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Installing apks on un-rooted phones

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by oOMavrikOo, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. oOMavrikOo

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    Is it possible to install downloaded apks on an un-rooted phone? I would assume so if I allow the phone to install from unknown sources. My wife has the LG Optimus S and really likes the CM7 theme chooser. Can I DL the apk to her phone and install it with Astro?
     

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    Theming your phone like cm7 does requires root.
     
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    Most other apk's can be installed by just putting it on your sd card and installing from file manager.
     
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