Sitting at home alone on Friday night, I'm often in the mood to watch something more recent than the offerings on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video. And since the demise of video rental stores, that leaves me with browsing through the Redbox catalogue, then strolling down to the nearest 7-Eleven to pick up my movie.
Unfortunately, browsing the Redbox application is difficult when the Play Store states that "Your device isn't compatible with this version."
Thankfully, there are still ways to acquire apps from outside the Google Play Store, and today I'll be showing you two quick ways to get the Redbox app downloaded and working on your Android device.
In order to install an app from a source other than the Google Play Store, you must first enable "Unknown sources" through your device's Security settings. Once that's enabled, simply download the Redbox.apk (courtesy of APK Downloader) file directly onto your device, then tap on it to start the installation.
Although this is definitely a viable option, the Amazon version looks a little blurry on the thumbnails and the interface isn't quite as clean as the Google Play Store version shown in the first method.
Either installation process will work, and both versions of the app function the same. Give it a try and let us know how it goes by commenting below, and make sure to keep up to date with us over on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter!
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