One big challenge of migrating from Java phones to Android phones is leaving your java apps behind. If you have just purchased a new Android phone and will wish to still run some of your favorite java apps on it, JBed Java Emulator for Android allows you to run J2ME/Java apps on your Android device. With the right version of JBed on your Android device you can run any Java/J2ME/MIDP games or applications on your device.
So simply put JBed is an .apk app that allows you to run .jar apps/games on your Android smartphone. With JBed installed on your Android phone, you can still run all favorite .jar apps and .jar games on your Android phone like you used to on your java or even Symbian phones. Now let’s see how to run java apps on an Android phone using JBed.
Download Java Emulator for Android:
Click here to download Jbed Java Emulator for Android 2.2 (.apk)
Click here to download Jbed Java Emulator for Android 2.1 (.apk)
Click here to download Jbed Java Emulator for Android 1.6 (.apk)
Click here to download Jbed Java Emulator for Android 1.5 (.apk)
After downloading the appropriate version of Jbed Java emulator for Android for your device, install it on your Android smartphone.
Note: Remember to allow installation of non-Market applications on your Android device by checking the box at Settings >> Applications >>Unknown sources on your Android phone. Also copy the .jar file you want to run into your memory card and remember its location.
Launch the Jbed Java emulator for Android installed on your device and click on the SD card from the menu.
Choose the java .jar file you want to install on your Android device and run, Install the java apps and launch the file to run them on your Android.
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Now I hope with this guide you can now play your favorite java games or use your favorite java apps on your Android phone just like you used to before you moved to Android. There may be some graphical and performance related issues but if you have any problems, use the comment form below to share it. Remember to subscribe to my RSS feed.