app store from afghanistan

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by dkalasz, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. dkalasz

    dkalasz New Member
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    hello I have a nexus one and am currently working in afghanistan is there anyway to be able to get to the purchaseable side of the app store from over here?
     

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  2. Beerkan

    Beerkan Well-Known Member
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    Well, I think I know what you need to do, but have no idea how you'd go about doing it.

    But it sounds like you need to connect to a proxy server, to fool app store into thinking you're not in afghanistan.

    In other words set your wifi router to connect via a proxy server.
     
  3. BigTimeNexusFan

    BigTimeNexusFan Well-Known Member
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    Depending on WHERE in afghanistan you are working you might have trouble getting the Roshan and AWCC to work since not all their towers are data enabled. I would use wifi.

    The good thing is the Nexus works great with the local sim cards. I praise google for selling this unlocked phone. While the incredible has a few features above the Nexus. This is an area where that phone simply does not work since it is CDMA. Long live the NEXUS 1
     
  4. djneiga

    djneiga New Member
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    There is a market enabler app that allows you to get apps from anywhere. I don't know if that will help. Google marketenabler.apk
     
  5. BigTimeNexusFan

    BigTimeNexusFan Well-Known Member
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    I Misread your question. Sorry for the answer above. To get the regular apps store I VPN back to the USA and then pop out to the internet. I use a regular Cisco 5505 (380$ new) that I left at home.
     

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