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  1. hodocka

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    I can't find one that works or doesn't require endless surveys to be answered first.
    Thanks for any help!!
     

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    Android is incredibly device specific... A firmware build for one device won't work on another device even if it's similar hardware. What device do you have?
     
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    Toshiba Thrive tablet
     
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    There is no KitKat ROM for that device. JB was the last update. Anything requiring surveys is usually fake
     
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    What about one for a Samsung galaxy nexus?
    Android version: 4.2.1
    Baseband version: I9250UGLL1
    Kernal version: 3.0.31-gd5a18e0 android-build@vpba1.mtv.corp.google.com#1
    Fri Nov 2 11:02:59 PDT 2012

    Build number: JOP40D.I9250UGMA2

    I desperatily need to upgrade to kitkat 4.4 as there are apps I need for work that need a minimum of kitkat 4.4 to run...
     
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    You will need to root and install a custom ROM. Theres a long messy thread on xda.
     
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    The last official update was ICS for the Thrive.

    There is a JB ROM but I'm not sure if the links are active. It is a good ROM.


    Head over to Thriveforums.org if you want further assistance.
     
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    I've been looking for the 4.3 JellyBean download all day. Does anyone have it or know
    where I can get it?
     
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    Look for it on XDA. Do not go to other sources ever.
     
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    XDA isn't the only reputable website to download ROMS, don't feed bad information to the OP.
     
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    Thriveforums.org is the only legit place that had ROMs for the Thrive. I am a member there but rarely visit because there was nothing else to flash. It's an old tablet
     
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    I'm about to give up. Mine works fine but just started trying to use it for different apps and its older android version won't run many apps. I found guides to flash it with 4.3 or 4.4 but can't find those downloads
     
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    Like I said, the tablet (and the forum) is old. Sorry, the tablet came out in 2011 and the JB ROM was in 2012.


    Thread: http://www.thriveforums.org/forum/pio_masaki/16780-rom-team-baked-black-bean-thrive-unofficial.html

    Download: https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23212708291682304


    If you see any type of 4.3 ROM on a different website, don't flash it.

    Read directions and read through the forum. This has been a pretty stable ROM for 3-4 years. I've had it on my tablet since Pio put it out. Solid ROM but you need to read because there are some bugs/fixes like audio. I recommend you join the forum as I think there is still a moderator there who can help if you get stuck. Not sure because I don't go there anymore. I still have my tablet but really don't need help anymore because it is so stable. Good luck. Anything you do on your tablet is not my responsibility. Any modifications are at your own risk.
     
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    I was able to root my thrive, installed the clockwork mod and installed the 4.1.2. I don't guess I understood, I thought it was the 4.3. So the 4.1.2 is the best there is for the thrive. I can't get it to connect to the playstore.
     
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    You are lucky and you should be thankful he could get 4.1.2 to work as good as it does. The Thrive had limitations. That dev busted his butt to get JellyBean 4.1.2

    did you flash Gapps? You will need to do some reading and research to find the correct one. I am not sure the link in Baked Black bean thread is still active
     
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    I found the Gapp file for the 4.1. Do I just copy and paste it to the SD card and boot the Thrive with the card in and chose install from zip?
     

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