side load

sideload

[sahyd-lohd] Computers.
verb (used without object)
1.
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)
2.
to transfer (software, data, etc.) by this process: It'll take two more minutes to sideload my podcasts to my phone.
Also, side-load.


Origin:
1995–2000; in the sense ‘off to the side’, i.e., not over the Internet; patterned after upload and download

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