1. CrackBerry Question's Avatar
    Excuse my ignorance, but does snap on Blackberry passport mean I could download apps from the android store and they would work fine - i.e. not having to go the priv/dtek50 route.

    Please say YES
    09-06-16 04:35 AM
  2. bhoqeem's Avatar
    Yesss. But not all apps can be downloaded and/or even accessible. It's an ART thingie.

    What's more, Snap only works for apps that you have already bought at Google Store.
    The more reliable way is by installing the Google Store itself to any BB10 device. Yes, it can be done, using Master Cobalt's Google Store. Please look it up around the forum.
    09-06-16 04:52 AM
  3. tommytheb's Avatar
    Thanks bhoqeem

    I haven't bought from the Google store before so what your saying is if I downloaded say spotify, netflix or a sat nav app they wouldn't necessarily work on the passport.
    09-06-16 05:03 AM
  4. bhoqeem's Avatar
    I have android's Spotify and Netflix work perfectly on my Passport, Z30 and Q10. I have no idea about sat nav, though. But please try and see if it works.

    As an example, android's Microsoft Words/Excel/PowerPoint will not work perfectly or at all on BB10, but Microsoft Office Mobile WILL, due to its focus on android version below 4.4. See, eventually it's all about the ART (Android RunTime) support on our BB10 devices. The latest BB10 OS only supports ART up to 4.3.
    09-06-16 05:16 AM
  5. tommytheb's Avatar
    Thanks bhoqeem

    Will give it a try and fingers crossed.
    09-06-16 10:04 AM
  6. bhoqeem's Avatar
    You are welcome. Good luck, yo.
    09-06-16 10:46 AM

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