[Tutorial] How To Enable HoneyComb Tablet UI On Google Nexus 7

This tutorial will help you enable the tablet interface on your Google Nexus 7, which has a phone-like interface by default.

Phone Interface

Tablet Interface (Portrait)

Tablet Interface (Landscape)

Cool, right? So let’s start with the tutorial!

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible in any manner if your Nexus 7 doesn’t boot up or gets bricked due to not following the instructions. Also, please note that this patch is currently in development. Please read the instructions carefully.

Note that –

  1. This will mainly work on AOSP Nexus 7 roms. If it doesn’t work for you, please install an AOSP Rom and try again.
  2. Your tablet must be Deodexed. Follow this tutorial to do the same.
  3. You must wipe Dalvik-Cache and Cache. Formatting /system and Factory Resetting the device is not required.

Required Downloads –

  1. Tablet UI Patch – Alpha 1 – Link 1 , Link 2
  2. (Optional) Stock UI patch (Restores your UI to the default Nexus 7 layout) – Link 1 , Link 2

Procedure –

  1. Download the required files.
  2. Shift the file to the internal storage of the device.
  3. Boot your device into ClockWork Mod Recovery or any other Recovery.
  4. Flash the zip.
  5. Wipe Cache and Dalvik-Cache.
  6. Reboot and you should be able to use Tablet UI on your device!

That’s it folks.We hope this tutorial helped.

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