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I am an experienced Android user and have rooted my OG EVO and EVO LTE with never any problems. The question I have is. How to install the Play Store on a Nabi 2? I've downloaded the .apk directly to the Nabi, installed without a hitch. When I go to open; it just closes. Not a crash or force close but just an instant close. Any ideas on how to keep it open? I watched a You Tube vid on a guy using a Nabi 1 with the Play Store and believe me. I've done everything perfectly......so please please give me some advice.
 
 
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I am an experienced Android user and have rooted my OG EVO and EVO LTE with never any problems. The question I have is. How to install the Play Store on a Nabi 2? I've downloaded the .apk directly to the Nabi, installed without a hitch. When I go to open; it just closes. Not a crash or force close but just an instant close. Any ideas on how to keep it open? I watched a You Tube vid on a guy using a Nabi 1 with the Play Store and believe me. I've done everything perfectly......so please please give me some advice.

I just bought the tablet for my niece and I am having the same problem...I also tried downloading a few apps from 4 shared and it instantly closes them also...I know its a new tablet so hopefully they will have a fix soon! Its really an amazing tablet and to have the quad core processor in it just makes it even better!
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I just bought the tablet for my niece and I am having the same problem...I also tried downloading a few apps from 4 shared and it instantly closes them also...I know its a new tablet so hopefully they will have a fix soon! Its really an amazing tablet and to have the quad core processor in it just makes it even better!

It's almost the same specs as the 7! I was blown away by it! I obviously hate the fruit company, that's why I'm here. I traded my sister a tv for my son's itouch. Since the whole trial with Samsung I almost want to throw up. So I told him that I have to sell it & his leapad. He was so excited to get his Nabi & I'm jealous! The dual modes is phenomenal & a seamless experience. All I want to do is be able to get the play store on it. Amazon runs without a hitch, at least I was able to install Appy Geek! So please someone just gimme a little advice on how to get our beloved play store.

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Did you install Google framework service.apk ???

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Did you install Google framework service.apk ???

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No I did not. I'm assuming that this is a crucial component? Would you happen to know the location of where I can grab the framework.apk?

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No I did not. I'm assuming that this is a crucial component? Would you happen to know the location of where I can grab the framework.apk?


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I found the .apk downloaded it on the Nabi and when I installed it, it failed and simply stated not installed. Am I going to have to wait for a root to get the play store?
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I am an experienced Android user and have rooted my OG EVO and EVO LTE with never any problems. The question I have is. How to install the Play Store on a Nabi 2? I've downloaded the .apk directly to the Nabi, installed without a hitch. When I go to open; it just closes. Not a crash or force close but just an instant close. Any ideas on how to keep it open? I watched a You Tube vid on a guy using a Nabi 1 with the Play Store and believe me. I've done everything perfectly......so please please give me some advice.

I just got Nabi2 for my grandson and am testing it out before I wrap it and give it to him, lol. I found this info. Guess we'll have to wait for a little bit.

Post-Launch Nabi 2 Tablet FAQs


Q: Where is Google Play? How do I install it?
A. Google's Support Site:
The Android operating system is open source, which means that any device manufacturer is free to use Android on its devices. However, Google Play is an application that is only made available to devices that pass Google’s compatibility requirements. In addition, manufacturers must obtain a license from Google in order to install the Google Play Store app on their devices.
If you don’t have the Google Play Store app, and your device is not listed here, that means your device is not supported for use with Google Play at this time.

There is currently no Google Play Store apk that can be sideloaded successfully onto the nabi 2 Tablet without experiencing Forced Closure when used. Fan-a-Tech Eric is working hard on a solution that will allow users to do this. When available it will be posted here on the blog.
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I just got Nabi2 for my grandson and am testing it out before I wrap it and give it to him, lol. I found this info. Guess we'll have to wait for a little bit.

Post-Launch Nabi 2 Tablet FAQs


Q: Where is Google Play? How do I install it?
A. Google's Support Site:
The Android operating system is open source, which means that any device manufacturer is free to use Android on its devices. However, Google Play is an application that is only made available to devices that pass Google’s compatibility requirements. In addition, manufacturers must obtain a license from Google in order to install the Google Play Store app on their devices.
If you don’t have the Google Play Store app, and your device is not listed here, that means your device is not supported for use with Google Play at this time.

There is currently no Google Play Store apk that can be sideloaded successfully onto the nabi 2 Tablet without experiencing Forced Closure when used. Fan-a-Tech Eric is working hard on a solution that will allow users to do this. When available it will be posted here on the blog.

The EverythingNabi site has just posted a how-to for getting most of the Google apps installed and working on the Nabi 2. There is still an issue of force closing with the Play Store, but Music works now as well as Gmail and Youtube.

Here is the link:
http://everythingnabi.blogspot.com/p...-2-tablet.html
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I just found out about this tablet. Makes me wish I had an older child, as I think this may be a little too advanced for my 2 year old.
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