AT&T Enables Sideloading Applications?

If you’re on AT&T with an Android device, you know that sideloading applications is near impossible if your phone is completely stock. With the Samsung Infuse 4G launch today, the guys over at AndroidCentral noticed that the Infuse allows “unknown sources” under the Applications settings. Hopefully this will stay true to the device and all future Android devices on AT&T in the future. Android is open and AT&T closing off the ability to sideload applications actually takes away from features on an Android device. All we know is that we’re happy to see this, as well as AT&T starting to get some great Android phones. What are your opinions on side loading? Leave your comments below or on our Facebook wall!

Source: AndroidCentral


About author

Phil Esposito
Phil Esposito 170 posts

Phil Esposito is a 17 year old Android advocate. His reviews and articles have been showcased on multiple technology sites across the web. Besides written reviews, Phil specializes in video production and incorporates videos into his articles whenever he gets the chance.

You might also like

News and Rumors

Here are Your ADC 2 Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2!  As promised, the list of top apps was announced just moments ago and we’re only pleased to share the names

News and Rumors

Skype for Android Rolls Out to All 2.1+ Devices

Big news for Skype and Android users today as the service rolls out to anyone running 2.1 or higher on their handset. No longer exclusive to Verizon, it’s now available to roughly 3 in 4 phones.

News and Rumors

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on sale October 17; pre-orders begin September 19

Samsung on Thursday confirmed the upcoming arrival date for its Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. Touching down on October 17, the device will be offered across AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and U.S.


  1. Miff
    May 10, 19:35 Reply

    I’m willing to bet anything that this change was prompted by a “legitimate” third-party app store (Amazon’s) becoming available.

Leave a Reply