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Default Installing apk files - App not installed? ???

Hi all, bare with me, i hope this is in the correct place as have searched and cant find a thing. Just come from an iphone to samsung note so be gentle..

I am trying to install. Apk files from several locations , phone memory, sd card, network..

But i keep receiving "App not installed." Message 99% of the time, every now and then it will work, but i have no idea whats going on please help.

I am running stock 2.3.6 gingerbread, unrooted as that wont work either :/


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This might not be any help but i had the same problem on my infuse i flashed back to froyo then installed 2.3.6 +root and it went away

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Under settings> applications do you have unknown sources checked? If not, that is most likely your problem.
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above everybody,do you ever write app for smart phone?

can help me filling out my questionnaire?

I am a postgraduate from National Chiayi University in Taiwan.

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Yeah have unknown sources checked, but just will hardly ever install anything. Dont get it

Took me about 50 tries to install angry birds ffs!

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Some apps need to be installed via Root Explorer by placing it to some folder.
 
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So why after so many attempts did it work? ??
Also why do some apps insist on only working from the phone memory and not external sd card, is my 64gb card going to be useless?

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Dunno, its weird.

---------- Post added at 08:58 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:58 PM ----------

Didnt you clear some space between some tries?
 
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I have 63gb free on my sd card, and 11.5 gb on my internal space lol

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I have 63gb free on my sd card, and 11.5 gb on my internal space lol

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Hmmmm, thatīs strange...perhaps the update may fix it.

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