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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by this n00b again, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. this n00b again

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    So ti backup comes up with a popup that says i should enable the phone to run code from unknown sources.

    is this a good idea? from a security point seems sketch....
     

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    i never saw that message, i have allow apps from unknown sources but that is so i can install the .apk file for some apps no onger in the market
     
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    oh yeah that's what it says.
     
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    that is fine to do, it just allows you to install apps not in the market, ie wireless tether
     
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