Monday, July 16, 2012

How to install .APK Files on Nexus 7 Manually


Nexus 7 is runnning the Android operating system. If you want to install third party applications to your tablet, you need to install APK (Android Package files) files. Here is a simple step-by-step instructions for manually installing .APK Files on Nexus 7 through the Google Play Market.

* Conect your Nexus 7 to computer via USB, copy the .APK file you want to install to your tablet's internal memory.
* Touch Google Play app on Home screen. In the Android Market, search for the Apps Installer, App Installer, z-App Installer or Fast Installer application.Select one of them and tap on the install button.
* After the installtion is finished, the app will display the APK files. Tap on it to start installing.

6 comments:

  1. There's no installer on the device? It installs things all the time though.

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  2. Thanks. Will try.

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  3. You can actually just use a file manager application to browse to the APK, and the Nexus will know how to handle it from there. You do have to enable unknown sources in the settings, though.

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  4. Actually, a file manager that lets you browse the file system will do the trick. Just browse to the APK, and the Nexus 7 will know what to do with it. You do need to enable unknown sources in the settings, though.

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  5. but how to install the file manager when wifi is not availabe?
    I download it from PC and copy it to Nexus 7 but Nexus 7 cannot find it.

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  6. I followed all of the instructions, but I cant get traktor control blink-light to respond to anything I do on the 7" tablet with phone .apk. The only thing I notice thats a little odd is that I can select your mapping and set the ports to touchOSC in controller manager. but if I close the manager and reopen it says Im on pro default settings. please help!

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