How to remove bloatware on Google Nexus 7? Seriously, are there still bloatware on Nexus 7? It is already a very slim and clean stock Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. Well, I use Nexus 7 as a gaming machine and Internet browsing tool. And use most of other stuffs on my smartphone. So there are several built-in applications are considered bloatware to me. For example, Currents, Earth, Email, Google+, Massager, People, Talk… Remove them might save some memory resources for better gaming.
Disable bloatware on Google Nexus 7
Want to increase Google Nexus 7 battery life? Undervolt Nexus 7 NVIDIA Tegra 3 Super 4-PLUS-1 Quad Core CPU is one of the ways to do so. Besides Nexus 7 7″ HD WXGA IPS screen, Tegra 3 Quad Core CPU is another big battery eater. Undervolting helps to reduce Nexus 7 battery usage, and will make Nexus 7 cooler (generate less heat) too. Unlike underclock which may not be so efficient in performance / walt ratio. Undervolt surely will improve battery life because it maintains the overall performance speed while lower the battery usage. As usual, you need to install custom kernel for Nexus 7 in order to undervolt. Stock Nexus 7 kernel does not support it.
Undervolt Nexus 7
Overclocking is the easiest way to improve overall performance on Google Nexus 7. NVIDIA Tegra 3 Super 4-PLUS-1 Quad Core CPU is clocked at 1.3 GHz by default on Nexus 7. However, you still can push its limit and improve overall Nexus 7 performance by overclock up to 1.7 GHz. Official Nexus 7 kernel does not support overclock feature. So you need to install custom kernel for Nexus 7 in order to overclock.
Note – overclock will reduce NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU, GeForce GPU and other hardware components lifespan because it will overheat easily. Do it at your own risk.
Default @ 1.3 GHz
Kernel determines the overall performance on Android devices. The better kernel you have, the better performance and more features you will get for your Android smartphone and tablet like Google Nexus 7. What is the benefit of using custom kernel? Overclocking, undervolting voltage control, multiple tweaked CPU governors, GPU overclocking, I/O tweaks are some of the features of custom kernel. So if you want to have better performance on Nexus 7, try out custom kernel…
Custom kernel on Google Nexus 7
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How to install custom ROM on Google Nexus 7 with ClockworkMod Touch Recovery (CWM)? Yes, you don’t want to stay on official stock Google Nexus 7 ROM all the time, right? Try out the latest and greatest custom ROM which loaded with newest stuffs and better tweaks and hacks. And lots of fine tuned custom Android ROM are available for Nexus 7, thanks to all the developers. But before install a new custom ROM with CWM, be sure to make a full Nexus 7 system backup with CWM first. Because the new firmware will replace your existing ROM. Check out below step by step video guide to learn more…
In order to install custom ROM in CWM zip format, you need to have ClockworkMod Touch Recovery on Nexus 7 first. Follow this guide to install CWM ~ How to install ClockworkMod Touch Recovery (CWM) on Nexus 7? (Video)