How to Get Jelly Bean Looks and Features on Any Android Device

How to Get Android Jelly Bean Features on Android Phone

Its been just few days when new Android 4.4 KitKat has been launched officially for many devices, but most of the Android phones will not be getting it officially from the phone manufactures. Even many devices yet haven’t opted for Android Jelly Bean, like Samsung Galaxy Y and Galaxy Ace. But you can get these update manually using some suitable custom ROMs but if you don’t prefer to go for custom ROM and still wanting to have Android Jelly Beans looks then this post is dedicated to you.

I have listed some best apps to customize your Android device to look like a Android Jelly Bean running device. For complete make over of your Android device, we’ve listed those apps using which you can tune your device to an Android Jelly Bean. So lets start the make over of your Android device.

# Theme/Launcher

Lets start with theme,  if you’re on Android ICS then we recommend you to download Nova Launcher, it gives a complete Jelly Bean theme to your Android device but it is only available for Android 4.0 or upper version. If you’re any other lower version of Android then go for ADW.Launcher. It work on almost all Android devices, it support Android 1.6 or upper version. Both the launchers offers many customization’s, in all aspects you can customize looks and feels.

Apart from customization, they there are thousands of themes and widgets are available to make your phone looks unique and beautiful.

# Dialler and Contacts

We need to make complete make over, apart Launcher give most upper layer of Android Jelly Bean skin, now will turn some of the apps too. To make dialler and contacts to alike Android Jelly Bean, download and install ExDialer app from Google Play and then download “ExDialer Simp for AMOLED Theme“.

Excellent app for dialler and contacts. Very easy to use, very fast and it supports 30+ languages too.

# Calculator App

Now its time to take care of Calculator app. The best calculator app based on Jelly Bean operating system on Google Play Store is Calculator JB. Apart from JB looks, it also offers extra features such as style and colours settings.

# Jelly Bean Clock

Who would not prefer to have Jelly Bean styled clock on their device. To get it, download and install Clock JB+ application from Google Playstore. Well it is paid app but it worth its price. Both digital and analog clock, alarm, stopwatch, widget for lock screen and compatible with Android 2.2 or upper devices.

# Camera / Gallery App

We used take pictures and capture videos on the go. For customization, Camera JB + is great camera app which is based on the latest version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Apart, it offers you Jelly Bean style gallery app with very good photo editor tool too. So in one app you’re getting three of the Jelly Bean features.

# Weather App

If you’re wanting to complete make of your Android device to Android Jelly Bean then you should not forget to replace the Weather app too. You can use Eye In Sky Weather app, it is completely free to download and use. It includes 14 beautiful icon sets, you can add your own too. It is clean, simple and very beautiful.

# Pie Control

Last but most important app. But it work only on Android 4.0 or upper devices. Pie Control is very useful app to control settings and options with few clicks. Best suited for switch between multiple apps through quick gestures and shortcuts.

These are some of the best apps to get Jelly Bean looks and features on any Android device. If you guys like this post the share it with your friends and family. If you have any suggestion to improve our list then let us know via commenting on this post.

Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta is a tech geek and founder of GamoTech, a technology blog.  Join him on →Google Plus. Sign-up for the →email newsletter and get daily updates from this blog.

One Comment

  1. sir
    I can’t close minimized apps
    when I press the home button in my galaxy y

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