Acer Iconia Tab A500
  • Download an update.zip (patch or updates) for your tablet from Acer website
  • Format the microSD card with FAT or FAT32 format (It is better to format it directly from tablet or other android device)
  • Copy update.zip to the microSD card
  • Power off your fully charged A500 tablet with the microSD card inserted
  • Press and hold Volume down key (Blue) then press and hold the power key (Yellow) together
  • When you see the LED turns on, release Power key (Yellow) but still hold Volume down key (Blue)
  • The Acer logo will appear and the tablet will vibrate but keep pressing Volume down key (Blue)  until you see “Erasing cache before SD update…” message.
  • When installation finish the tablet will reboot
Acer Iconia Tab A500 Download Mode
Acer Iconia Tab A500 Download Mode