Is it possible to install the application to another device using NFC? The application is not in Google Play store.

If it is possible, how can I do this?

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    If you're not fixed on NFC, you could share it e.g. via Bluetooth and then side-load it on the other device, provided you enabled "allow unknown sources" in that device's settings. – Izzy Feb 8 '13 at 10:12
  • +1 to Izzy's comment, unless the app is small you'd probably want to send it via another medium as NFC's data rate is pretty slow. Still an interesting question though. – Peanut Feb 8 '13 at 11:21

Assuming you have the app available as an apk file, you can use the app NFC Transfer to share it. It uses Android Beam to share any file (NFC is used to set up a Bluetooth connection to transfer the actual file).

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