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Download: Android Market Version 3.2.0

 

Over the weekend, we were “anonymously” handed the newest version of the Android Market.  It’s build 3.2.0 and is from the Galaxy Nexus – yes, that means it is also from Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). Not a bad way to start a Monday morning, right?  

Download:  Phonesky.apk

Instructions:

*You can try to install this .apk over top of your current market, but it may not work.  If it won’t, then you will need to be rooted and follow the instructions below.

1.  Download the file from above (Phonesky.apk) to your SD card.
2.  In Root Explorer, find the file you just downloaded and copy it.
3.  Move into /system/app and hit the R/W button to mount – then paste the file.
4.  Find Vending.apk and rename it to something like Vending.apk1.
5.  Long press on Phonesky.apk and rename it to Vending.apk.
6.  Afterwards, long press on it again and choose “Permissions.”
7.  Change the permissions to this:

8.  Press “OK”, reboot and enjoy the new market.

Let us know if you run into any issues.

  • LostNdroid

    PROBLEM!!! I now have NO market at all. What happened and how do i get my market v 1.6.2 back??? HELP!!!

  • keyona

    How do you ge into /system/app

  • Anonymous

    This is the best thing ever! My apps runs so much faster now! Check this one out! https://market.android.com/details?id=com.Ozura.MoBeep&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5PenVyYS5Nb0JlZXAiXQ..

  • Tablet User

    am i able to put this on my android augen gentouch78 tablet because it was supposed to get the market for the update but i cant update it

  • Terry

     This step by step information is easy to understand in short time as well as I worked on it. Thanks for sharing.

  • Kodman77

    Will I be able to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on my DROID3?

  • Qan

    i hate this ^%E#%$^ new droid market app

    this new droid market app s.u.c.k.s

  • senator mohammed

    niceeeee

  • senator mohammed

    so nice

  • Fma965

    tested working fine and seems faster than old version 3.1.4 i think

    self explanotory but to go back to the old market if u encounter issues etc

    just

    1. delete Vending.apk from system/app
    2. rename Vending1.apk to Vending.apk
    3. Reboot

  • Lunajoey21

    My market won’t install now wtf

  • Skyskioc

    worked like a champ on my DROID X. Thanks Kellex ! So what is the difference with the new market ? anyone know ?

  • Anonymous

    Good job. Work fine on Motorola Atrix 2.3.4 Faux123

  • XperiaPlay

    Doesn’t work. Can’t buy apps with this version. Only free apps :(

  • Hobty

    Ive had this on my fascinate for 2 months now

  • Anonymous

    Has anyone tried it on the droid global?

  • mariano zorrilla

    Im make it work in my Asus Transformer > http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/444/p20111010201027.png/ < After you´ll do all that (After part .8) you need to go back to Root Explorer, go to System/app and then go to the new vending.apk, touch it, installed and done! If you don´t do this last part you´ll get FC all the time

  • mariano zorrilla

    Im make it work in my Asus Transformer > http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/444/p20111010201027.png/ < After you´ll do all that (After part .8) you need to go back to Root Explorer, go to System/app and then go to the new vending.apk, touch it, installed and done! If you don´t do this last part you´ll get FC all the time

  • Anonymous

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  • Hawkxcore85

    To those wondering… as the name “phonesky” implies, this version is NOT suited for tablet use. We’ll have to wait for a “finsky” leak from the Nexus Tab. No, there’s been no news or leak of a Nexus tablet… but IMO there’s going to be a tablet announcement at the same time or soon after… just makes sense.

  • http://twitter.com/Pollita_Droid Erica M.

    All that work just to update the market because its from android 4.0? And I dont even see any noticeable changes… :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/nathanielnewmanmusic Nathaniel Newman

    I’m still using the OLD market. I didn’t like the new one with the books, movies and such. Too mush I didn’t need.

  • Anonymous

    nice ska installera nu på min G TAB! :)

  • RW-1

    Nice, but no reason to do so unless a valid change is given to make me want to do it …

    And why would this one be called phonesky to begin with? Are they all not Vending to begin with, strange …

  • Anonymous

    The APK installed very nicely.

  • Anonymous

    You know…my Android Market is the same as it’s ever been. Guess I’m just old school that way.

    Plus, if it ain’t broke, why fix it? And the old Android Market ain’t broke.

  • Samisankari91

    It doesent work for me… it cant connect…

  • http://profiles.google.com/pdenson Paul Denson

    I hope you really do mean “anonymous” (quotes, as in not really anonymous). Trusting your vending.apk to an unknown stranger could be bad.

  • Nao Nozawa

    The icon on my homescreen for this seems slightly different than the previous version. 

  • Sebastian Moreno

    Please note that I had to rename the file Vending.odex to Vending.odex1 and then reboot for the Market to work. It was giving me Force Close all the time :).

    Regards,

    Sebastian

  • Sebastian Moreno

    Please note that I had to rename the file Vending.odex to Vending.odex1 and then reboot for the Market to work. It was giving me Force Close all the time :).

    Regards,

    Sebastian

  • http://www.facebook.com/yudash Erick Stefan Robles

    couldn’t install app on vibrant

  • http://profiles.google.com/chasehammer Chase Johnson

    and the difference in this and the current one are?

  • Spickle

    i don’t feel like going thru that process even tho i need it. the last update on the Market had bugs and when it tells me i have Updates and i click on the App then i click Update and it just sits there spinning. never updates it.  it’s not all the App Updates, just random. but this process seems long. :

    • Billy Jenkins

      It took me 2-3 minutes. 

    • Tom

      I too experienced bugs with the last Market update (3.1.5). After the update, Market “forgot” all my installed apps and is only showing Google apps (e.g. Maps, Gmail, Google Search, etc.). Now I’m not getting updates for any of my apps installed through the Market. I’m glad that half of my apps are from Amazon, at least I get updates from there.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1548588576 Stephen Boyer

        You might be able to fix that with the Market Doctor in Titanium. I think ROM Manager has a similar feature too. 

      • Core

        check and make sure that you’re the market app is using the correct account, i have to reselect my main account a few times a day since the 3.1.5 market.

      • J-Bone

        Tom, check to see which account Market is using.  In Market, open the menu, and select “Accounts.”  For some reason, Market started defaulting to my secondary Gmail account, which only shows Google apps, but when I switch it back to my primary account, all my apps are there.

        It’s frustrating that there’s no way to specify a default account in Market.

    • Anonymous

      Man I had the same problem. Thought i might be alone. I just updated and it fixed the bugs so give it a try.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jason-Smith/666581359 Jason Smith

    App would not install on my stock T-Bolt

    nm, missed the root part, my bad

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  • Anonymous

    Just leak ICS sandwich already will you! Stop teasing us PLEASE!!

  • http://twitter.com/lVloose lVloose

    I asked Siri and she said I shouldn’t install this.

    • Anonymous

      This joke never gets old.

    • http://twitter.com/Rocko9999 Rocko Smith

      Why would you ask Tom Cruise’s kid if you should install this?

  • Peter

    I want Google Voice from ICS!!!

  • Turd_Ferguson

    Kellex – Can you get us some info on Netflix Axing the split up of Dvds and streaming

    • Tyrian

      how is that android related? Let me google that for you…

      http://lmgtfy.com/?q=netflix+nixes+new+plan

      • Turd_Ferguson

        Android related because some of use Netflix on our Android Devices. Also if you have kept up with droid-life then you would know that Kellex reported about the split of the dvd service and the streaming service which would require you to pay more $$ for both.  Why wouldn’t he report on them axing that plan? If you have kept up with droid life then you’d have known that. Instead you try to be a smart a$$ and FAIL.  Go be a Dlck somewhere else, probably over on the Ifan page.

        • Cirrob

          Still not Android related.

          • Turd_Ferguson

            Last I checked Netflix is an Android app. 

  • Jason Crabtree

    It’s basically just laid out differently. And I don’t think this version is meant for tablets.

  • Timosauce

    Why? That looks almost exactly like the 3.1.5 market I have now!

  • Anonymous

    only thing i notice being different is on the main page (when you first open the app) you can now scroll down for more content.

  • Christopher Heuer

    Would like to know what’s different in this version before going through the install process…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=25001493 Hank Godwin

      Takes all of one minute to do.

  • http://profiles.google.com/j450n79 J450N M

    Im tried of all these app leaks! I WANT MY ICE CREAM SANDWACH and accompaning device!!!
    It better be one hell of an announcement.

  • Jason Purp

    I love the old Market. Not the one before this, the one before the one before this one.

    • John

      if you want the same thing time after time, go to ios.
      otherwise, get used to change & improvements ;)

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1548588576 Stephen Boyer

        I see your point, but I really don’t think Google is improving much here. It seems like they’re just changing stuff for the sake of changing stuff. 

        • John

          Are we splittin hairs here, man?

          Agree to disagree then..

          • Anonymous

            lol easy.

  • J Dub

    I don’t want the apps off the Galaxy Nexus. I want THE Galaxy Nexus. Give the stupid announcement already.

    • EC8CH

      I think they’re waiting for a verdict in the Micheal Jackson death trial.

      … that is what we’re waiting for… right?

      • MJ

        He died of food poisoning, he ate 12 y/o nuts.

        • EC8CH

          case closed!

          Now Release the NEXUS!

        • http://profiles.google.com/chasehammer Chase Johnson

          bad taste….funny but in bad taste.

          • Johnny

            Are you saying the nuts tasted bad?

          • kodinos

            now that’s a conversation that Apple fanbois don’t have the required mental resources to expand on! :p

  • http://twitter.com/icecolddemon Phil Oakley

    What’s different about it?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kane-Stapler/597191406 Kane Stapler

    What are the new features?

  • Austin

    Awesome!!!