How to Update Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T with Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 Nightly Jelly Bean Firmware

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T to Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware. If you are used to installing custom ROMs or other system tweaks on your Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it. We don’t want anything to go wrong for you.

Android 4.2.1 CM10.1.1 Nightly Jelly Bean

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T. Please do not try on any other Transformer Pad Infinity variants.
  • Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before installing the Android 4.2.1 custom ROM.
  • Your bootloader should be unlocked. Google that up if you are unsure.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding. This tutorial will wipe out your internal memory.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 ROM and Google Apps for Transformer Pad Infinity to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Transformer Pad Infinity USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded Android 4.2.1 ROM zip and Google Apps zip files to your SD card. Make sure the files are in the SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your tablet and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons till you see the message: Press Volume Up to enter RCK (5s). Then, highlight the ‘USB icon’ by pressing the Volume Down button and then press Volume Up to confirm the message.

Step 6 – In recovery, perform a cache wipe first by going to “Wipe Cache/Dalvik Cache” and press the Power button to select it. Then scroll down to “install zip from sdcard” and press the Power button to select it.

Step 7 – Press the Power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.

Step 8 – Now using your volume keys, navigate to the Android 4.2.1 ROM zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.

NOTE: Repeat this step for the Google Apps zip file as well.

Step 9 – After the installation your tablet should reboot automatically now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.

That’s it. Your ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity now has Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware installed on your tablet. Go to Settings > About tablet to verify.

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