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Will Google Maps work on NT?

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By tonyp22, Senior Member on 22nd November 2011, 11:10 PM
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I ask because in Android Market it shows as not compatible with the NT. I am rooted.
22nd November 2011, 11:59 PM |#2  
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You can side load the apk, or modify the build prop as described over in the google apps thread.
26th November 2011, 12:21 AM |#3  
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I have both Google Maps and Google Earth running by copying the files from my Droid and side loading. The NT is not even rooted yet, and both work fine.
26th November 2011, 01:12 PM |#4  
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Wow. You didn't have to change the display dpi to do it?
28th November 2011, 09:26 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by tonyp22

Wow. You didn't have to change the display dpi to do it?

As far as I know, the DPI trick was needed only to allow the Google Market to display additional applications which were deemed incompatible with the NT's default DPI setting. Since these people side-loaded, that wasn't an issue.

Visit This thread to see a list of side-loaded apps, including the Google Services Framework which is necessary to run these apps.

Experts - please feel free to correct me. I'm only summarizing information I've read.

Edit/clarification - To side-load these apps you don't need to even use the Google Market. Just click on the links in the thread I provided to download the APK and install as you please.
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