FZ-A1: how to install android market/playstore?

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FZ-A1: how to install android market/playstore?

#1 Post by cbfalex »

:confused: hello everyone!

i am a toughpad-newbie with a big problem: i bought a FZ-A1 on ebay, everything works well with android 4.0.3 ics, but i have no playstore or android market installed. i did a factory reset, but this didn't help. i asked google with the result that i can only install the playstore (gapps apk-files) manually when i root my device, but i did not found how to root my FZ-A1.
is there a way to install the playstore manually? or should i try a firmware-update? which firmware has the android market included? which version of the playstore works on the FZ-A1?

thanks a lot for every help, i hope i can use the playstore to download apps soon, kind regards from austria (not australia ;-), alex

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#2 Post by ADOR »

One or two things you can do. I know you can add a extension to your browser and from your pc down load any .apk file you want directly from the app store, then load them manually. There use to be a older playstore .apk you could download then it would update it's self, but it's been so long since I have had to do it.

Does the toughpad come with any kind of store at all?
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#3 Post by toughasnails »

I have play store on mine . Version 6.7.13.E-all (5290566) You can download it here http://forum.xda-developers.com/crossde ... e-t3393397

https://www.androidpit.com/how-to-insta ... play-store
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#4 Post by cbfalex »

thanks for your reply! no, the toughpad has no kind of store installed. do you know where i can download the older playstore-apk-file? is it only 1 apk-file or more than 1? google told me that i have to install at least 4 files (playstore, google services, account and framework)...

and where can i find the usb-driver for connecting the toughpad to my old windows-xp-pc and copy apk-files from my pc to the toughpad?

@toughasnails: thanks for the androidpit-link, i will try it. btw: which firmware runs on your FZ A1?

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#5 Post by toughasnails »

Model number FZ-A1BMDM
Android version 4.0.3
Device I'D. FZ-A1B_3CKSB25954
Kernel version. IML74K.
V1.06L65MOOOO

And also as far as i know there is no way to root it.
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#6 Post by toughasnails »

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#7 Post by cbfalex »

i already know the thread on notebooksreview, but unfortunately there is nothing about the playstore. i think the best thing i should try, is to find an old playstore-apk. any ideas which version of the playstore i should try?
and has someone sucessfully connected the FZ A1 to a win xp-pc via usb to transfer files from pc to toughpad?

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#8 Post by Shawn »

I am suspicious that you got a demo model.
I had one here that I could not load stuff onto it. I had to replace the entire motherboard.
Post a photo of the id sticker.
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#9 Post by cbfalex »

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here is a foto of my id sticker, hope that helps

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#10 Post by Shawn »

Here is the id sticker from an official unit.
Your tag does not match.

Go to the info pages on the tablet OS and see how much memory it has.
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