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Jolla Store on emulator

asked 2015-04-21 11:19:04 +0200

verydeep gravatar image

updated 2015-04-21 23:22:32 +0200

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Is there any way to install and use Jolla Store client on emulator? I have installed the store-client package via zypper, and the icon is shown on home screen. But tapping it does nothing. I see a loading status, and then it disappears.

As the store is not accessible via web, and I do not own a Jolla device yet, is there any way to see the available apps and their reviews?

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answered 2015-04-21 20:35:07 +0200

Jare gravatar image

Besides the store client you would need to have support for a Jolla account. However it still wouldn't work out-of-the-box, since the devices are linked to your account by IMEI and the Emulator doesn't have one. So unfortunately at the moment you can't view the store content without a Jolla device/special tricks.

Also remember that even though you managed to have a working store client in the Emulator, you wouldn't be able to install any Sailfish apps as the store currently provides content only for the arm architecture.

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Is this still the case? Since the statement the Jolla Tablet with x86 cpu has been released.

Louis ( 2018-06-15 00:34:25 +0200 )edit

answered 2018-06-12 16:03:31 +0200

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Is the jolla store now available in the emulator software to test apps before installing them on the SFOS Mobile ?

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Quick guess?, errrr, no.

Edz ( 2018-06-12 19:58:02 +0200 )edit

you don't need the store to deploy apps on the emulator or a device: see info here

rgrnetalk ( 2018-06-13 08:35:32 +0200 )edit

answered 2018-06-13 15:16:54 +0200

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i would like to test apps in the emulator before installing them on my mobile , that's why i use the emulator.

im trying to use the packetmanager to install apps. actually i search for a solution to connect the emulator via ssh from the LAN - switching the VBox LAN interface from NAT to Bridgemode disables the LAN emulator connection.

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