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    Nexus 7 2012 - PureNexus

    Just for the heck of it, I decided to dust off my Nexus 7 2012 today, and see what it could do with something other than Google's s-l-o-w stock Lollipop. I decided if I bricked it, no loss since it's gathering dust anyway so...

    Flashed custom TWRP recovery, Pure Nexus ROM, Pico Open GApps (minimal set of Google Apps), SuperSU (for root access) and ParrotMod. So far it's running like lightning! I'll have to see how it is once things settle in and some apps get installed, but so far, lovin' it!!

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    Sounds interesting... I haven't touched the 7... since... well probably... Yeah, been a while...
    Good idea, I'll need some prompts, as I haven't done any rooting stuff for quite a while...
    The 7 is already rooted... Just the rest... Well it's dusty.

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    Efin,

    Maybe as my time allows I'll write a guide explaining what I did in more detail, and where to get all the pieces. So far after adding over 100 apps, a live wallpaper, and streaming with either Pandora or Police Scanner Pro - it's still performing very well and very fast. Marshmallow sweetness on the 2012, who woulda thought...

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    That's awesome, no pressure, it's still off and sleeping, more time won't hurt it
    Now for a fix for the Nexus 10 battery... That one I'd use now...

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    Two weeks out now and my Nexus 7 2012 is still performing very well. I've started on a guide for those who are interested in doing the same to theirs. OK, that's about it for now...
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