May 21, 2019

How to download the APK file from Google play store for future use?

Everybody who uses Android knows that when you download any apps from Google Play Store than you are not allowed to access the APK file on your phone after the app has been installed. Anyway why do you want to save the apk file after installing the app, you already have it? Think again, not always. You will need the apk file

  1. When the app is not allowed in certain part of the world.
  2. May not be available in Google Play Store in future.
  3. The Google Play store says the app is incompatible with your phone but you know it works perfectly fine.

There are many other reasons to donwload the APK file and store for the future. People usually download the backup and restore software and backup the apk file and restore it afterwards when they need it. But sometimes when you format your Phone and donot have internet to downlaod the backup and restore software than it could be a problem.

Evozi, an Android app developer, offers a one-click online APK download app that lets you download the APK installed of any Android app that’s listed on the Google Play store.

To downlaod the APK file you have to go to Evozi website. There you can enter any Google play store apps links and click on Generate Download Link. Remeber you can either enter Package name or Google Play URL.


To install these apps you have to first copy it to your smarthpone. Than with the help of your file manager navigate to the folder you copied and click on it. As you donwloaded it directly from Google Play Store it is very unlikely that the app has a virus. If the app could not be installed be sure you have selected to install the apps from unknown source. asdfasdf

Settings>>Security>> and check on Unkown sources.

It will allow installation of apps from unknown sorces, it refers to the app store other than Google play Store and other recognized app store from Google.  After installing you can deactivate it if you want.


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I'm an Engineer and have Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and information technology. Right now I am working as a software developer in Germany. All in all I love programming and I am a tech geek.