Google Apps on the Nook Tablet are as important on any other device. If you have just rooted your Nook Tablet, you would want to need the basic Google Apps on your device, most importantly to be able to run the Android Market and download apps. Installing these apps has been made easier by Indirect, the guy who brought us the the one click root solution for the Nook Tablet. The apps are neatly packed in a folder that will replace your existing app folder in the root directory.
We’ll show you how you can do that, in a few simple steps.
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.
- A rooted Nook Tablet. See our guide on rooting the Nook Tablet in one click
- ES File explorer (apk)
- Root Kit (Contains the Google Apps).
- To begin, download the ES File Explorer apk file from the link above and copy it to the root of your SD card.
- Now in the Root Kit folder that you extracted as per the instructions in the rooting guide, there is a folder named system. Copy the sub folders to the root of your SD card
- Open the ES File Explorer apk on your device, and install it when prompted.
- Enable root access in the app and navigate to the /system folder.
- Set permissions from R/O (read-only) in that folder to R/W (read & write).
- In ES File Explorer copy the folders on the root of your SD card and paste them in the /system folder.
- That done, reboot your device.
This should hopefully get things working for you, and enable your device to run the Google Apps, most importantly the Android Market.