Originally Posted by alicez
Can Google Play be installed on the A7?
If so, how and where can it be downloaded from?
Google Play is the new name for Google Market, done a couple of months ago. Apparently, you haven't been in Market because it would have automatically updated itself if you had given it permission to do so. Same with Amazon Apps if you use them.
Regular app updates are always being made in both Amazon Apps and Google Market/Google Play
I'm surprised that, since you've had the tablet and been on the forum longer than I have, some basic things are still not clear to you. I'm sure you already have downloaded the "Dexter Mod".
A lot of things I learned by just trying them out; don't be afraid that you're going to mess the tablet up! Some things are just intuitive, but a lot just involves getting used to the controls from using them regularly. Reading the manual also helps.
From your question, apparently you don't know how you find your updates:
- open Market from your menu, wherever you have it; you probably have an icon on your home page
on the right side of the tablet, press the settings button (under the home button--the one that looks like a house)
a white menu will appear at the bottom of the screen. Press the one on the far left that says "My Apps"
You'll see a screen that will list the apps you have downloaded, and at the top it will show you the ones that can be updated.
one at a time, select one you want to update
on the next screen, press "update"
on the next screen, press "accept and download"
the next screen will display the updating process, and you'll get a notification at the top that it has been updated.
the new Google Play icon looks totally different from the Market one: its a colorful solid arrow on a white bag with the label "Play Store"
you can then either "open" or hit the back arrow above your home icon on the right side of the tablet and follow the same process for the next program update
or you could just hit your home button and go to the next task you want to undertake
My cable is getting more particular about the position it's in, so I have the same problem in that it won't fully charge. Make sure the orange light is on. If it's not, the cord is probably not fully plugged into the tablet and needs to be wiggled a bit. It's a pain and happens only intermittently.