Transfering .apk to phone

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by choffy21, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. choffy21

    choffy21 Well-Known Member
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    Just found a download of Beautiful Widgets (never got a chance to download it before it was pulled) and I was wondering how I would be able to transfer it to my phone (if there's an app I have to download, etc.).

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  2. vikingisson

    vikingisson Well-Known Member
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    simple, plug the usb cable in, mount the card, transfer away.
     
  3. choffy21

    choffy21 Well-Known Member
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    Really? I read somewhere that I need Astro on the phone, but wasn't sure.
     
  4. vikingisson

    vikingisson Well-Known Member
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    yes. it is just an SD card like in your camera and like your harddisk.
     
  5. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member
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    You don't need Astro (or any file manager) to do the transfer. You might need it to locate the file, though. You may also need an app installer that allows you to install programs from an APK file. I have eoeAppInstaller and it works fine.
     

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