1. jjmdimunno's Avatar
    Hi,
    Does anyone know how to update the OS on the Pioneer R1 tablet? It's currently running 4.2.

    I'd like to get it to 4.4 if possible.

    This is a rebranded Gigabyte tablet.

    Thanks in advance.

    Mike
    01-26-2015 04:48 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! You have to install this app: Pioneer Tablet Firmware Update. There's no guarantee a 4.4 update is available, though.
    01-26-2015 05:26 PM
  3. jjmdimunno's Avatar
    Thanks - I did see and tried that, but it tells me no update is available. Several of the apps I have been using are telling me I need to update the OS or I can't use them anymore. I guess I am just SOL here?
    01-26-2015 10:00 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Yeah, unfortunately you probably are. The other option would be to root the device and install a custom ROM of the higher Android version, but I couldn't find a successful root procedure on the web, and someone would still have to design a custom ROM for it.
    01-26-2015 10:39 PM

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