How to Install Java on Chinese Phones
China phones, is a term that is used to refer to Chinese-made mobile phones that are affordable low- and mid- range budget phones. Most China phones do not come with an operating system installed. Although most China phones do not support Java natively, there is a way you can install Java applications. Installing the essential tools will allow you to have access to a rich database of JAVA applications that work on almost any JAVA enabled device, including Chinese mobile phones.
Download and install the JAVA ME (Micro Edition) on your computer. You can download Java ME configuration (also called CLDC) directly from Sun Microsystems’ website.
Transfer the JAVA ME to your phone. Connect your phone to your computer and use it as a mass-storage device (similar to a USB thumb drive). If your phone doesn’t have an embedded file explorer, download and install a file explorer like Fexplorer because you will need it to transfer data and applications to your china phone.
Install JAVA ME on your phone. Using your phone’s file explorer, find the JAVA ME file and install it. This software will allow your mobile phone to run java applications on a small scale. To increase functionality,
Configure and download Connected Device Configuration (or CDC). The CDC will enable your phone to run the complete Java experience that is similar to Java Runtime Environment for smart phone or other high-end mobile devices. Download and install this platform. CDC or Java Runtime Environment will allow your phone to process and run JAVA programs that have been sent to multiple users.
Download your JAVA applications to your phone. Download and install your Java applications. You can find a number of free and paid for Java applications by an online search. Alternatively visit www.getjar.com, which provides the largest software of Java based applications for all models of phones.
Transfer and install the downloaded application(s) to your phone. Java applications in two file format types, .jar (Java Archive files that contain program files needed to install the application) and .jad (Java installation programs). Your phone should be able to support both types with the installation of JAVA ME and CDC. If you already have applications, transfer them directly onto the root directory of your phone’s memory card. Use the file explorer you have installed to open and install the applications.
Tips & Warnings
Alternatively you can enable the web browsing on your phone. You will need a data plan to access the internet on the go. Your phone will need mobile internet to download the applications directly to your phone. Go to the Java website www.java.sun.com from your phone and download. Install the Java mobile application. Proceed to install your desired Java application(s).
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