Ainol NOVO 7 Aurora II, ELF II, Mars, and Tornados Firmware Upgrade Instruction

Ainol NOVO 7 Aurora II , ELF II , Mars, and Tornados follow the same firmware upgrade steps, since they all use AMLogic CPUs. Here is the instruction :

You need to scroll up and down, and select certain options during firmware upgrade . Here is the mapping of keys:

  • Scroll up: volume + button
  • Scroll down: volume – button
  • Select: Power button on Aurora II and ELF II , or Esc button on Mars and Tornados

Preparation before firmware upgrade :

  1. Make sure your tablet has at least 40% battery power left.
  2. You need to prepare one 1G or 2G micro-SD card, since the firmware has to be saved into micr0-SD card to run upgrade.
  3. Once you download the firmware tar file, unzip it, and copy the uncompressed file onto the micro-SD card.
Ainol NOVO 7 Aurora II and ELFI Firmware upgrade can be downloaded from our member-only NOVO 7 Aurora II and ELF II firmware download page. Ainol NOVO 7 Mars and Tornados Firmware upgrade can be downloaded from our member-only NOVO 7 Mars and Tornados firmware download page. If you are not member yet, register one on that page – it’s free.

NOVO 7 Aurora II , ELF II , Mars, and Tornados firmware upgrade step-by-step instruction :

  1. Power off the tablet
  2. Insert the micro-SD card with the uncompressed firmware files from the tar file
  3. Press and hold “Power” and “Volume -” button to enter the firmware upgrade mode
  4. Now you will see a few options in the menu. It is highly recommended you wipe out all data (see the following steps) before applying the firmware and patch.
  5. Select “Wipe data/factory reset”, scroll down to select “Yes” to wipe out data.
  6. Select “Wipe cache partition”, scroll down to select “Yes” to wipe out cache partition.
  7. Select “Wipe media partition”, scroll down to select “Yes” to wipe out media data
  8. Select “Upgrade from SD card”, scroll down to the zip file with the models’ name, then select it to flash.
  9. Select “Upgrade from SD card”, scroll down to the patch zip file, then select it to flash.
  10. Select “Reboot system now” to reboot your device.
Your device may set back to Chinese language after firmware upgrade. If so, you need go to “Settings” ->”Language” to set it back to your own language.

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