Nexus devices gets every latest Android update first, the MIUI Jelly Bean custom ROM is now available officially, as usual, MIUI team firstly released the ROM for Nexus 7 tablet. The ROM brings a unique but very beautiful user interface to the Nexus 7, the ROM gives you a new experience on your tablet.
The ROM features sunning status bar, theme manager, powerful security options, better calls and messages app, stunning home launcher app, music app and many other useful apps. But since the ROM is currently in development stages, but it’s stable for daily use and everything is working properly, so you can try MIUI Jelly Bean custom ROM on your Nexus 7 tablet.
Read on how MIUI Jelly Bean can be installed on Nexus 7, first make sure that bootloader of your tablet is unlocked and ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your tablet, use all-in-one toolkit to do all, or follow our this guide to install recovery and this guide to unlock bootloader. Make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the latest version of ROM from here [Official Page], you need to download “grouper” version of MIUI under the 4.1.x.
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded file to tablet.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #6: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, you’re done, enjoy MIUI Jelly Bean on your Nexus 7 tablet, you can comment below for queries, when you need to go back, simply put tablet in recovery mode and restore that backup you’ve taken.