Here’s a Video demo of Android 2.2 running on iPhone:
Howto Install Android 2.2 Froyo on iPhone 3G
- Openiboot (installer.zip)
- Download Archivio, firmware files
- Phoneview or Filezilla or Cyberduck
- Jailbroken iPhone with Cydia and SSH installed
- Linux PC (ubuntu live cd does fine)
Prepairing: Transfer files to iPhone
- Open your favorite SSH client and navigate to /private/var and copy the downloaded (zip) file to this directory
- Create a new folder called “Firmware” and copy the firmware zip inside it.
Step 1. Unzip installer.zip and place it on your desktop
Step 2. Put your iPhone in recovery mode ( turn off the device and connect to the computer while holding down the Home button until iTunes recognizes the device).
Step 3. Open Terminal and type the following commands in sequence:
sudo. / loadibec openiboot.img3
Step 4. Three symbols appear on the screen of the device: move to the second with the power button, and press the Home button on the top. Wait until it displays ‘Welcome to OpeniBoot‘.
Step 5. Move back to your Terminal and type this command: . / Oibc.
Step 6. Put the device in recovery mode but this time hold down Home and Power until you see the classic iTunes logo with th cable screen. Close iTunes on your Mac and move to the Terminal.
Step 7. From terminal, press Ctrl C. Re-enter by writing OpeniBoot sudo. / loadibec openiboot.img3. Without this, the three symbols appear again. This time, do not hit the Home button.
Step 8. On the terminal, while remaining in the Installer folder, type. / Oibc and do not press Enter.
Step 9. Navigate to OpeniBoot and click on Home, then on the terminal type the command . / Oibc. Wait till you see ‘Welcome to OpeniBoot‘, Type install Terminal and wait till your iPhone 3G reboots.
Boom! You can now switch/ Dualboot between iPhone and Android 2.2 froyo
Running iPhone OS Again
- Reboot your iPhone and openiBoot menu would appear again.
- Press the Lock (Power) button to highlight the Console option.
- Press and hold the Home button for 2 to 3 seconds. This will boot Android.
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