Installing Android on iPhone (Jailbreak)

Installing Android on iPhone (Jailbreak)There actually are people who want to use the Android operating system on their iPhones for various reasons. If you are one of these people, we have some good news for you: It is possible to install “iDroid“ on jailbroken iPhones using the app Bootlace. It is an Android version that is developed explicitly for iPhones.

Requirements: Jailbreak

If you want to install Android on your iPhone, you have to jailbreak the iPhone first. You will find more information about the jailbreak and which iOS versions/iPhones are possible to jailbreak in our Jailbreak section: Click here.

Install Android on iPhone

For the following steps, you should connect your iPhone to the charger.

Install “Bootlace“

Open Cydia on your iPhone → Manage → Sources → Edit → Add →

Open the Cydia-Store on your jailbroken iPhone. Tap “Manage” and “Sources” then “Edit” and at last “Add” and enter the following address:

Confirm the input by tapping “Add Source”. The source should now be added. There, you have to search for “Bootlace” and install the application.
At this point, you might have to restart your iPhone, in case the “Bootlace” is not on your Home Screen. Open the app now. You will be asked to allow a restart to patch the kernel. Confirm this and open the appafterwards. You will be asked to allow a restart to patch the kernel. Confirm this by tapping “Reboot”.

After the restart, open the “Bootlace” again and go to “OpeniBoot” then “Install” and “Continue”. Tap “iDroid” then “Install” and “OK” and wait until iDroid is done installing. This process can take a while. Make sure your iPhone is connected to the charger so that it has enough power.

Once the installation is done, open the “Bootlace” again and go to “QuickBoot”. Tap the “Android” icon. This way it will do a reboot and you will be able to use Android on your iPhone afterwards.

Installing Android on iPhone (Jailbreak)