Install apps using apk file in Android device – Follow these steps
Many more useful apps are available on Google Play Store and it easy to install. But If we want to install some other apps from a third party source, sometimes it may be a difficult process for users. The Android device is very comfortable and user-friendly. So if you want to try to install an app manually to your device, you can easily be done this process when you follow the right settings of Android. You can install apps using apk file. But one thing you must remember when you installed an app from a third party source, there’s a much higher risk of getting adware or a virus installed on your device.
First, you enable manual installation in your android device settings.
In every Android application by default settings the app installed from third party source is disabled, So first, you should enable the installation of apps from other sources.
For enable manual installation, go to your settings, then tap the security tab and open it.
Here you can see an option Unknown sources and have a small right up “Allow installation of apps from other sources”. Just check and enable it.
Then go to your file manager, If you don’t have a file manager app, just install a file manager of Android for easily manage files on android devices. ES File Explorer, ASTRO File Manager, File Manager (Explorer), Cabinet (Beta) are most common file manager apps used in android devices. Most of the devices having an inbuilt file manager app, in some cases the file manager is not available on some Android devices.
Finding your apk file.
Note: The apk file is an Android installer package. And it is the most common way to install apps. Only download apk files from trusted sources. Because malware infected file can hack and collapse your device.
Install app using apk file
Open the file manager and then next open the apk file located the folder. Then tap the apk file, it opens an installer window. Read the permission settings carefully after tap to install icon to install the app. Then the installation process begins. After finishing the installation, a notification will be shown as the app installed successfully and the icon of the particular app shown on the device home screen.