Cant install .apk files

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Cant install .apk files

I got a htc aria with 2.2.2(FROYO) but when i try to install and application that is a non-market app I cant it says my phone is blocked to install apps that are not from the market how to disable that block?

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Re: Cant install .apk files

You can't disable it unless you want to root the phone and install a custom ROM.

To get around the restriction, download Android Central's Sideload Wonder Machine. It works really nice as long as you follow the install instructions.
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Re: Cant install .apk files

is android central for phhone or pc? and where to get it?

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It is installed on the computer. This is the link to the main thread. You would need to pick the version based on your computer OS to download and instructions.

http://forum.androidcentral.com/android-sideload-wonder-machine/
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Re: Cant install .apk files

Branded phones regardless what provider do not allow the installation or non market apps.

Workaround: sideload wonder machine

Copy it in google, do some reading and install non-market apps as long as they doen't require root access.

 

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Re: Cant install .apk files

partsmart, no, only at&t android devices block this. every other Android device works just fine.
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Yep it was only AT&T that decided to restrict the non-market Apps. All other carrier branded phones and unlocked phones have the ability to install non-market applications.

http://www.androidcentral.com/its-far-past-time-att-allow-non-market-apps-its-phones
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