App Guide: Add Nexus One Gallery to Android Phones

The gallery application used on the Nexus One is beautiful, certainly better than the Pictures application on the HTC Desire & Legend. It makes me wonder exactly why HTC removed this core application from android.You can move through a 3D like flow of pictures, they really do glide effortlessly across the screen.

So, without further ado, a guide on how to get this on your HTC Desire and HTC Legend android phones:

Remember this is an additional application, and will not replace your current gallery application.

Installation Instructions

Make sure you have enabled Unknown Sources to install this app: Settings > Applications > Unknown Sources

Download To Phone

  1. Download the application here or by scanning the above QR code from your phone.
  2. When completed click on the download (and select Package Installer if asked).
  3. Click Install when prompted.

Download To PC

  1. Download the application.
  2. Connection your phone to you PC via USB cable and select Disk Drive mode.
  3. Copy the downloaded file to your phones sdcard (any location, just remember where you put it).
  4. Download an application called Astro File Manager from the android market.
  5. Open Astro File Manager and browse to the file you previously placed on the sdcard.
  6. Click on the file and select Open App Manager from the popup list.
  7. Select Install, followed by install again when prompted.