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Tolino Shine 3 – 15.3.0 update

Good news

The adbd binary is the same of 14.1.0:

$ md5sum tolino-1*/ramdisk/sbin/adbd
1d23e203eba05102e6cb642a117b8d64  tolino-14.1.0/ramdisk/sbin/adbd
1d23e203eba05102e6cb642a117b8d64  tolino-15.3.0/ramdisk/sbin/adbd

The direct download link for the new Shine 3 firmware is https://tolinodownload-a.akamaihd.net/ereader/15.3.0/OS44/update.zip.

As a sidenote, you can find the latest Tolino updates on the Tolino website.

Everything documented is still relevant

tolino backup all

Tolino Shine 3: take a full backup

References

Disclaimer

I am not responsible if you brick / ruin your device in any way. Basic computer skills required. Proceed with caution. I cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong.

Prerequisites

I’m working on Ubuntu 21.10.

sudo apt install adb

Procedure

  1. temporarily boot into TWRP as described here
  2. choose “Backup”
  3. choose “Select Storage”
  4. “SD Card” and “OK”
  5. mark all tolino backup all
  6. swipe to start the backup procedure

  7. copy the backup on your PC

    adb pull /sdcard1/TWRP
    
Tolino Shine 3

Tolino Shine 3: TWRP without modifications

References

Disclaimer

I am not responsible if you brick / ruin your device in any way. Basic computer skills required. Proceed with caution. I cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong.

Prerequisites

I’m working on Ubuntu 21.10.

sudo apt install fastboot

Procedure

  1. download TWRP built bu Ryogo-Z https://github.com/Ryogo-Z/tolino_shine3_twrp/releases/download/3.3.1/twrp.img
  2. power off Tolino
  3. on the pc type

    fastboot boot twrp.img
    
  4. connect usb cable

  5. keep pushed the button for about 30s

  6. on the pc, you’ll see

    $ fastboot boot twrp.img
    < waiting for any device >
    Sending 'boot.img' (7830 KB)                       OKAY [  0.286s]
    Booting                                            OKAY [  0.003s]
    Finished. Total time: 0.311s
    
  7. on the device, you’ll see