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HTC ARIA 2.2 from ATT alowing unknown source option!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by androidmonster, May 24, 2011.

  1. androidmonster

    Thread Starter

    so i am a noob here but i would like to share this info with all Att users :) i have HTC Aria running android 2.2 non-rooted and i was downloading launchers from the app market, not sure which one allowed me to get the "UNKNOWN SOURCES" OPTION but I will share that i have downloaded AWD.LAUNCHER along with the GINGERBREAD THEME AWD and at the same time downloaded an app just called LAUNCHER and both had flaws i did not enjoy so when i went to delete them in my Applications menu i now have the option to allow non-market app to be instaled :) hope this helps ya'll

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  2. tpbklake

    tpbklake Well-Known Member

    AT&T actually sent you an update that enabled the Unknown Sources option, it was nothing that you did or downloaded. This was publicized last week.
  3. bbrown321

    bbrown321 Lurker

    Saw the announcement and been checking my applications setting but still no 'Allow from unknown source' check box. Announcement implied it would be by type of phone so just figured didn't send out aria ota yet. Any advice? Thanks!
  4. erwaso

    erwaso Member

    many still waiting for it to push.

    some have got online with att tech support chat to push it manually with success if youre impatient
  5. thetomlin2

    thetomlin2 Guest

    My dad has the Aria ... he is really looking forward to this update, I hope you guys get it soon.
  6. Steven58


    I'm glad they finally gave in on this point.
  7. bbrown321

    bbrown321 Lurker

    So called and they pushed it to my phone. Appreciate the advice.
  8. zorcy

    zorcy Lurker

    If you have received the Aria update that allows Unknown Sources, can you post the version it shows? Not sure if the Kernel changes, but it may be needed to. I can not run the AT&T Software Update. Tech support told me to reload the Froyo 2.2 update for it to work. I can not tell from the HTC site if it is a newer version then I had already updated to.

    Your version may be helpful.
  9. SuperNinja

    SuperNinja Lurker

    I updated and still no "unknown sources" :(
  10. tpbklake

    tpbklake Well-Known Member

    You now need to wait to receive the silent OTA update that will enable "Unknown Sources". Simply installing the upgrade does not do it, it simply puts your phone in a state that can receive the OTA that enables the option.

    Some have reported that powering the phone off and then on after installing the upgrade will trigger the OTA.
  11. SuperNinja

    SuperNinja Lurker

    How long is the wait?
  12. ray.506

    ray.506 Lurker

    i have the htc aria but i am living in costa rica so how to get the 2.2 update

HTC Aria Forum

The HTC Aria release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 384GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1200mAh battery.

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