Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Applications and Install Using CWM. Problems With Apps Already Fixed!


The latest Android version – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean – brought along some new Google applications, such as Google Ears (aka Google Sound Search), as well as newer versions of previous Google apps such as Gmail, Maps, Google+, improved Face Unlock, and many more. All these latest applications found on Jelly Bean on the Galaxy Nexus can now be installed on devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, thanks to XDA Senior Member kishankpadiyar, who has provided a package that includes all those apps and can be installed from recovery.

Here are the apps that are included in the package:

  • Email Client
  • Face Lock
  • Gallery
  • Gmail
  • Google Books
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Currents
  • Google Ears
  • Google Earth
  • Google News
  • Google Magazines
  • Google Maps
  • Google Music
  • Noise Field
  • Phase Beam
  • Google Play
  • Google+
  • Street View
  • Talk Back
  • Video Editor
  • Videos
  • Google Wallet

So, read on to find out how you can get the latest Google apps from Jelly Bean on your Android 4.0 running device.

How to Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Applications on Android 4.0

  1. [Important] Your device must have a custom recovery such as ClockworkMod or TWRP installed. This guide assumes you have ClockworkMod recovery installed.
  2. Download the applications package:
    Download Link  |  Filename: JB
  3. Copy the JB file to the SD card on your device.
  4. Boot your device into ClockworkMod recovery.
    In recovery, use the volume buttons to navigate up and down and the power button to select options.
  5. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Then scroll to the JB file and select it. Confirm installation on the next screen by selecting Yes.
  6. After installation is complete, select go back then select reboot system now to reboot your device.

Your Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based device is now running the latest Google applications as found on Jelly Bean Android 4.1. Have fun!

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  • abhishek sah

    how to boot device clockwork mode recovery

    • Kapil

      Which phone do you have?

  • omar

    is the jelly bean work on sony xperia arc s? please heeeeeeeelp

  • capo

    i have galaxy s advance plz is it work on

  • HTC Desire C

    Thank You For Android Jelly Bean

  • roll

    i did the all the steps and everytime install- but the apps does not show in menu apps unless i go to sytems apps then i can see all the apps install into internal phone and i cant use it! is their a way to get it on my widget or a apps to use the internal apps?

    • rolland


  • Mark Hawkins

    The link comes from a Galaxy S forum, dev says to only use on that device.

  • lun

    is this work on samsung galaxy s2 , i9100g? cause that is nothing happen to my phone, it’s still 4.0.4, i had followed all the steps….

  • ThaFreshGuyz

    I can’t get this package properly installed on my Samsung Galaxy S I9000, i downloaded it, transferred it to my phone, installed it from CWM, but the installation is done in like 2 seconds and when I reboot nothing is installed. I’m running on a 4.0.4 Custom ROM.

    I followed all the steps above but it doesn’t seem to take it.
    Could someone give me a alternative way or maybe i did something wrong?

  • twehrli

    works. but gallery is gone. is there a workaround? (galaxy s)

  • eitanbarzeski88


  • Christian

    funktioniert nicht :-( sgs 3 aokp 40


    i have SGS with the ICS. can i run this update?????