Get the 4.3 Jelly Bean experience on any Android phone without root (video)

Get the 4.3 Jelly Bean experience on any Android phone without root (video)
Now here's a nice compilation of steps you can do to get the closest possible experience to the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean without having to root your phone, install custom ROMs and other assorted geekery you can't be bothered with. 

Of course, this is not going to bring the speed and performance improvements under the hood, but the Apex launcher is plenty fast already, and you will at least get acquainted with the latest Android version while waiting for the official update from your carrier or manufacturer. 

Use the download links below, and follow the easy video guide that the folks from VidxHD have created to illustrate them, if you are interested in pimping your Android the 4.3 way.



1. DomSanity

Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

I'm using Nova Prime

2. jbitounis

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

This is sad

3. hmd74

Posts: 540; Member since: Jan 31, 2013


4. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Yeah options on how you would like your device to look and act is so sad...

5. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Slow news day?

6. ilia1986 unregistered

Or you can just flash a 4.3 custom rom.

7. 1701nino unregistered

Custom roms are cool,but they drain alot of battery,at least in my experience.

8. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

You were saying? I can tell you don't have any experience with flashing roms. I myself haven't flashed one but even i knew all roms dont drain battery life.

9. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Nothing to see here mate. I have been running 4.3 in my N4 since a long time. Never found any difference compared to 4.2.2 (visible difference). Maybe there are some changes, but hardly anything is noticeable to end user. Batterylife remains still pathetic for N4 (check N4's gsmarena battery test), camera is still sh!t and same old UI from Android 4.0. So, if you are on 4.1.2 or 4.2.2, you are not missing anything.

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