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2 Ways to Install APK Files on Android Phone and Tablet

2 Ways to Install APK Files on Android Phone and Tablet

Aug. 12, 2014 11:45 am / Posted by Bobby Hills to Mobile Phone Tips
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What is an APK File?

If you want to install an application on Windows, we have an .exe file for that. For Mac OS X, we have .dmg files. In the same way way, have a specific file format for Android phones and tablets that is used to install application on it and it is called an APK file (because it has the extension of .apk).

2 Ways to Install APK on Android Device

2 methods are described to install APK files on Android phone and tablet below. You can install Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro APK and Tenorshare Samsung Data Recovery APK with these ways.

1. Install Third-party APK Files Using the Android SDK

It's useful for installing non-market applications that not available on Google Play.

You should prepare to install Android USB driver for your device on Windows PC (Mac OS X users won't need to install USB driver).

2. Install Android Apps from Google Play

Installing apps on your Android device from Google Play (formerly Android Market) is straightforward. With this way, you don't need to download the APK from computer.

Before starting, make sure you have Internet connection on your device, a Gmail account for logon the Market, and the SD card inserted in the device. Here's how.

Don't have Google Play app on your device? You can directly copy the URL like to your browser. Click the "Install" button near the left margin.

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