Monday, February 18, 2013

Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Apps on Android Devices with Custom Recovery

Although some Android devices at present have received the upgrade of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, there are still many Android phones or tablets running Android 4.0 ICS waiting for the official or custom Jelly Bean releases. Is it possible to install Android 4.1 on any Android devices? Seems the answer is no, but the good news is that we can install the Jelly Bean apps using the custom recovery to experience Jelly Bean applications even without upgrading the device.
Enjoy Android 4.1 Jelly Bean apps on ICS
You may know, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has brought us some new and great applications like Google Ears(also known as Google Sound Search), improved Face Unlock, Google Books, etc. Following is the guide to download and install from recovery a package and through this you can enjoy the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean applications on ICS devices.

The package contains Google Books, Google Calendar, Google Currents, Google Ears, Google Earth, Google Magazines, Google Maps, Google Music, Google News, Google Play, Google+, Google Wallet, Email Client, Face Unlock, Gallery, Gmail, Noise Field, Phase Beam, Street View, Talk Back, Video Editor, Videos.

Warning
  • This guide aims to the Android device running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
  • No guarantee that these instructions will work under your specific and unique circumstances.
  • Use the instructions is at your risk. Read and understand the whole guide first to take actions.
  • Root is required.
Preparations
Guide
  • Copy and paste the Jelly Bean Applications package to your device’s SD card.
  • Turn off the device and reboot to ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP Recovery.
  • Select Install ZIP from SD Card> Choose ZIP from SD Card. Select the JB Apps.zip file, select it, and confirm the action. Then the installation will start. When the installation is done, reboot your system.

Now, you can enjoy the Android 4.1 apps on your Android 4.0 ICS device.



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Three Methods to Manually Update Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 to Android 4.2.2

3 comments:

  1. i have samsung tablet2 p3110 when i install android 4.1 its become invalid signaturewhat can i do

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  2. it isnt work and my ibuddy tab get off and starting

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    1. Hello,habib,is your phone rooted?And does it run android 4.0?

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