How to install APK file on Android Device




Android Package Kit (APK) is an extension for the Android Package files that are used by the Android operating system for distributing applications. Or a number of other Android-based OS for distribution and installation of mobile appsmobile games and middleware. It can be written in Java or Kotlin. However the APK files contain all the data of an application from its resources and manifest to the app’s compiled application code.

How to install an APK file?

Carefully, Follow the below steps;

Setup your device for installation

Location: Setting > Security > Unknown source

setup your device for unknown source apk installation

Open Download folder

Location: Files/File Manager > My phone/Internal Storage > Download (default)

APK Installation

Just open/click on your downloaded APK File from download and click “Install” when prompted. Carefully, follow the steps on the screen. You should then be able to see it installing on the screen of your device. The app will begin installing on your device.

Useful Tools

Recommended Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Brave

XAPK/ZIP Installer: XAPK Installer

ZIP Extractor: ZArchiver