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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Homan13PSU, May 12, 2011.

  1. Homan13PSU

    Homan13PSU Android Enthusiast
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  2. Pointguard1122

    Pointguard1122 Well-Known Member

    Can anyone post a link to the apk? I would like to try this on non supported devices.
     
  3. Joe Dirt

    Joe Dirt Android Enthusiast

    I have my G2 rooted running CM7. I will restore my nandroid and install the netflix apk I have on my sdcard. I'll report back if it works or not. Right now it says not a supported device.
     
  4. Homan13PSU

    Homan13PSU Android Enthusiast
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    My phone is not in my office space with me but I did try and install off the online Android market. So far it hasn't come through yet. Not sure, but it may have something to do with the fact I'm rooted and on GBread. I'll try again when I leave work and do it from the phone version Market.
     
  5. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic

    I don't understand why some phones get access and others don't. I'm going to see if I can side load the apk and get it running on the TB.
     
  6. sealcouch

    sealcouch Lurker

    Tried it with my Atrix. Nothing. I believe the android community is stronger than any DRM. Give it a few days.
     
  7. kimiji

    kimiji Lurker

    Gave it a shot on my Tbolt. I get everything to load up just fine. When I try to play it, however, it goes to the loading screen, then just drops back to the main menu. Oh well. Hopefully we will get more officially supported devices in the next few days. If not, I'm sure someone will figure something out.
     
  8. nerdstaz

    nerdstaz Well-Known Member


    But where did you get the apk?
     
  9. kimiji

    kimiji Lurker

  10. sonofaresiii

    sonofaresiii Android Enthusiast

    But but but I have a droid x! I want to watch netflix movies on my phone!

    Blah. I honestly thought the DX would be in the first batch of phones to get new apps/features. Oh well, guess I'll just have to wait.

    --didn't I read an article a while back that said something along the lines of Netflix wouldn't release streaming on older phones due to security issues in the hardware or some such?--
     
  11. ylexot

    ylexot Android Expert

    Sweet! Works on the DX with 595 Gingerbread! A little slow to start, but it does stream.
     
  12. Pointguard1122

    Pointguard1122 Well-Known Member

    Glad to see it works on the DX. Netflix really needs to get this working on all GB phones.
     
  13. Joe Dirt

    Joe Dirt Android Enthusiast

    https://market.android.com/details?id=com.netflix.mediaclient

    Found this

    It works! Now to try this new apk on CM7.

    It does not work on my G2 running CM7. I guess because the rom calls the phone a vision and not a G2. Need to edit the system file I guess.

    Edited my Build.Prop file so it shows as a G2, netflix saw it as a G2 but still wouldn't play. Swype quit working after the edit. So I had to restore my nandroid :(
     
  14. WhizGidget

    WhizGidget Well-Known Member

    HTC Incredible here - still running stock/not rooted. I installed (which took some time) and started running 'Sports Night' for a couple minutes on the phone. It was pretty darn good quality (on 3G, haven't tried it on WiFi yet because the WiFi in the office sucks at the moment), and the phone didn't get hot.

    The only issue I had was that the install was slow and once it was done I had a low space message on the phone, but I cleared a few things and uninstalled a couple others that I don't use and that cleared it right up. I wonder, though, if that's going to be a regular occurrence with this app - running out of space.

    I guess time will tell. But I love it so far on the Incredible.
     
  15. Running just fine with my Inc/CM7...
     
  16. iMisterNick

    iMisterNick Lurker

    Got it and I love it. Just search "Netflix" in the market.
     
  17. djembeman

    djembeman Well-Known Member

  18. terse storm

    terse storm Newbie

    Works great on my HTC Incredible.

    How do I plug it into my tv?
     
  19. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Ha, I'm downloading it to my Nook Color now (running CM7). Let's see how this works.
    Well, looks like I can get as far as where to stream content, and everytime it says my device isn't supported. Bummer.
     
  20. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Android Expert

    Works like a charm on my nexus one, this is a killer app, having access to all these movies for my commute is awesome.
     
  21. Spr8dogg

    Spr8dogg Member

    Rooted EVO running MikFroyo and it works flawlessly. This is cool.
     
  22. Tre Lawrence

    Tre Lawrence Android Expert

    Working great on rooted EVO.
     
  23. Homan13PSU

    Homan13PSU Android Enthusiast
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    Got it direct from the market yesterday when I left the office. Downloaded and installed fine, but for some reason the app closes after I try and log in. Going to try some more playing around with it this afternoon.

    Running MIUI 1.5.6.1
     
  24. skaboy

    skaboy Lurker

    Works very well on my hd2 running a nexus one based build. sweet!
     
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