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Kindle on Nook Color w/o root?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jenwilly, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. jenwilly

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    Is it possible?
     

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    You'd have to side-load it onto your sd card to install, but I doubt it'll be easy without root access.
     
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    Don't think so.

    Sideloading is only possible when you have access to the full settings menu and can access the checkbox "Allow non-market applications" or something like that.

    While standard Android phones have access to that setting without root, the NC uses a customized shell that doesn't give the user access to those settings. Only way I know of is to root and then get access to that setting, but then again, if you've rooted, then you have market access and can just download it.
     
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    Can an adb install command be given to an un-rooted Nook Color?
     
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    Not without usb-debugging turned on.

    It's off on a non-rooted Nook. :D
     
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    I loaded Froyo using a bootable SD Card and I don't think it's rooted and I downloaded the Kindle App from the market.
     
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    It's rare to have a non-stock rom that isn't rooted. See if there's a superuser app.
     
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    Or install a root check app from market.
     
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    You are right! I do have Superuser access.
     
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    How do you load Froyo onto an SD card?
     
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