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How do I install Baidu on my android tablet


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How do you install apps on Android?

The following applies to any app that you might want to install on your Android tablet.

There are a few ways to go about this. The easiest is, of course, the Android Market itself. But it's quickly finding competition in the likes of the Amazon Appstore. And there are smaller third-party app stores as well, though they haven't necessarily caught on as much as you'd think.

The Android Market

The Android Market is the easiest way to install new Android apps. It should already be installed on your phone or tablet. If it's not, chances are you have one of those (really) cheap Android tablets, and it didn't meet Google's approval. That doesn't mean you can't install new apps, though, and we'll talk more about that in a minute.

Android Market To use the Android Market, you'll need to be signed in with a Google account. Chances are you did this when you first set up the phone. But if not, you can add a Google account to your phone (and even sign up for one at the same time) straight from your phone. Go to Settings>accounts to do so.

Once you're logged in, you'll be able to browser the Android Market, purchase apps, or download free apps. The Android Market also is where you'll update apps you've already loaded. Purchasing apps is done a couple of ways.
  1. One is through Google checkout. You give it a credit card number, and it manages the transactions for you.
  2. Another way is through carrier billing. If you're on Sprint, AT&T or T-Mobile you can charge apps to your phone bill.

There are also a couple ways to browse the Android Market. You'll mostly likely do it from your phone. But if you're at a computer, you can browser, purchase and install apps from the Android Market web portal. It's at www.market.android.com.

Fun fact about the Android Market: Once you've purchased an application, you can download it onto as many phones as you have. Need more space on your phone? Uninstall an app and put it back on later if you need it again, at no additional charge.
To install from the Android Market on your phone

Android Market
  • Choose an app.
  • To install, tap "Free" (If it's a paid app, you'll tap "Purchase"
  • You'll be asked to accept permissions -- this shows you what the app can access on your phone. Hit yes, and the app will download and install.

Note: You can cancel a download as it's happening. For paid apps, you can request a refund within 15 minutes.
To install apps from the Android Market

Android Market
  1. Go to market.android.com from a web browser.
  2. Pick an app. Hit the install button.
  3. You'll be asked to accept permissions, and choose which device you want to install on (if you have more than one).
  4. Look over the permissions and hit the install button again. The app will magically be downloaded and installed on your phone.

The Amazon Appstore

A relative newcomer is the Amazon Appstore. It's similar to the Android Market in that you'll have to have an account with Amazon to use it. Unlike the Android Market, the Amazon Appstore likely didn't come pre-installed on your phone, so you'll need to download it.

Once it's on your phone, you can download apps directly from it or, like the Android Market, from a web portal. App downloaded through the Amazon Appstore will be updated through the Amazon Appstore and not through the Android Market.

The following tutorial video will take you through the entire process better than my written words.

May 26, 2012 | baidu.com Computers & Internet

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how 2 set up facebook on my samsung mobile


it depends what kind of samsung you have..If you have the android samsung,just go to the android market and download facebook its free..android market is an application pre installed on your android phone when you bought it. It says market on the icons, click it and download all the free apps that you wanted. In none android phone it depends if your phone have pre installed v=facebook in it..have a nice day..!!

Mar 19, 2012 | SAMSUNG GT E2652

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how do i get my free apps on the samsung galaxy s 2


Hello,
Galaxy S 2 runs on android and the apps can only be downloaded from Android market. The android market is accessible from the main menu. You must use your Gmail credentials, that is, email and password, there are over 60,000 apps on market. Please be sure about which email address you use because it becomes permanently installed in your phone.


Let me know how it goes.

Sep 08, 2011 | Samsung Cell Phones

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I have an HTC from t-mobile and they said I could download the android software. How do I do that?


If you are using HTC android phone, you can download free android sfotware from android market. To check on it just follow the steps below.

Go to all programs->market

Mar 29, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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dont know how to transfer ebooks to htc wildfire phone


Thanks for visiting FixYa!

Your HTC Wildfire has the Android 2.1 OS. As such, there are several apps at Android Market you can use to download books. Just download whichever app you need. Most are free.

However, I STRONGY suggest that you download Lookout to your phone before installing any apps!

Lookout Download:
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.lookout&feature=search_result

eBook Apps:
https://market.android.com/search?q=ebooks&c=apps

Mar 25, 2011 | HTC Wildfire Cell Phone

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