Last Updated: 08/21/2013 By: Randytate
Initial TouchPad Activation
These documents describe a set of procedures that has been used to produce a standard CyanogenMod 9 environment on an HP TouchPad. Neither the standard nor the process is fixed; they are subject to refinement.
A host system is necessary to store the files that will be downloaded to the HP TouchPad. The target HP TouchPad tablet will be physically connected by USB cable to the host system at several times during the installation and configuration. The first set of installation and configuration steps below use a PC running Windows 7 as the host system. Other host system options follow and will be described as they are developed.
Windows 7 host system
Linux host system
MacOS host system
Instructions for MacOS not yet available
CM 9 Configuration
After using Windows, Linux, or MacOS to install CyanogenMod 9, use these steps to configure the Android environment.
Kids on Computers CM 9 Configuration Information
The configuration for the CM 9 environment, including the applications, is described at
The nomenclature used is described at
Recovering a "Bricked" HP TouchPad
Did the Touchpad die during CyanogenMod install? Getting a white exclamation point on the screen? Follow these steps to try to recover: