How To: Install Android Gingerbread on the N900

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75 Responses

  1. ripp azz da emcee says:

    u just run step,, everything gonna fine

  2. ripp azz da emcee says:

    heeelpp,, i need a newest update for nitdroid gingerbread,, my phone can’t call and browsing with mobile network

  3. sunil says:

    hi.. i hav installed nitdriod installer but i cant install gingerbread i saying not found or directory

  4. afzal says:

    @arjun thanks bro it work’s great…………thanks a lot…good work keep it up…also search for the updates plz

  5. Raz says:

    Hey i install android on my N900 but incoming calls don’t ring out and mouth piece isn’t working. Help.URGENT .. is there any kind of update..

  6. varun nadar says:

    hey does this delets the 32 gb partition???????????

  7. Anmol says:

    hey arjun..are there any problems you caught while using android..?i am sick of maemo..i want a change..i just wanna it worth it..?is it perfectly working..?plz reply

  8. Nihal says:

    users please tell me if everything is working fine! the calls camera etc.. and can u install android apps from the market?

  9. ogame says:

    this is really stupid, ive installed nitdroid installer noiw when i try to decompress the .tar file , it tells me its not find in MyDocs.

    all i can find when i ls MyDocs is a directory called DCIM .

    any headsup on this issue?

  10. Singh says:

    Is anyone able to make phone calls without problems??

  11. shushek says:

    Hi.. i’d like to know if the phone functionality will work on the n900 once i install gingerbread?? i read its not.. can you confirm?

  12. Arjun says:

    @Shushek: Yes, it’s not ready as of now.

  13. Arjun says:

    Installation can be tricky. Works at times and at times doesn’t. Check out the forum for forum is you are having some issues:

  14. nino says:

    hi there, thanks for the great instruction. i managed to install everything in the right way and all the process went smoothly. still, when using android i have troubles with the keyboard. concerning the virtual one on the screen, it is really small and prevent me to see the single keys. the physical one is fine till i have to use the letters and numbers (using the Fn key), but then when it comes to punctuation, special caracters and directional arrows, everything is screwed up, is there any whay i can fix this issue? an upgrade to the latest android release could help? if yes, how can i update it, is there any instruction around or that you can give me? thanks for your help.

  15. Arjun says:

    There’s a patch available for the keyboard issue. Check it out here:

    Hope this helps! 🙂

  16. zahid says:

    i have a problem with apt-get update error appare NO_PUBKEY…….. plzz help m3

  17. Riad says:

    after i enter :apt-get update error appears how can i solve it plz ???

  18. Arjun says:

    Is your N900 connected to the Internet?

  19. Riad says:

    how can i unistall it ??? cuz sound is not working

  20. emran says:

    I have installed it succesfully but when I open the media player (using maemo 5) it shows no video and audio files…when I open file manager the video files are there..plzz help me.

  21. rohit says:

    i trying to downlod gingerbrad but eroor is accourd (404 not found….)

  22. Nabid says:

    I hv installd android 2.3 proprly on my n900. It wrks good xcpt callng. But the thng is I restrd the phn & thr were 2 options I choose maemo. Then the phn started on maemo. After few using i restrd again but there is no more optn for android now. It’s directly bootng the maemo. Plz help me.

  23. ohaddad says:

    i installed it every thing is working fine except phone calling …Is there any solution for this??

  24. Arjun Tandon says:

    Android Gingerbread 2.3 for the N900 does not support phone calls. You can check if there’s a new build available.

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