The Ice Cream Sandwich is not the one which we eat or make at home. This is the one released by Android, for its Devices. Ice Cram Sandwich carries a whole new look and major improvements for Android Devices. This Android 4.0 is not yet compatible for all the Android Devices yet and you can get this Ice Cream Sandwich taste on your iPad 1 and iPad 2. This is only possible for those who are Jailbroken on their iPad 1 and iPad 2 (4.3.3). This is not for those who are on iPad 2 and are not jailbroken. So keep in mind that you must be Jailbroken on your iPad in order to perform the following steps.

Before you follow the steps, We would recommend you to save your SHSH blobs for the current firmware by iFaith for iPad 1 and those who are on iPad 2 should got their SHSH Blobs saved, as well as people on iPad 1. In case something goes wrong and you need restore, So you should got the SHSH Blobs to restore your Device. Last but not least, Try this method on your own risk and you should know that what you are doing.

Once you have read the things above, now follow the steps below:

Steps to Follow:

Step 1:

You should be Jailbroken on your iPad in order to use this method.

Step 2:

Download Realvnc for iPad and for iPhone (Here)

Step 3:

Find realvnc in the search results and download

Step 4:

Find a vnc server

Step 5:

Set up the vnc server after you download and install

Step 6:

Download virtualbox for your operating system at

Step 7:

Download android 4.0 iso here

Step 8:

Set up a new OS in virtualbox by clicking new

Step 9:

Boot up the virtualbox OS you just made

Step 10:

It will say no boot medium found or something simular, so then at the top go to devices, mount, then mount cd/dvd image

Step 11:

Select the iso you downloaded earlier

Step 12:

Go to realvnc in your ipad, and then set up ur computer by using ur ultravnc server details

Step 13:

Make the virtualbox full screen by clicking machine, full screen mode

Step  14:

Run android 4.0 on your iPad!


This is not any sort of real port of Android 4.0 on iPad. This is just a virtual image of Android 4.0, like MAC OS X on Windows by VMWARE. This method will not work on Windows 64-bit and your MAC OS X. The steps are taken from iblakejames. Thanks to SamGuichelaar for sharing the tutorial.

If you have tried this method and found it useful, so feel free to share the images and your experience with us.