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Installing .apk files on Marshmallow for iMX6Q/QP SabreSD

Question asked by Gabriel Valcazar on Oct 10, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 19, 2016 by Gabriel Valcazar

Hi everyone! I'm currently trying to run some tests on both iMX6Q and iMX6QP SabreSD running Android Marshmallow. To do this, I need to install some .apk files on both modules, but I'm having trouble doing so.

 

I only have an HDMI display available, and when trying to use ADB in debug mode I am unable to grant the host computer permission to do so because I can only plug in one USB device at a time: either a mouse or a micro-USB to USB cable connected to the host. I've tried to follow the steps in the FAQ to use ADB over Ethernet, but I can't disable the ro.adb.secure property on the Android command line because of its restrictions.

As a last resort, I've tried building the Android system image with the .apk files included, but this time the OS doesn't even

boot.

 

Am I doing something wrong? Is there a proper way to do this with my current setup? I would imagine using an LVDS touchscreen to click 'OK' on the debug prompt would bypass this problem completely, but I don't have one at the moment.

 

Let me know if I should attach more information to this question.

 

Thanks for your time,

Gabriel

android 6.0.1 marshmallow

imx6 sabresd

apk

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