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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Android Enterprise Distribution

Distributing Android apps within an organization is very easy. You prepare an APK just like you did for the Play Store, and then you give it to your users. The easiest way to do this is by sending users an email with the APK attached. If users open the email on an Android device, the device automatically asks if they want to install it. However, for this to occur, users must have set their device to accept apps from unknown sources. To do this, go to the Settings app on the Android device and check the box next to Unknown Sources. Unfortunately, this item is not located in exactly the same spot in Settings on every Android device. Some common locations are under Applications or Security.

Another approach would ...

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