing wrong or did do wrong so any help would be amazing
    thank you
     
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    You didn't follow the instructions in this thread. Livesuite is a different method entirely. Unfortuately the livesuite images are old and coby makes different hardware vesions of the same model. Did you try the livesuite method again? which livesuite image did you use ?
     
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    @Shadowkiller

    What you did wrong was use livesuite, my method is without livesuite. I can't help you.
     
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    You must have downloaded the Livesuite ROM and software before the links were removed. In any case, as mentioned by the previous pair of posters, this process doesn't use Livesuite. Attempting to use this method on top of Livesuite tends to brick tablets, which is why the Livesuite links were removed from this forum in the first place.

    Unfortunately, you're stuck with Livesuite now. The only other option is to get the tablet exchanged.
     
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    Great rom!

    However, is the Bluetooth suppose to be working in this ROM? It's not for me.

    Is there another ROM where Bluetooth works?

    Thanks.
     
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    The best rom so far is the cm9 here:

    CM9 for Coby 7042

    It seems to like certain usb adapters better than others.
     
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    Well, the Bluetooth switch won't turn on when I click on it.
     
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    what rom are you running ?
     
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    I am running the CM9 rom.
     
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    We've taken the liberty of deleting the off topic posts from the end of this thread. If something was deleted that you feel shouldn't have been, then feel free to repost it.
     
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    Hi to all

    My Coby Kyros 7042 fell and the screen and digitizer tablet departed and can no longer interact with the tablet.

    Do not intend to replace the screen, but I intend to use it for TV android device since it works for hdmi, but I can not connect the mouse or keyboard, or beyond the physical keys can not interact with the tablet.

    After the fall, I managed to make root the device, but do not have the "USB Debugging" turned on!

    And from what I read on google, it will be essential to connect with this option turned on, so that the tablet via adb commands (something I know exists but do not know anything), becoming operational with mouse and / or keyboard.

    My question is whether it is possible to accomplish with this rom. What I want is if I can give help to accomplish what I want with my coby 7042 and if it is possible.

    Thanks in advance

    VHCE
     
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    The 7042 makes a fine set top box. All you need is to connect a usb mouse. This will allow you to set usb debugging using the mouse and using the tv for display.

    I use a wireless mouse to control from across the room.

    Good luck
     
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