2 Methods to Download & Install .apk files in Android Devices

As we know that Android is amazing OS for smartphones/tablets and in this way we should learn about Android as possible as we can. Previously, we had published an article about how to download .apk file of Android apps from Google play. Well, .apk is an application file such as skype.apk, viber.apk, and so on. .apk files are app files that gets installed on Android devices and works just like .exe files in Windows OS. APK files for Android devices are same as .exe for the Windows PC.

Android users must learn how to install .apk files in Android smartphones/tablets. Out there on internet are many websites that offers free apk Android apps to its users from where everyone can download but to install these .apk files many people are having problems that’s why I wrote this article. In this article, you will find best ever 2  methods to install .apk files in Android devices and enjoy playing games, musics, and so on.

Download and I Android apk Files
Download and Install Android apk Files

How to Download & Install .apk files in Android Devices

Before we go under process of installing apk file in Android, below are two ways to download Android .apk files from internet:

  1. Download APK File using you PC/Computer
  2. Download APK Files using your Android Device

1. Download APK File using you PC/Computer

In this method, you will use your PC to download apk file from internet and using your Android USB cord, you will copy the .apk file from PC (that you downloaded from internet) to your SD card. To download the Android apps on your PC click here.

Follow the steps below to install .apk files to Android device:

  • Use your PC to download .apk files from internet in your computer
  • If you have downloaded some Android apps in your PC
  • Make sure that you have allowed to install third-party Android apps, click here if you didn’t
  • Download ES File Explorer File Manager and install on your Android device
  • Now, connect your Android device with your PC via USB cord
  • Here, your PC inquire you about the current condition to connect your device as a media device or you just want to charge your device (Choose Media Device)
  • Open My Computer and go to device media, here all you need to do is to copy the downloaded .apk file to a folder of SD Card of your device

How to install .apk file on Android device

  • Final step, just Unplug your Android device from PC
  • In your Android device, search for the .apk file that you have downloaded earlier
  • Once you found the file on your SD card, just tap on it then tap on install button to start installing

2. Download APK Files using your Android Device

Okay, if you know how to use internet and know how to search like boss then I’m sure that you can easily download apk files on your Android device from internet. Follow these steps if you are beginner user of Android:

  • First of all, open up your browser in your Android device (whether it is Google chrome browser or Opera mini or one of these top 10 internet browsers for Android)
  • Go to google.com
  • Search “Plants vs Zoombies .apk download” (without quotes)
  • Now, go to any of Google search results and find download link to download plants vs zoombies .apk file
  • Once downloaded, drag down the notification bar from top of your Android device screen and tap to plantsvszoombies.apk file
  • Now, simple click the button Install app that you will see after you clicked the .apk file
  • Finally, the application will be started to install in your Android that you can enjoy whenever and wherever you want (Even without internet connection)

Congratulations, you have successfully learnt how to install .apk files in Android devices in one-click away.

Similar Posts


  1. what is the usage of these apk files on android?can you please explain?or in other words if i am not downloading this file,what benefit i am missing?

  2. i m trying to download apk in built in dashboard android system 4.2.2, but when it says downloading starting , a message shows up saying “unfortunately settings has stopped or browser settings has stopped

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *