Android and iOS are two of the most popular operating systems of smart phones. Although these two Operating Systems or OS for short are not technically made for every smart phone, several users have found and discovered a way to install Android on iPhone. With these easy five steps, you can run and install Android 2.2.1 on your iPhone 2G/3G originally installed with iOS.
If you have an iPhone 2G/3G, make sure that you won’t be experiencing battery issues and you are running 3.1 to 4.1 iOS firmware. These steps may only work specifically in iPhone 2G/3G with 3.1 to 4.1 iOS firmware and jailbroken with Redsn0w, Limer1n or Pwnage tool. Before you install Android to iPhone, an important big step is to jailbreak your iPhone. It is already assumed that you have already known and done the first steps like performing the actual jailbreak on iPhone if you are attempting this. If not, make sure to fully read and understand the steps and risks in performing a jailbreak on iPhone before you proceed with this tutorial. Also, like jailbreaking, make sure that you fully understand and know the risks.
So, if you are a tech savvy and wants to run Android on iPhone, follow these 5 easy steps:
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Step 1: Connect your phone to Wifi and install BootLace
Once you have your jailbroken device, open up Cydia and add repo.neonkoala.co.uk/ as a source. If you do not know how to add a source, click manage, then go to sources and then click edit and then add. After it is added, you can click on your newly added source and then see Bootlace. Install Bootlace on your device and after that, the phone will reboot. After this has successfully been done, proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Open Bootlace and then wait for patching
After the reboot of your device, you can see in your phone an app called Bootlace. Open this app and wait for patching to finish. Bear in mind that the patching may take a while to finish.
Step 3: Install iBoot
Once it is done patching, you can see the ‘OpeniBoot’ in the options below. Click on it then press install. Wait for the ‘OpeniBoot’ to finish installing and then you can proceed to the next step.
Step 4: Install iDroid
After it has finished installing ‘OpeniBoot’, you can see ‘iDroid’ as one of the options below along where ‘OpeniBoot’ can be found. This will be the next thing that you will need to install. Click on ‘iDroid’ and then like the previous one; install it and then wait for it to finish. This process may also take a while to finish. After this, you can proceed to the next step.
Step 5: Go to QuickBoot
After you finished installing the necessary components such as the ‘OpeniBoot’ and then ‘iDroid’ you can now proceed to this step. Open up ‘QuickBoot’. ‘QuickBoot’ also can be found in the options together with ‘OpeniBoot’ and ‘iDroid’. After you have correctly navigated, you can click on the Android Logo to finish the set up. The process will take a long time so make sure that your battery is up for the work because a shut down because of a battery failure may cause irreversible errors.
If the above steps are correctly done, your iPhone will now boot in Android 2.2.1.
People who are naturally curious can now explore and discover the differences and similarities between Android and iOS all in one device.
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We did a double-take when we saw the tweet.
In hindsight, we’re not sure why, because the announcement was short, even for a tweet, and entirely unambiguous:
IT’S ANDROID. FOR THE IPHONE.
Introducing Project Sandcastle: Android for the iPhone. We’re excited to see what the developer community builds from this foundation. We’d particularly like to thank the team behind Checkra1n and PongoOS for their support and assistance.https://t.co/Kq1qszF8G2— Corellium (@CorelliumHQ) March 4, 2020
And it really is as simple as that.
Actually, if we’re honest, it’s not quite that simple, as you can see if you look at the “what works” matrix on the Project Sandcastle website.
The green continents and islands denote the components in each device that work properly, while the pink oceans are the bits that you can’t use.
In other words, the phone part of your phone – the row labelled Cellular – won’t work anywhere, so the one thing you won’t be turning your iPhone into is, to put not too fine a point on it, a phone.
Likewise, no audio, even on an iPod; no camera; no Bluetooth; and on some devices, no display.
But the really bad news is the CPU row, which has only three green squares, and tells you that the Sandcastle builds will only work on iPhone 7 devices (and the iPod 7G) for now.
If you happen to have a surplus-to-requirements iPhone 7 lying around, and you decide to give this Android thing a spin please let us know in the comments how you got along. (Some users are reporting serious overheating issues, so take care out there!)
Freeing up Apple iDevices to run alternative firmware builds has always divided the IT industry’s opinion – even if all you want to do is run an official iOS version configured in a non-standard way, for example with an SSH server running so you can log in on the command line from your laptop.
It’s known as jailbreaking, a loaded metaphor that different observers interpret in interestingly different ways.
To some, jailbreaking represents a righteous fight for digital freedom, assuming that you’re jailbreaking a device that you bought yourself with your own after-tax income.
To others, it’s evidence of a scofflaw attitude to digital society, typically carried out to get rid of lawfully implemented controls over intellectual property. (Meaning: people do it so they can pirate stuff.)
Indeed, Corellium, the company behind Project Sandcastle, has only two blog postings on its website, and they relate to legal action from Apple to do with “freeing up” iPhones.
But, as Corellium points out on the Sandcastle page:
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Android for the iPhone has many exciting practical applications, from forensics research to dual-booting ephemeral devices to combatting e-waste. Our goal has always been to push mobile research forward, and we’re excited to see what the developer community builds from this foundation.
We’re particularly sympathetic to the idea of “combatting e-waste”, not least because the only way to keep using an iPhone after Apple stops supporting it if you don’t use a jailbreak is to run it indefinitely without any security updates.
In other words, if you prefer to repurpose rather than to recycle/replace old electronics (because we know you’d never dump old phones into landfill), then you’re on the horns of a dilemma.
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Either you have to figure out your own security fixes and then jailbreak to apply them, running the risk of being called a scofflaw yourself.
Or you have to run the gauntlet of the scofflaw cybercriminals who already have access to a range of attacks that they know you won’t – can’t, in fact – have patched against.
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For the record, we usually end any stories of this sort by advising against allowing jailbroken phones on your business network – indeed, our own Sophos Mobile product helps you to keep jailbroken and rooted devices at arm’s length if that’s what you want.
That’s for the uncomplicated reason that, for IT staff at work, “life’s already too short” without having to deal with mobile devices that are in an unknown and untested state. (In other words, while jailbreaking may allow you to improve security, it frequently, if inadvertently, does the opposite.)
In this case, we don’t think we need to add a “don’t try this at work” warning, given how limited the range and functionality of the current Sandcastle builds are.
If you do want to try it at home, however, you can indeed have Android on your iPhone, provided you don’t want to make any phone calls (although without audio you wouldn’t be able to hear them anyway), as long as you have an iPhone with a model number greater than 6 and smaller than 8.
As Corellium itself says:
Android for the iPhone is in beta and has only had limited testing. Any impact on battery, performance, or other components is unknown. Please use caution in installing and using this version.