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How to Load Android OS on your Nook Tablet with an SD Card
Installing Android 7 on a Nook HD for free
What I hadn't realized was that it would transform it into a good, albeit low-end tablet. It was, and is, a 7-inch tablet. It comes in two colors: Smoke and snow. On the HD Nook's top, you'll find a standard headphone jack and microphone. The device also comes with dual speakers on the lower back.
That's right, a variation of the Android Operating System that powers millions of smartphones and tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab. It may not have the same high-performance processor as the Galaxy Tab, but it has a high-quality display and the hardware is quite capable, especially considering it's half the price of full-fledged tablets. It's possible to upgrade your NOOK Color to run the Honeycomb version of Android, one that's been optimized for tablets instead of smartphones. The good news is that the heavy lifting has already been done and upgrading a NOOK Color to run Honeycomb or other Android versions is relatively simple to do. Better yet, using the technique outlined below, turning your NOOK Color into a fully functional Android tablet is not only relatively straightforward, but it can be done without voiding your warranty. Rooting an Android device like a NOOK Color means that you are giving yourself root level access to the operating system; in other words, you gain administrative levels of accessibility the highest level of permissions including the ability to change elements that have been locked down and to access low-level system files and directories. You may have heard the term 'jailbreaking' used with an iPhone and rooting your NOOK Color is essentially the same idea.
Password Notices Tip Got Facebook? I had been using an N2A card to run Android 4. So I decided to see if I could get a later version of Android for it A few hours later, after finding good instructions, I've installed Android 7. This turned out to be so easy, I couldn't believe it. I spent some time searching the forums here, but didn't find anything referring to this one
Read on to learn how. I also have a video tutorial of this on youtube, which you can see here. The trouble is, the OS on the device is a customized version of Android 4. So if you have one laying around, what to do? These items are very inexpensive these days.