Earlier we had reported about the BlackBerry Jailbreak tool called DingleBerry. Now it seems that the results are popping up after the breakthrough and developers have ported the Android Market on BlackBerry PlayBook.
Just like Kindle Fire and HP TouchPad which fell head on in competition with the iPad, the BlackBerry PlayBook is also not proving up to be a worth full competition and the best bet right now to save the PlayBook would be running it on the Android platform. With the jailbreak now available we can expect that to happen soon.
Follow the given steps carefully to install the Android Market on your BlackBerry Playbook.
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How To Install Android Market On BlackBerry PlayBook :
Step 1 : Install PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta on your BlackBerry PlayBook [Official Website]
Step 2 : Jailbreak your BlackBerry PlayBook. For a detailed step by step tutorial click here.
Step 3 : Download Google Apps from the given link [CyanogenMod Wiki].
Step 4 : Now pack an Android app as .bar file and install it and launch it.
Step 5 : You may also need a launcher to launch the Android application and Android Market. For more details about application launchers for BlackBerry PlayBook click here.
Step 6 : Now launch WinSCP for Windows and log in to your BlackBerry PlayBook as root.
Step 7 : Copy the system folder from Google Apps in Step 3 to the root location of your BlackBerry and merge it with your PlayBook’s own system folder.
Step 8 :Now using the terminal with root access, type the following command :
mv /system/app/SetupWizard.apk /system/app/SetupWizard.apk.bak
Step 9 : Kill the Android player with
and then run the followwing command
The XXXX is unique for each and every device and it should be replaced by yours.
Step 10 : Using the application launcher you have downloaded in Step 5 launch Android Market on your device.
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