Ovi Store is one stop shop for all Nokia mobile phones. However, Ovi Store does not allow us to download applications to PC. Also, Ovi Store provides online installation of applications on mobile phones, which needs data transfer. There is a simple trick that allow us to download Ovi store applications to PC.
How to Download Ovi Store Applications to PC
- Sign in or Register to Ovi Store.
- After Signing in, select your phone model.
- Select the application you want to download. You will be redirected to the application description page. Note that this trick works with free or trail version of Ovi applications.
Copy the URL from address bar of the browser. Let’s say the URL of your selected application is:
Here replace the string ?clickSource=homepage&pos=6 with /download
Hence the new URL should be:
Now check the format of downloaded file, If the format is .sis or .sisx then you’re done and ready to install the application to your phone. If the downloaded file has different extension, follow below mentioned steps:
For Symbian Installation Source (.SIS or .SISX) files:
If You’ve found that the downloaded SIS or SISX file has an another extension “filename.sis.dm” or “filename.sisx.dm” and you can not install .dm files on Mobile phones. First you have to convert it to it’s actual extension. To do this, Open the .dm file with Notepad++. If you don’t have Notepad++ Open the file with Notepad or click here to Download Notepad++.
After opening, Delete the readable words “–-boundary to binary”.
Save the file with suitable extension.
ex. : for sis.dm files save the file with sis extension and for sisx.dm file save the file with sisx extension.
For Java Application Descriptor (.JAD) files:
Downloaded JAD files from Ovi Store contains hidden download URL of the original file. After downloading the JAD file, open it with Notepad or Notepad++
Copy MIDlet-Jar-URL and paste it on your web browser.
Download the original JAD file and save it to your PC.
This Article was last Updated on: May 4th 2012None found.