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Old 10-18-2013, 12:27 PM   #1
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Can you ROOT KOBO Touch/Glo ???

I'm seeing bits and pieces, python etc...

But I just want to know, can the Touch and the Glo be ROOTED so I can install KINDLE app and GMAIL (maybe angry birds, haha)

If so, can someone point me to how (baby steps please)

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Old 10-18-2013, 01:14 PM   #2
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No go for angry birds. Gmail can be accessed via the web browser (albeit with limitations such as being in basic mode).

Kindle reader directly I don't think so, but you could look at either of the threads here Cool Reader for Kobo and Koreader running on Kobos (all of them, hopefully!).

If you're hoping for a way to read (for instance) the CEV Bible bought from Amazon, not sure either of those will help.
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haha, that did occur to me. though might just go the rooted nook after.

checking those threads now

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Old 10-18-2013, 01:19 PM   #4
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"rooting" in the sense you mean doesn't apply since the Kobo Glo and Touch do not run Android.
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If you want android apps, you'll want to get a Nook. The Kindle and Kobo devices don't run android, so you can't use android apps on them.
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Perhaps you are looking for something like this:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=222123

https://sites.google.com/site/gibekm...kobo-as-tablet

Luck;
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