Stupid noob question about .2228
Been following the whole Android thing from my stock t-mo (usa) phone and then got .2228 update. Though all tutorials mention side-loading Snap, I have found I am able to directly download Android apps (Viber, Google + and others) straight from sites (like Amazon and 1Mobile) and have them install and run just fine. Does this mean there is a more "advanced" runtime on .2228? Thanks. Again, just a noob question.
- 04-05-14, 01:38 PM #2
Snap doesn't have to do with the runtime, it's just a way to access Google Play without the relevant services. The end result should be the same in either case (although apps that need obb data files might have problems with Snap).
- 04-05-14, 01:41 PM #3
What Thurask says. All the Android apps I use were downloaded as APK files and installed. Google services are not necessary to their function. Lots of apps do require that service and will not work otherwise.
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