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Install Android 3.1 Honeycomb Custom ROM On Eee Pad Transformer

In case you are an Asus Eee Pad Transformer owner and were looking to get a custom ROM that comes integrated with Android 3.1 Honeycomb official build, then your wait is now over. Paul O Brien, Lead Android developer and hacker at Modaco Forums, has updated Modaco Custom ROM for Eee Pad with the official 3.1 update. This new build is based on UK update comes integrated with Modaco Custom kernel r1 patched and optimized for best performance.

Here are some prominent features of this custom ROM as per the developer:

  • Rebuilt, compressed and optimized with the MCR build system – routinely clocking over 3000 in Quadrant!
  • Insecure ADB (support for ‘adb remount’ etc.)
  • Optimized mounts and other settings
  • Busybox installed
  • Rooted with Superuser installed
  • Deodexed
  • Includes ‘custom blob’ for insecure boot and custom recovery
  • Spare Parts from Android 3.1 SDK


Here is the step by step guide to install Android 3.1 Honeycomb Modaco Custom ROM on Asus Eee Pad Transformer:

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.

  1. The first step is to make sure that you have root on your device and a custom recovery installed.
  2. Now, download the ROM zip file to your desktop.
  3. Once done, connect your phone to the computer, mount SD Card as disk drive and copy the downloaded file to SD Card root.
  4. Now disconnect your phone from the computer and reboot your device in recovery mode.
  5. After you are in recovery mode, navigate down to Backup / Restore option and make a backup of your current ROM and settings.
  6. Once you are done with making backup, go to recovery main menu, navigate down to Apply Zip From SD Card and select the zip file you earlier copied to SD Card root.
  7. Wait for the process to complete and reboot your device.

And there you go! You now have Android 3.1 Honeycomb Modaco Custom ROM installed on your Eee Pad Transformer. Please head to the official Modaco Android forums thread posted here for more information, support and online ROM kitchen.

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