How to Install Jelly Bean Apps on Your Android ICS Smartphone?


It’s been a while since Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was made available to manufacturers. However a vast majority of Android devices still use Android ICS operating system. There are a lot of users out there who would love to have the luxury of Jelly Bean apps on their ICS based device. The good news is that this is possible. There is a workaround which will allow users to run Jelly Bean apps on ICS. 


The list of compatible apps inlcudes Email Client, Gmail, Face Lock, Google Books, Gallery , Google Calendar, Earth, News, Music, Google+, Video Editor, Noise Field, Magazines, Phase Beam and Wallet. 

It should be remembered that in order to install these apps, your device needs to be rooted. You will also need to install ClockworkMod Recovery. If you are new to Mods and Android hacking, it is advisable that you do a detailed study on the topic before you proceed with the hacking. Those who are ready for the process can follow the steps given below. 

Step 1: Download the Jelly Beans apps listed above from here.

Step 2: Connect the Android device to computer using USB cable

Step 3: Transfer the Jelly Bean apps archive to the root folder of your Android device

Step 4: Disconnect the phone from the PC

Step 5: Turn off the device

Step 6: Boot the device into ClockworkMod Recovery

Step 7: Select “Install ZIP from sdcard”

Step 8: Tap on “Choose ZIP from sdcard”

Step 9: Now select the apps file to start installation

Step 10: After the installation is complete, Tap on “Reboot system now”

Step 11: When you restart the device, the Jelly Bean apps will be ready for use.

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