Karoo OTAs (software update images)

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Karoo OTAs (software update images)

Post by Steve »

Here are links to the OTA images for Karoo. If you have any more files to contribute then please post about it and I'll link them up here. Big thanks to jhazelwd, psyclist and cye for contributing the files.

If you want to know how to install an OTA, then the basics are that you need to unlock the bootloader, boot TWRP and then flash the OTA. These are full OTA ROMs, not just updates.

What's the point of this? Well, by flashing one of these you can go back to an earlier release if you want! But, as ever, be very careful that you know what you're doing if you try this, and accept the risks (which could be a bricked Karoo - yes, really).

NOTE - I'm afraid that we're lacking copies of some of the later OTAs. The trouble is that it needs a Karoo with an unlocked bootloader to capture these, and HH removed the ability to unlock.the bootloader quite a long time ago. This also means unless you were fortunate enough to unlock the bootloader before HH removed that option, or have received a new/replacement unit and can do this on a very old version of software, then you won't be able to downgrade.