NITDroid Alpha Release #2 “Sleepless Nights” – Android 4.0.4 ICS for Nokia N9


“Sleepless Nights” on Nokia N9:
NITDroid – Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich


It’s not more than two weeks since we’ve had seen the first public release of NITDroid to run Android 4 ICS on Nokia N9 and we have another one. It’s pretty fast that second release of NITDroid project has made through and is available with a new title “Sleepless Nights” – Interesting name though – that brings Android 4.0.4 to Nokia N9. you can check the features below and head towards the source linked at the end to find out more.

Working Features:

  • based on Android Open-Source Project (AOSP) v 4.0.4_r1.1 (IMM76D)
  • multiple languages supported
  • dualboot kernel (without reflashing), ability to choose OS after power on.
  • N950 supported (see
  • 3D drivers, OpenGL
  • hwrotation (portrait mode only, accelerometer HAL doesn’t work)
  • touchscreen (multitouch)
  • hw buttons (volume, power)
  • ECI accessory (headset buttons)
  • USB networking
  • lcd off in sleep mode, electron beam effect (demo:
  • alarm driver, RTC
  • mounting MyDocs as “SDCard” [realized; NOT FIXED, but HACK EXISTS]
  • basic video decoding (sw) and playback, youtube (choppy)
  • wifi (only basic functionality: able to connect to AP. signal strength indication (RSSI) is broken. no tethering).
  • basic CellMo functionality: network registration, USSD, SMS, data (GPRS/EDGE/3G), signaling. Actually, ofono/ofono-ril stack is used: all things that it able to do on the n900.
  • bluetooth (scanning, can pair devices. I didn’t test deeper).
  • charging (note: without any notification in UI)
  • sensors: accelerometer
  • audio: playback (audio routing to: loudspeaker, headset or earpiece)
  • lights HAL (lcd brightness)
  • root access (via adb shell; su/Superuser.apk)

Check the source below to find more on how to get it working on your Nokia N9.

[source: NITDroid Forums]

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