Nook Color can install Android 3.0 now. It’s not exactly official, but you can follow the steps to get a prefect Android 3.0 tablet.
If you want to install android 3.0 in Nook color, please backup your nook data first. Then, what u need is a Nook color ebook reader, a 4GB MicroSD Card (8GB microSD Card is preferred). Then, let’s step by step, to get our honeycomb in Nook color.
- Download Patched Android 3.0 System Image, and unzip the image on your computer.
Http Download (3.5GB): nookhoney04.img.zip
- Insert your SD card in the computer. The preferred size is 8GB. Some say 4GB card get problem during burning image, but it still works.
- Burn the Android 3.0 image in sd-card.
Download WinImage, and under ‘Disk’ choose “Restore Virtual Image to Physical Drive.” Change the files shown at the bottom to “all files” and select the android image file.
Unmount the SD driver by below command in terminal window:
diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk#
(replace # with your number. Do NOT use the disk#s)
The computer should say: Unmount of all volumes on disk was successful. Then type the below command to write the image to sd card:
dd if=nookhoney04.img of=/dev/rdisk# bs=1m
- Turn off the Nook Color, and insert the sd-card. Then, it will boot into Android 3.0.
In next post, I will show you how to install the Android Market in you Nook Color Android 3.0 Tablet.
Has this download actually worked for anyone? I need to know before I try it. I’m not a computer expert. Just enjoy my Nook Color and would like to improve it. Thanks1
My Nook Color will only take a Mini SD. Do those come in 8 GB?
Mini SD does have a 8GB.
Haha. I woke up down today. You’ve cehreed me up!
God help me, I put aside a whole afternoon to firgue this out.
I think you already figure it out. You can check here: SanDisk microSDHC 8GB Card with SD Adapter (SDSDQ-8192)
It’s rellay great that people are sharing this information.
I’m so glad that the internet alwlos free info like this!
Thanks alot – your asnewr solved all my problems after several days struggling
I’m not sure for every one. My friends’ nook succeed.
Heck of a job there, it asblouelty helps me out.
Yup, that shuold defo do the trick!
This makes erveything so completely painless.
I thought finding this would be so arduous but it’s a brezee!
I’m out of leuage here. Too much brain power on display!
If I install this update, is it permanent? Will I be able to revert to what is currently on my Nook Color in the event of a problem?
It’s better to backup your original image before rooting. There are two ways to backup:
You can also find more information on backup nook color