I’ve spent a while figuring out why my LiveCode app on Android wouldn’t install. It was quite odd given that I have compiled and installed other apps from the same machine on the same tablet, but I couldn’t even get an empty card to work. Several pages on the web pointed out that “The package appears to be corrupt” cannot be the case for LiveCode, and I did allow external apps to be installed (otherwise I wouldn’t even get this far).
It turns out that I forgot to set the right key! Of course, once I figured this out, it seemed to obvious, but I needed the setting under “Standalone Application Settings…” to look like this:
I’m putting this out there because none of the pages discussing the “The package appears to be corrupt” error on Android and LiveCode seem to mention this.