[Tutorial] How to reset the Flash Counter on your Galaxy Note!

Samsung, in all it’s device has a special Flash Counter in it’s kernel which allows them to check how many kernels and recoveries have been flashed on the device via Odin and what was the last thing that you had flashed.
The counters are upto 255, so theoretically you can reset this number by flashing it 256 times. However, resetting this Flash Counter is dangerous as it can even brick your device.
Today’s tutorial will help you to reset the Flash Counter easily and safely via any recovery which is installed on your phone!

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible in any manner if your device doesn’t boot up or gets bricked due to not following the instructions.

Required Downloads

  • Flash Counter Reset – AT&T i717 – Link
  • Flash Counter reset – Rogers i717R – Link
  • Flash Counter Reset – Telus i717D – Link
  • Flash Counter Reset – Bell i717M – Link

Procedure

  1. Download the required files.
  2. Connect your device to your computer and shift the files to the SD Card.
  3. Reboot your phone to Recovery.
  4. In the Recovery, select the option which says ‘Install zip via sdcard’, then select the zip, reboot and done!

More information can also be found here and here.

Note : This can also be done via Chainfire’s Triangle Away application which supports the following devices ONLY –

– Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100
– Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-I777
– Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
– Samsung Galaxy Note GT-I9220
– Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300
– Samsung Galaxy S3 AT&T *EXPERIMENTAL*
– Samsung Galaxy S3 Sprint *EXPERIMENTAL*
– Samsung Galaxy S3 T-Mobile *EXPERIMENTAL*
– Samsung Galaxy S3 Verizon *EXPERIMENTAL*
– Samsung Galaxy S3 Canadia *EXPERIMENTAL*

Special Thanks to XDA-Developers for the downloads and more knowledge on the procedure.

[Tutorial] How To Enable HoneyComb Tablet UI On Google Nexus 7

This tutorial will help you enable the tablet interface on your Google Nexus 7, which has a phone-like interface by default.

Phone Interface

Tablet Interface (Portrait)

Tablet Interface (Landscape)

Cool, right? So let’s start with the tutorial!

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible in any manner if your Nexus 7 doesn’t boot up or gets bricked due to not following the instructions. Also, please note that this patch is currently in development. Please read the instructions carefully.

Note that –

  1. This will mainly work on AOSP Nexus 7 roms. If it doesn’t work for you, please install an AOSP Rom and try again.
  2. Your tablet must be Deodexed. Follow this tutorial to do the same.
  3. You must wipe Dalvik-Cache and Cache. Formatting /system and Factory Resetting the device is not required.

Required Downloads –

  1. Tablet UI Patch – Alpha 1 – Link 1 , Link 2
  2. (Optional) Stock UI patch (Restores your UI to the default Nexus 7 layout) – Link 1 , Link 2

Procedure –

  1. Download the required files.
  2. Shift the file to the internal storage of the device.
  3. Boot your device into ClockWork Mod Recovery or any other Recovery.
  4. Flash the zip.
  5. Wipe Cache and Dalvik-Cache.
  6. Reboot and you should be able to use Tablet UI on your device!

That’s it folks.We hope this tutorial helped.