Cant open Handcent

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  1. htcforme

    htcforme Well-Known Member
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    Hi all,

    Newbie to android with a HTC Desire. What a phone! Haven't slept for about 2 weeks...its awesome.

    Have trawled through this brilliant site and decided to get Handcent SMS from their website, but cant open it on my desire. It wasn't an apk file. Bit of a dunce when it comes to this stuff. A bit's probably light on, more like major. What am I doing wrong?

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. Ghâshûl

    Ghâshûl Well-Known Member
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    Just search for Handcent in the market.
     
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  3. tef89

    tef89 Well-Known Member
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    It's not available on the Market at the moment but you can get it direct from the maker's website:

    handcent.com • View topic - Download Here: Version: 3.0.4

    Just download the rar file and extract the .apk and put it on your sdcard - Grab Estrongs file explorer (free from the market) and install from the sdcard or remote onto your pc and install the .apk from there.
     
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  4. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Under settings application tick unknown sources and try again
     
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  5. htcforme

    htcforme Well-Known Member
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    Awesome, thanks for your help. I'll try it and see if I can nut it out. Thanks again.
     
  6. paulcooper

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    its on market as we type!
     
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  7. htcforme

    htcforme Well-Known Member
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    Is it just me? I can't see it on the market.
     
  8. tef89

    tef89 Well-Known Member
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    Still not on the market for me...
     
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  9. paulcooper

    paulcooper Well-Known Member
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    Have just checked again and it is indeed NOT in the market, but was sure it was last night!
     
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  10. paulcooper

    paulcooper Well-Known Member
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    You could always download it direct from handcent, i wonder if they are not putting it on market as there have been a number of releases?

    http://www.handcent.com/News.php
     
  11. Dreckly

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    According to their forums their seems to be an issue on the google end of the market - they are apparently working on resolving this but as you have said it is available to download from them :D
     
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  12. htcforme

    htcforme Well-Known Member
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    Its on the market now. Cheers.
     
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