1. jjenri09's Avatar
    Can I install .apk files without root (or at least just the new Android Market .apk file), and will this void my warranty?
    07-27-2011 10:12 AM
  2. Chris3D's Avatar
    I've never heard of manually installing apk's (from other sources than the Android Market) voiding any warranty.
    07-27-2011 10:17 AM
  3. jjenri09's Avatar
    Thanks, could anyone else second that?
    07-27-2011 10:22 AM
  4. scottypeterson's Avatar
    Yeah I've never heard of that voiding warranties either. I think the only way to void your warranty is if you root your phone.

    Sent from my Optimus S CM7
    07-27-2011 10:26 AM
  5. Moose24's Avatar
    I third that. Installing .apk's will not void warranty.
    07-27-2011 10:29 AM
  6. Dark Wizard Matoya's Avatar
    I fourth that. Simply installing a .apk file will not void your warranty. You would have to root for that to happen.
    07-27-2011 10:38 AM
  7. jjenri09's Avatar
    Thanks guys, I appreciate it.
    07-27-2011 10:39 AM
  8. djaquez21's Avatar
    Installing apps that aren't from the Android Market won't void your warranty. All you have to do is go to Settings>Applications and check Unknown sources to allow other apps to be installed.
    07-31-2011 04:17 AM