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Old May 3rd, 2012, 05:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is it possible to install an app twice on the same device without overwriting the previous install?

I want to install the same app multiple times on the same device. Is there a way to do it?

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Old May 3rd, 2012, 09:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can I ask why?
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Old May 3rd, 2012, 10:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think it would be possible unless the App's install script was written to install this way.
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I am pretty sure you can not, but I also curious as to why you would want to?

If you let us know what app we may be able to help you find an alternative with multiple profiles or something.
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Nope, only if the package name is different.
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One reason I could think of: to make sure there aren't any major bugs in a new release.
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One reason I could think of: to make sure there aren't any major bugs in a new release.
That is why I keep backups using Titanium, but that isn't an option for those that don't want to root
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Why not backup the a apps with androzip if not rooted?

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Why not backup the a apps with androzip if not rooted?

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That doesn't backup the app data like titanium. MyBackup Pro does the same thing if you aren't rooted
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I am pretty sure you can not, but I also curious as to why you would want to?

If you let us know what app we may be able to help you find an alternative with multiple profiles or something.
I want to install the Blizzard Authenticator app multiple times because I have multiple bnet accounts that I want to protect but the authenticator serial can't be used on multiple accounts... so I need to install the app multiple times and I don't want to buy multiple devices just to get multiple authenticator serial numbers.
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Mad two apps, one device

I am not sure about this but I think if you root your phone, you can download an app that will allow more than one profile or user. I work with a guy who told me his friend has several of the same app on his phone, it is an RPG and he has several characters. Blah blah blah, yada yada yada.

It could have been bulls%$#$ but I do not know why he would lie about something that crazy.

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