Nokia will be holding an event to train Developers on how to port their existing Android apps to Nokia X. This event is in partnership with IDEA Hub ( http://www.idea-nigeria.org) , Mobile Monday Nigeria and Co-Creation Hub ( http://www.cchubnigeria.com ). Register for the Nokia X Portathon holding on the 27th and 28th of March (IDEA Hub on the 27th and ccHub on the 28th) on the Event Registration Page
The Nokia X family provides users access to the world of Android applications, with exclusive Nokia experiences and the most popular Microsoft services. The Fastlane UI makes the experience faster and smoother, while the Nokia X smartphones are wrapped in standout Nokia design.
You can find 5 reasons to port your app to Nokia X here
75% of Android apps will run on Nokia X software platform without any modifications.
To make the process of porting easier, Nokia has provided a help tool / service that helps you to analyse your Application APK file. This service verifies your app for common compatibility issues. It also recommends the modifications needed before you publish your app to Nokia Store.
Common compatibility issues are usage of:
- Google play services (Google Maps, Google cloud messaging and Google in-app billing)
- Amazon services (Amazon Maps, Amazon In-App Purchasing, Amazon Device Messaging)
- Live wallpaper APIs etc..
To get started and analyse your app, visit the Nokia X Analyser Page