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You cannot install Marketplace on the ET1. This version of Android is not exactly like your typical consumer phone. Marketplace and other Google applications require the device to have a Google account associated with it. For the enterprise, this creates some challenges. With that said there are some ways to get APKs onto the devuce that you may see on the Android Marketplace:
1) Find the same app on another app market. Amazon Marketplace is probably the biggest app store for Android that seems to be growing. However I beleive it may not be available in all regions. There are others as well. Here is a link that talks about 10 options. http://danatheteacher.hubpages.com/hub/Top-Android-Market-Alternative-App-Stores
2) Use an App Backup application on another device that does have Marketplace and then copy the APK file to the ET1. I find this to be the easiest since my personal phone is a standard consumer phone. I use an app call Astro File Manager. It has a Backup feature that allows me to select the App from a list and it puts an APK on the SD card. I then connect my phone to my PC and copy the APK from the SD card over to the ET1's sd card. I can then distribute that apk to other devices with whatever MDM platform you have.
Overall, we feel that most enterprises want to have full control over what applications are running on their devices and do not want their end users to have free reign for installing Angry Birds, etc. Hope this helps.
WOW thanks for the incredible quick response. I basically want to install business applications on my ET1 such as Adobe stuff and other business applications like Office on it. I will try what you told me and see what we can do. If you get any other ideas please do not hesitate to drop me a note and I will let you know how it goes
Once again thanks
For a small deployment, where the customer doesn't have MDM, if they are able to download the amazon app store, will it work?
I was just trying to use Amazon-Appstore. Does not really work on my ET1. I installed it via .apk on SD card but still it does not connect.
One Partner from us in Switzerland is facing the same issue.
Amazon Appstore should work. Please provide more information around "does not connect"