[ sahyd-lohd ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌloʊd /
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verb (used without object)
to transfer software, data, etc., from one local system or device to another, typically from one's computer to a mobile device.
verb (used with object)
to transfer (software, data, etc.) by this process: It'll take two more minutes to sideload my podcasts to my phone.
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Apple also issued a report Wednesday morning outlining what it sees as the perils of letting consumers “sideload” apps, a process enabling apps to be downloaded on iOS devices without going through the company’s App Store.Big Tech antitrust bills pass first major hurdle in House even as opposition grows|Rachel Lerman|June 24, 2021|Washington Post