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Jun
25
reviewed Reject Samsung Galaxy Y won't connect to the computer
Jun
24
comment Cannot add Google accounts on Huawei U8825D/G330D
Sounds like your device doesn't have Google's apps pre-installed. You'd want to take a look at the explanation in How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device? (which requires rooting the device).
Jun
24
comment HTC Desire won't boot - buzzes 7 times instead
I don't know if this is necessarily the same for the Desire, but in my experience with other HTC phones this is often indicative of a hardware fault that is not going to be fixable. The vibrating is basically a Qualcomm (the system-on-a-chip the phone uses) error code.
Jun
24
reviewed Reject Samsung Galaxy S3 won't push emails
Jun
24
reviewed Approve sensors tag wiki
Jun
24
comment 'adb devices' is not listing my phone
Browsing the device via Windows Explorer is not related to accessing it over ADB. Do you have USB debugging enabled in your settings? Did you install an ADB driver (or any other drivers) for your device?
Jun
24
comment Android Market or Google Play Store for black Pandigital Novel
How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?
Jun
21
revised Galaxy Nexus 6:30 minutes to copy 128MB over WiFi, is it normal?
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Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@mbamb19s: That is odd that the downloads tab is empty, although that sort of explains why pointing the browser directly to the apk didn't work either (haven't a clue why all your downloads would be seemingly disappearing, though...)
Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@StephenSchrauger: I can see why that causes confusion. It does work on my devices (and I presume yours as well), so it's not really clear why it wouldn't be in this case.
Jun
18
revised How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
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Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@StephenSchrauger: Apparently that wasn't working for the OP (it does work for me). Unless it was downloading and the OP didn't notice it, maybe.
Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@mbamb19s: If you're okay with using the Mac terminal, you could try that. Launch a terminal, then run echo '<a href="Astro.apk">Install Astro</a>' > ~/Documents/apkinstall.html and it should create the file for you. The only other thing I can think of is that Android File Transfer is messing with the file encoding, but I that seems kind of unlikely. You could test the HTML file in your Mac's browser to test that scenario, though.
Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@mbamb19s: if you're using TextEdit on your Mac, see my edit. It appears to save the file in the wrong format by default. It may be easiest to delete the file and recreate it with the same content (the text you typed in looks exactly correct).
Jun
18
revised How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
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Jun
18
comment How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
@mbamb19s: So Chrome displays the plaintext when you open the file? Is it saved with a .html extension? Make sure it didn't end up with two extensions (e.g. apkinstall.html.txt or something). Some text editors will do that do you.
Jun
18
answered How do I install a .apk on my Nexus 7 using the browser?
Jun
18
reviewed Reject What does “Voice Command” “Unexpected server error occurred. Please try again.” mean?
Jun
17
comment What does “Voice Command” “Unexpected server error occurred. Please try again.” mean?
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Jun
17
reviewed Reject Samsung Galaxy S3 not connecting via USB