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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mqureshi79, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. mqureshi79

    mqureshi79 Well-Known Member
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    Hello all

    So i've noticed that there are certain apps that don't appear on the market... i found it off the market and triedbto install only to find that i was not allowed to do it!

    Any tips? How can i get around this?
     

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  2. cabbie

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    nookcolortools, unchecked then check allow nonmarket installs. this is assuming you've autonootered
     
  3. mqureshi79

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    Thanks! I can't seem to find nook color tools... where do i find that? I am auto nootered
     
  4. cabbie

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    if you haven't installed a home replacement, you'll find it in extras.

    if you've installed a home replacement like zeam or launcherpro, open your app drawer.
     
  5. mqureshi79

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    Strange... not in extras or app drawer... is there a newer version of auto booted out there maybe?
     
  6. cabbie

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  7. mqureshi79

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    Went back to stock then reran autonooter, it showed up this time. Have successfully installed non market apps.

    But for some reason, today, my market just hangs when i try and download apps... which is weird coz i installed a bunch w/no problem. Any thoughts?
     
  8. mqureshi79

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    Went back to stock then reran autonooter, it showed up this time. Have successfully installed non market apps.

    But for some reason, today, my market just hangs when i try and download apps... which is weird coz i installed a bunch w/no problem. Any thoughts?
     
  9. cabbie

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    ive heard several random people say market was acting weird today. i wouldnt worry about it unless it persists.

    you could try going into titanium and wiping data for the Market app to see if it helps
     
  10. mqureshi79

    mqureshi79 Well-Known Member
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    Hmmm.... tried wiping in titanium... no luck. May need to reflash. Again. Eeekh.
     
  11. tlo07

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    Thank you! I have been trying to install the Amazon App Store so I could get Angry Birds Rio and I was losing my mind trying to get it to intall! Simply unchecking and rechecking worked!
     
  12. BobF4

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    I am trying to also install the Amazon App Store. My Nook Color has been nooted with ManualNooter 4-5-18 and 4-6-16, per instructions found through InspiredGeek.

    I have combed through the Nook Color Tools app, but can't seem to find where in there I can allow non-market installs. Help!!!
     
  13. bobstro

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    Be aware that you've resurrected a thread that's nearly a year old. A few things have changed, so make sure you're aware of the differences between versions (see below).

    What version of B&N firmware are you running? The procedures change between 1.2, 1.3 and (particularly) 1.4. If you used MN 4-5-18 and 4-6-16, I assume you are on 1.3. If not, you may have problems.

    The necessary checkbox is at the top of Nook Color Tools. Unfortunately, there are some interface issues with rooted B&N, so the text is white on a white background. You need to toggle the "mystery checkbox" at the top of the screen by clearing it, then re-checking it. This will enable the installation of non-Market apps.
     

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