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Support particular app won't install (Spotify) - a Galaxy-specific problem?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pan, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. pan

    pan Active Member
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    Hi

    I can't install the Spotify app, even though I can install other apps. Is it possible that this is a Galaxy-specific problem? Have any Galaxy owners successfully downloaded this app?
     

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  2. cpwood

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    Hi there,

    I had no end of problems getting it installed via the Market ("download unsuccessful" all the time).

    In the end I managed to find a direct link to the APK:

    http://bit.ly/11xOTA

    Copy this to your SD card and then install it. From there on, Spotify works brilliantly. Been playing with it all day :)

    All the best,

    Chris
     
  3. pan

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    Thanks very much!

    I'm afraid I'm a complete newbie: I take you mean the internal SD card? Also, where do I put it exactly, and how do I install it once it's there?
     
  4. pan

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    Also, are there any drawbacks to installing it this way? As a newbie, I normally like to do everything the official way!
     
  5. TopDog

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    Put it on the root of the memorycard and use something like ASTRO File Manager to find it and start the installation.

    Note: Spotify has recognized the problem with "unsuccessful download", and officially released the .apk file here:

    Installing Spotify Mobile for Android - Spotify

    The drawback of not installing through Android Market is that you won't be notified automatically about new versions.
     
  6. cpwood

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    Hi there,

    Actually, since I tried installing it this morning, Spotify have provided a manual way to install the software. See the bottom of this page (footnote 2):

    Installing Spotify Mobile for Android - Spotify

    That's probably the easiest way to do things.

    All the best,

    Chris
     
  7. cpwood

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    Beat me to it! Well put, TopDog :)

    Chris
     
  8. pan

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    Thanks for that! :)
     

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