Jolla: How To Access Google Play **EDITED**

 

WE HAVE A NEWER SET OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR GETTING GOOGLE PLAY ON YOUR JOLLA – PLEASE USE THIS LATEST METHOD WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE A PC CONNECTION AND CAN SIMPLY BE CARRIED OUT DIRECTLY VIA YOUR HANDSET:

 http://www.jollatides.com/2014/04/03/updated-installing-google-play-on-jolla/

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Some clever guy has already figured out how to access Google Play from the Jolla phone – well that didn’t take long did it?!

To go and visit the original site, you can visit this link to see the instructions: http://jollafin.blogspot.fi

Instructions copied from the site are published below and please note you attempt this at your own risk and this hasn’t been approved by Jolla!

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You need: Time, Jolla and Computer
WARNING: You do this youself. I dont give guarantee, but it works on me.
TAKE BACKUP FROM /opt/alien/system
  1. Enable Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection.
  2. Download http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip and extract it.
  3. Plug your Jolla with USB to computer in normal mode.
  4. Copy system-folder from your extract files to Jolla.
  5. Open SSH-connection to your phone and login.
  6. Write “devel-su” and press enter. After that, write your password.
  7. Write command: rsync -av –ignore-existing /home/nemo/system /opt/alien
  8. Reboot phone
  9. Install Google Play services to Jolla
  10. Install Google Play Store to Jolla
  11. Start Play Store and do updates.

 

 

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