In the wake of Jellybean 4.2, users can now install all the apps of the native Jellybean 4.2 firmware in your Android smartphone. The only condition is that your device should be rooted and should be on the Jellybean 4.1 firmware. This zip package has been tested on CM10 and AOSP Jelly bean 4.1/4.1.2 firmwares. This Jellybean 4.2 Zip package include native clock from the Jellybean 4.2, new Gmail app, new Google Music app, new launcher, new Jellybean 4.2 keyboard, 4.2 Jellybean camera, ringtones, boot animation and Jellybean 4.2 stock fonts. The best part is that you need not have to install any sorts of beta custom ROM firmwares for installing the zip file.
Before we proceed, you will have to make sure that you download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store for checking the same on whether the device is rooted or not. Though there is no requirement to back up the data, its recommended to create a backup of all your data with the help of PC Suites or with the below mentioned manual methods as just in case if you get any force close errors, you can restore the data. You can also backup the data with the help of b
From the path “Settings > Development Options” you will have to enable the USB Debugging in your device and also ensure that the minimum battery left in your device is around 40%. Also, download and install the ROM Manager app from the PLAY Store so that you can then enter your device in the recovery mode from this app.
So, let’s get started with a simple tutorial which will help you to install this fully loaded Jellybean 4.2 zip package in your device.
Procedure to Install Android 4.2 Default Apps in your Android Device:
- Download the Jellybean 4.2 Apps Package (Stable Version with Photospheric Fix) from here to your computer and then connect your Android device to the computer with the help of original USB cable to place the zip file in your device.
- Now, after placing the zip file, disconnect the device from the computer and open the ROM Manager app from the Google PLAY Store to select the option of “reboot into recovery mode” for booting the device in the recovery mode.
- Now, in recovery mode, select “install zip from sd card” to select the Jellybean 4.2 Apps Package which you have earlier placed in your device. Once the zip file is selected, it will take around 3 -4 minutes for updating with the same. Please note that it may take longer time in some cases.
Tip: Just in a rare case if the device doesn’t boot up or show the home screen then remove the battery and reinsert the same to boot the device again in the normal mode.
Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. Congratulations, you can now check all the Google Apps as it will be of Jellybean 4.2 firmware apps.