1. tyrelian's Avatar
    I have almost all my apps on the fire now, its freaking awesome! Blood and glory plays awesome! I mean why pay for tapatalk again when you can sideload it! Btw im on it now lol

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    12-04-2011 08:14 PM
  2. piratefan's Avatar
    What folder houses the apks on my Fascinate?
    12-04-2011 08:16 PM
  3. tyrelian's Avatar
    Download astro, backup apps,email or transfer by usb, download a file manager on the fire, the apks will be in the download folder or wherever you choose.

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    12-04-2011 08:22 PM
  4. piratefan's Avatar
    I'm sorry, I should have specified where on my phone?
    12-04-2011 08:23 PM
  5. tyrelian's Avatar
    Oh I get you now, you have to back them up first to transfer them.

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    12-04-2011 08:28 PM
  6. piratefan's Avatar
    Can I do this without rooting my phone?

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    12-04-2011 08:33 PM
  7. NotJustAPhone's Avatar
    They're in the data\app folder on your phone. You can't see the folder unless you're rooted, but there are programs that will let you backup the apks.


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    12-04-2011 08:35 PM
  8. tyrelian's Avatar
    Yes you can just get a file manager and back them up.

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    12-04-2011 08:44 PM
  9. BattleSwine's Avatar
    Can I do this without rooting my phone?

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    Yes, My Backup will let you. I also use WiFi File Explorer to transfer apk's to AKF sdcard/downloads folder. I use Root Explorer on AKF to install apk's. Neither my TBolt or AKF are rooted. Not all sideloaded apps install. Most do. Not all will work with out android market. Most do. A few don't resize/do so poorly.

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    12-04-2011 08:45 PM
  10. tyrelian's Avatar
    Yes, My Backup will let you. I also use WiFi File Explorer to transfer apk's to AKF sdcard/downloads folder. I use Root Explorer on AKF to install apk's. Neither my TBolt or AKF are rooted. Not all sideloaded apps install. Most do. Not all will work with out android market. Most do. A few don't resize/do so poorly.

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    Do you have a good way for the android market to work? Every time I install it it asks for a account then forceclose.

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    12-04-2011 08:54 PM
  11. piratefan's Avatar
    Just figured it out! App Backup & Restore, AndroExplorer and Dropbox FTW!

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    12-04-2011 09:10 PM
  12. tyrelian's Avatar
    Just figured it out! App Backup & Restore, AndroExplorer and Dropbox FTW!

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    Awe yea!!!

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    12-04-2011 09:41 PM
  13. NotJustAPhone's Avatar
    Do you have a good way for the android market to work? Every time I install it it asks for a account then forceclose.

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    You need to root to get the Market to work.

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    12-04-2011 10:02 PM
  14. piratefan's Avatar
    With sideloading ability there is really no need for Android Market.
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    12-04-2011 10:46 PM
  15. nrk's Avatar
    With sideloading ability there is really no need for Android Market.
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    To a certain extent, yes.

    I have Beautiful Widgets, but you can't just easily get skins since that's done via the market. A lot of other apps do this same type of thing. Of course you can move them over, but it's not quite as simple as just using the market.

    For the record, moving HBO Go over (non-rooted) doesn't work. I get "not supported on this device"
    12-05-2011 10:34 AM
  16. tkemack's Avatar

    For the record, moving HBO Go over (non-rooted) doesn't work. I get "not supported on this device"
    I side loaded HBO GO on my non rooted fire and it works just fine. My carrier is uverse if it makes a difference

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    12-05-2011 10:42 AM
  17. AndroiduserT's Avatar
    To a certain extent, yes.

    I have Beautiful Widgets, but you can't just easily get skins since that's done via the market. A lot of other apps do this same type of thing. Of course you can move them over, but it's not quite as simple as just using the market.

    For the record, moving HBO Go over (non-rooted) doesn't work. I get "not supported on this device"
    i sideloaded HBO Go as well. It was successful. My carrier is Verizon. I don't think the carrier would matter though. the carrier selection doesnt occur until after you start it up -- if i remember correctly. The apk should be the same regardless of carrier. and it sounds like you can't get the install to work.
    Not sure what the issue would be.
    12-05-2011 01:11 PM
  18. BattleSwine's Avatar
    Do you have a good way for the android market to work? Every time I install it it asks for a account then forceclose.

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    You have to root to add Market apk to AFK System folder. It's Read Only otherwise. Installing from any other folder brings the Force Closes.

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    12-06-2011 09:58 AM
  19. grvthang's Avatar
    I side loaded HBO GO on my non rooted fire and it works just fine. My carrier is uverse if it makes a difference

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    I have time warner cable at home, and they do not support hbo go. The kicker is this - hbo is owned by time warner!

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    12-07-2011 06:09 PM
  20. cretinzen's Avatar
    To a certain extent, yes.

    I have Beautiful Widgets, but you can't just easily get skins since that's done via the market. A lot of other apps do this same type of thing. Of course you can move them over, but it's not quite as simple as just using the market.

    For the record, moving HBO Go over (non-rooted) doesn't work. I get "not supported on this device"
    You can run HBO Go, which errors out with device not supported error after the last Fire OTA update!

    First, turn off your wifi on the the Kindle Fire. Then start the HBO Go app. You will receive an error about needing Internet access. Reconnect your wifi. Click try again in the error box. You should be good to go!
    12-13-2011 02:23 PM
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