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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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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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“Insufficient storage” when trying to install new app

Every time I go to install a new app, I get the message "Insufficient storage", and an unable to install anything! I have spent quite a long time moving every possible app to the SD card, and still ...
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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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Can I install Ice Cream Sandwich on my HTC Wildfire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Please, I want to install Ice Cream ...
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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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How can I install Spotify on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9?

Spotify's installation page forwards me to the Play Store, but the app is not available for my Galaxy Tab 8.9 in the store. Is there any another way install the app? (It's a European Galaxy Tab with ...
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Install system.img on Android Phone

I have made some modification in the android source codes recompile sources and now I have system.img, but I don't know how I can install that image on Android Phone. Have anybody do something similar ...
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Can applications be downloaded without a Google Account and without disabling security features?

If I wish to install applications such as Skype, DropBox, etc however without registering for a Google account, is that possible? If so, how do I install them without a Google account?
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How to install new Recovery image from .img file

I recently found that I could upgrade to the new CWM touch recovery version for my EVO 4g! However, to do this through the ROM manager app or get it directly onto the phone at all, it required a ...
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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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Cyanogenmod 7.2 Install Method

I have a quick question about installing the new Cyanogenmod rom. Would installing it over the current 7.1 rom without wiping data and cache work? Or would I have to do it every time I install a new ...
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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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How to change country?

I want to install this application https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scoompa.callrecorder.open but I can't, because I'm in a wrong country. I would like to change country. Do I need ...
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Can't install previously installed apps from Google Play

My Samsung Galaxy S2(I-9100) was upgraded to 2.3.6 by the technician at a Samsung Service Station. This resulted in a wiped-off of all the apps that I had installed along with some other data(like ...
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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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Automatic factory reset and app installation

I have a Android tablet for which I want to do a factory reset, and then install some pre-defined applications. This has to be carried out by someone who has no computer experience and no Android ...
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How to recover apps from a factory reset?

I have some apps installed on my device and I want to perform a factory reset. Is there a simpler way to re-install my applications after the reset (with the least possible number of user ...
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How do I create a ClockworkMod installation package?

I'm a seasoned Linux veteran and recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S2 from T-Mobile. I've been feeling the tinkering bug, so I opted to download the source code from Samsung's site and start fiddling. ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does installing applications freeze my DroidX running Froyo 2.2?

I noticed recently that installing any applications caused my Droid X (Stock rooted Froyo 2.2) to freeze for a while - I mean completely freeze, can't go to home screen or pull down Notification bar ...
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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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How do I re-install the system app “Google Talk”?

I accidentally uninstalled Google Talk using Root Uninstaller and now I can't download anything from the Market. Can anyone help me? I don't have the .apk file for Google Talk.
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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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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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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 CyanogenMod rooting the phone?

If I install CyanogenMod, will I have 'rooted' my phone? Is CyanogenMod a rooting program, or is the procedure of installing CyanogenMod rooting, and CyanogenMod is something needing root? Is ...
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Why can't I download apps from the Android Market via my PC?

I was trying to find a free french dictionary for android, and indeed I found many. But I can't download them. The problem is, I don't have access to the internet right now from my cell phone, and ...
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Installing Android on a ARM tablet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I have a Toshiba Journ.e Touch (ARM processor) with Win CE on it. I want to replace it with Android, but I faced a lot of ...
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Can't install new apps, all incompatible with Android phone (ZTE Blade)

After spending a few moments moving some apps from my phone's internal storage to my SD card, I'm no longer able to download/install apps. Every time I try to get one (like the Wikipedia app) I get ...
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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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How do I fix “Unknown reason -110”?

Whenever I try to install/upgrade an application, I get an "Installation Error: Unknown reason -110" message. What does this error mean, and how do I fix it? HTC Incredible 2 [Verizon Wireless] ...
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How to install kernel module for android?

I currently have a custom kernel and ROM installed on my android device. The kernel I'm using comes with a separate download with kernel modules that you are to install yourself if you want. However ...
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How do I install an apk as a system application?

I'm trying to install an application in the system/app folder of a device. It needs to be done since I'm writing a QAT program and the tests need to run with a few privileges not available to third ...
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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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Android web market always gives error

I am getting error for almost all the apps while I am trying to install from web android market (market.android.com), it gives error "This item cannot be installed in your device's country.". But same ...
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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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How to install cyanogenmod on a Samsung Galaxy Europa (GT-I5500B)

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy Europa (GT-I5500B) phone. I'd like to install cyanogenmod on it. Is this possible? There's a how to available for people without experience rooting phones? If it I ...
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Suddenly unable to install application from SD card

I have an HTC wildfire. I am currently developing an application which I am consistently testing on my phone. Since yesterday for some reason I am not able to install any apk of that particular app ...
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reinstall barnes and noble software on a rooted nook color?

Is there a way to re-install Barnes and Noble software on a Nook Color that has been wiped and installed with gingerbread?
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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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Cannot install from market applications I used to have

I changed my ROM to cyangenmod 7, and I cannot install some of the applications I used to have (like skype for instance). Here's what I got so far: When I'm downloading it from the market it starts ...