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Default [Q] T-Mobile Visual Voicemail Incompatible?

So earlier today I switched to the T-Mobile $30/month prepaid plan and ported my number from AT&T. The voice and data are both working just fine. I'm just having one small problem, that being T-Mobile Visual Voicemail. I want to install T-Mobile Visual Voicemail so I don't have to use up minutes calling the voicemail system, however when I navigate to T-Mobile Visual Voicemail in the Google Play Store, it says "This app is incompatible with your device." Why does it say its incompatible? I checked under my Google Play Account, it has my device listed as T-Mobile, and I tried signing out and signing back in on my phone just in case but to no avail. Are other Nexus owners having this problem? Could it be that T-Mobile Visual Voicemail is incompatible with Android 4.4.2 (I just received the update this afternoon)? I noticed on GP that a new version of T-Mobile VV was released just today, so I would think it would have support for the latest version of Android. Does anyone have any ideas? If anyone else has had this problem have you figured out a way around it? Thanks a lot for your help.
 
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Tmobile is saying they haven't updated the app yet to be compatible with KK. However, if you search around on this forum the apk is available and works swell. GL!

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Weird, I've had VVM on my Nexus 5 ever since I got it, and it's always worked.. can't remember if I installed it from Play or from Helium, though.
 
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Here is the link for the VM apk

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2541207
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Use the above post's link to download the APK and transfer to the Nexus 5, then use ES File Explorer (or similar) to install - and you should be good.
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Thanks, I just sideloaded it and it works perfectly. I don't know why they're blocking it on Google Play. I don't think the one Rykochet put on Dropbox is even the latest version and yet it works. Come on T-Mobile, get your act together, I dumped AT&T for you.
 
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I installed it directly from Google play and it's worked fine since the first day I got my nexus.
I'm not rooted and haven't sideloaded anything.
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I downloaded it from Google Play the first day i got the phone. Two weeks later i rooted it and by then it was blocked on Play. I just downloaded the APK right on to the phone and opened it. The phone asked me if I wanted to install, said yes and it's been fine ever since

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