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How to download APK file on PC from Market?

I'm wondering if I can download Android apps to my computer then transfer to a phone because I don't have a wifi connection on my phone to download.

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marked as duplicate by Al E. Dec 19 '11 at 15:43

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Yes. you. can do it. – Uri Herrera Dec 19 '11 at 5:27
If your device has Gogle Market installed you could try share an internet connection of your PC via USB (Reverse USB Tethering) – Robert Dec 19 '11 at 10:48

Indeed you can - there are a number of ways - via ADB and pushing it.

A simpler way would be to either connect your device via USB to your PC and copy over the android APK files to a folder on your SD card (either internal or external on your device).

Using a file explorer like ASTRO, Estrongs or some other one of choice, you can then navigate to the folder where you placed those APKs and click on them to install.


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Maybe what this user is actually asking is if he can download apps from "Market" to his computer and them pass them to the android device.

Currently I don't know how to do it, and what is more, market does not allow you to download or push apps to devices that are not listed as compatible with the app, and this is annoying because there are a lot of tablets that are not the the list.

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