How To Install APK on Android

In this tutorial, learn how to install APK apps or games files for any android device.

However, there are a few things to consider before you can do this successfully.

  • First of all, you’ll need to prepare your Android’s settings.
  • Second, get the file onto your Android device.
  • Lastly, find the file to run it.

Let me explain first what is an APK?

An APK (Android Package Kit) is a type of file that installs an application for Android. It’s like a file you run to install programs on Mac Computer and Windows PC (known as a package installer (PKG) for Mac or an executable (EXE) for Windows).

In this case, the APK file is the installer file you click to install apps or games on your Android device.

Why Use an APK?

If the app or game you want to install isn’t available on Google Play? This tutorial will show you how to run an APK installer file to install any non-Google Play app on your Android device.

You may also like: How To Install APK File on Memu

How To Install APK Files on Android

Note: Make sure you have enabled the Unknown Sources within your Android device. To do so, go to Settings > Security > enable “Unknown Source” option.

enable unknown sources android
Enable the Unknown Sources on Android device

Step 1. Download an APK file on your browser.

There are many sites where you can look for non-Google Play apps to install. Three of the most popular are APKturbovpn.com, APKPure, and APKMirror.

Step 2. Install an Android File Manager.

You’ll see lots of options available from the Google Play store. Here’re some of the best options:

  • Cx File Explorer
  • Solid Explorer
  • EZ File Explorer

Step 3. Open Android File Manager and navigate to the Downloads folder on your Android device.

Step 4. Tap the APK file. Allow the app any required permissions it asks for. Then click INSTALL.

Step 5. The app will begin installing on your device.

Now you’ll see the app available in your list of installed apps.

Hope something helps you.

 

Leave a Comment