On the tablet...
Download, but DO NOT INSTALL, the Google Play apk (ver. 3.10.10) (Thanks casperischinky)
(Please report broken links)
Download, and install ES File Explorer
es_file_explorer_v18.104.22.168.apk (2.81 MB)
via their Download
page ( Thanks mavrikmeercat & scary alien) (Please report broken links)
Open ES File Explorer.
At the bottom left of the screen there are 3 vertical dots. Press this button.
A menu pops up, press settings.
Scroll down to Root settings and check Root Explorer.
A warning will pop up, select yes.
Another pop up, select Allow
If your tablet is rooted, the root explorer box will remain checked and you should continue with the remaining instructions in this post. (If you can not get root explorer to remain checked it means that the tablet is not rooted. Ignore the remaining instructions in this post, & skip down to post 106, (or post 4 of the Step by step guide)
Starting with mount file system check the 3 remaining boxes. If the program asks any more questions just answer yes or allow. When all 5 boxes are checked...
Use the back button to get back to the main ES File Explorer screen (you should be at.. /sdcard/ )
press the Download ((folder icon.) You should now be at... /sdcard/Download/ )
press the (multi) Select button, select the Google Play apk you downloaded earlier, & press copy
use the up button to get to the root directory. (On this device it looks like a phone with a / )
press the system (folder icon), then press the app (folder icon). (you should be at /system/app/ )
Press the (multi) Select button, select the Google Play apk & press the paste button.
(Don't be surprised that Google Play apk seems to disappear, its made up of many smaller files)
(3 vertical dots) > Settings > Root settings
Starting at the bottom uncheck the bottom 3 boxes,
Leave the next box, Up to Root, checked.
and then uncheck the top box.
Back out of ES File Explorer.
Shut down the tablet.
The next time you boot up you should have Google Play in your list of apps.
Leave Feedback! Please, when nobody does it feels like playing to an empty auditorium. Skip post 106, your done!