side loading apps

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    Whats it mean to sideload apps and how does one Do so? I'm Good with phones but a tablet rookie. Thanks

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    It means you do not download the apps from the Market. You find the .apk file online (ex: Google "facebook.apk"). Save it to your SDcard (I put mine in a folder called "apk's") and install it via your favorite File Explorer. (I use ES File Explorer)
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