Is it possible to install .apk from the SD card without a file manager?

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    Pretty much says it all. Im without a connection or a file browser, but have an app Id like to install it from the SD card.

    Anyone have a solution for this?
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    If you have adb, lol. I don't see the purpose here though, filemanagers are numerous, great and free.
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    He has no connection available so he cannot download one.
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    Exactly. Im an overseas contractor and still want to play with my phone. But because of a lack of forsight, I didnt install a file manager before I left. And as we're all aware, DROID, as awesome as it is, isnt a world phone.
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    So? It is a wifi one, connect to a network and DL the file manager... you have absolutely no connection anwhere?
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    just google "download astro manager" and find an http link from there... it's freeware, so not illegal
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    No WIFI. Im working at Al Asad AB in Iraq and my only connection to the internet is a hardline : (

    Also, I see youre from Naz. I was born and raised in Pburg : )
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    relocated to naz from south florida, teaching heli students in NJ and doing the NYC thing. :)

    That sucks! Even when I had the pleasure of Deigo Garcia in the NAV, we had wifi :)

    When you get back we'll hook up.
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    if you have a usb cable and computer you can force install it with adb...
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    Im not aware of ADB. Any chance you can explain?
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    APKinstaller works fine.
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