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Installing apk files - App not installed? ???

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14th May 2012, 11:44 PM   |  #1  
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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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15th May 2012, 02:39 AM   |  #2  
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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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15th May 2012, 04:34 AM   |  #3  
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Under settings> applications do you have unknown sources checked? If not, that is most likely your problem.
15th May 2012, 05:15 AM   |  #4  
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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.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...4#post26094514
15th May 2012, 06:37 PM   |  #5  
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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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15th May 2012, 07:43 PM   |  #6  
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Some apps need to be installed via Root Explorer by placing it to some folder.
15th May 2012, 08:43 PM   |  #7  
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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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19th May 2012, 07:58 PM   |  #8  
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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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Quote:
Originally Posted by heavymagik

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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