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How can I install Firefox on an Android with no service or Google account?

This is for a very narrow use case with a phone that is used as a mobile GUI environment only. The phone has no service and is not associated with a Google account, so it can't access Google Play. Is ...
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Installation/uninstallation of apps

I noticed that when I install and uninstall applications slow down the phone and it is necessary to restart to restore normal function of the phone. Is it a case like a computer's, after installation ...
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A problem with finding apps in the market on the Phone

I want to install the app Where. But when I did the same search in the Android Market app on my phone, I couldn't find this app. Since my phone does not have service, I cannot install this app through ...
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Installing Android on Nokia N96 need help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I am using Nokia N96 mobile phone with S60 OS. Is it possible to load Android OS in my phone. From where can I download ...
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How to root Coby Kyros - mid7016 tablet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install apps on phone without using the Android Market? I am trying to install APK files which are not downloaded from Android Play/Market and they are not ...
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How can I re-install the stock Android 2.2 calendar?

I mistakenly deleted the stock Google Calendar application from my Android 2.2 phone (Samsung Europa GT-i5500). My phone is rooted. I can't recall what program I used for the deletion, but I have ...
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Who can see how many people have uninstalled an app?

A few months ago I installed a free comic viewer app from a local publisher because I always have bought the comics on paper anyway so it seemed a logical way to do. This publisher is boasting about ...
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Water-damaged phone no longer shows battery status or recognizes my SIM card

I have a T-Mobile G2X, and I accidently poored a glass of water on it. It turns on, wifi works and all the apps are the fine. However, the battery status is displayed as a little question mark, the ...
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Install button greyed out on play.google.com

I tried installing an app on my phone from the Play Store website, but the install button is greyed out. What could be the problem? The phone is a Samsung Epic 4G running 4.0
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Unexpected reboot during app install has left phone with no space

My wife recently went to install a game on her phone (Sims Freeplay) from Google Play. She tells me the phone had enough memory for the install (~15MB free for a 13MB app), which is why she tried. ...
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Re-install settings application.

I have compiled Android Source codes and get settings.apk now I wonder can I install that application on my phone ? When I try to do that my phone say "CAnnot install application" what can I do to ...
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Angry Birds Seasons “Installation Unsuccessful” — Help?

I have tried several times to install Angry Birds Seasons from the marketplace. Every time, I get a notification saying "Installation unsuccessful" without anything more descriptive. Has anyone else ...
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Where is the Android log file to see if app installed correctly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I view and examine the Android log? Where is the log file. Why not logs/system.log? I see a log using app but nothing about install information. Like failures ...
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How to reinstall/upgrade android OS in my phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I purchased MicroMax A60 mobile phone which was not provided with any PC suite. This phone in-built comes with Android V2.1 Eclair ...
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Install android on Nokia [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I would install Android (no matter the version) on my Nokia 5800 Xpress Music. Is It possible? Someone ever tried to do ...
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Where can I find local installation files? [closed]

I'm rather new to Android development. Where I work there are pretty tight security measures (firewall etc) preventing me to download API 15 from within Eclipse. We configured Eclipse's proxy ...
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Disable all software installation

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone? I understand it is possible to block by a PIN code Market app ...
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Installing app from Market when it was previously installed

I'm developing an app that was just released. Prior to release, I had 10 or so testers that helped me test the app and had test versions on their phones. Now I want them to install the app from the ...
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Mass install apps using FTP/HTTP

I would like to mass install few apps at one time from a single FTP server - from Android phone, without using adb command. The phone will be rooted and will have and the option to install non-Market ...
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App installs result in “Process System Not Responding” message [closed]

After installing or updating an app in the newest version of the android market I receive the warning "Process System is not responding" with the option to either force close or wait. I choose "wait" ...
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Firefox mobile install problem on HTC wildfire

I tried to install firefox mobile edition on HTC wildfire (Indian edition) but it fails anyone faced the same problem or any workaround available to install
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Unable to install any application on my android phone

I am an absolute newbie on the android scene, recently I purchased a cheap android phone.Unbranded,chinese make. Mainly to experiment. I am trying to install the apps but it simply won't allow me to ...
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Unable to install applications from AppsLib

I'm trying to install an application with AppsLib application. When the application is downloaded I click the Install bar at the bottom and it writes a message. Download, please make sure you have ...
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Can I install applications onto sd card with Android 2.1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to move apps to my sd card in android 2.1 on my phone? When I install applications, my app store to internal memory. So, i want to install my app onto ...
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If I flash my ROM or wipe my device after buying an app, will I have to buy it again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many times an Android Market's application can be installed? If I buy an app and after a few days I decide to wipe out the data on my phone and install a new ...
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Apps download but do not install

I'm using a two-week old HTC Sensation. A number of times now, I've tried to download apps (this is happening on multiple apps, not just one) and although they download, they never install. I can see ...
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Is copying an .apk into /{system, data}/app sufficient to install an Android application?

If not, what else is done under the covers? Also, what are the differences when installing applications From the android market sideloaded from web download sideloaded using adb install sideloaded ...
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Android - how to install apk from SD card

Is it possible to install an app to an Android phone from an SD card? To install it without a data connection, the marketplace, or using ADB? I've tried searching for this but no luck so far.
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How can I download Android apps by scanning the barcode?

I see all these apps that can be downloaded by scanning a barcode. The question is, how do I actually do this? What app do I use to scan the barcode and install an app?
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How can I install Android built from source on a bare device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I did look at this Can I install Android on my non-Android device? But my question is a little bit different. I am ...
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Where can I find my Android applications?

I want to know where do Android applications stay? For example, if you install a program with package name xx.yyy , you will see xx.yyy-1.apk in /data/app and will see xx.yyy in /data/data and ...
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How can I tell the Android Market that I'm running an updated version of Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? My phone (Orange San Francisco) came with Android 2.1 and has not been officially updated in the UK so I'm ...
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Failure -12 error when installing an apk file

When I try to install this app (http://ziyang.eecs.umich.edu/projects/powertutor/UMLogger-release-signed.apk) on G1 phone I'm getting this error message: Failure [-12] What's the problem?
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How can I install Skype on my NexusOne phone?

I search for Skype in Android Market application and cannot find it. I live in Vietnam.
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Can't install apps through Android Market website?

When I try to install an app from the Android Market website, I get this error: "There are no android phones associated with this account. Please sign in with a different account." I tried ...
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How can you determine what programs you installed last?

Following my question about logs I wonder if there is a way to determine the last updates and applications which have been installed. Does Android keep a chronological list of installed programs and ...
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Install APK from external_sd

I'm tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I've read that you can copy an APK file to the SD card and use the browser to activate the installer to install it with this: ...
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unknown_error when installing couchdb on android

I was able to install CouchDB fine on my Samsung Captivate android phone using the app in the market. When I try and install it on my Samsung Galaxy I update the binaries, then I get an error: ...
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Installing Android on iPhone 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I read somewhere that someone managed to get Android running on an iPhone 3G. Is there an easy tutorial on how to do ...
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Install .apk on android phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install an app given only its APK file? First, as I understand, if I do not have the SD card slot on Android phone (e.g. Samsung Nexus S), the only way that I ...
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The installation steps of android package

I just want to know the full steps. Does Android just copy the application package to another location? when to run the application, the android unzip app package every times?
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custom rom for galaxy 5

I am new to this Android stuff. I would like to know the easy way to install a custom ROM on my phone. I have already rooted my phone.