Discussion in 'Sony's NSZ-GS8 / NSZ-GS7' started by baha2012, Feb 17, 2013.
Hello does anyone know if the nsz-gs9 be rooted or can u copy over apk files to work?
I know there was a software root for Sony GTV devices about a year ago - but since then I believe Google/Sony blocked that exploit with an update. You need to be very careful because if you try to root your GTV device you can easily end up bricking it. Here is a good place to read more about rooting GTV devices:
Yes you can sideload apps by copying over the apk. You do it by using your phone to make a copy of the APK or sometimes you can find APK downloads online. Keep in mind that many sideloaded apps won't function on GTV because GTV doesn't currently support NDK. Also sometimes there are issues with landscape and portrait mode so it is a good idea to install an orientation app. And some apps designed for touchscreens don't work with GTV.
Here is a good place for finding sideloaded apps that will work with GTV:
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