How to install apk files manually?

Step by step guide on how to install the apk files manually on your android device.

Things you’ll need:

  1. USB drivers installed on your computer
  2. USB cable for your android device (or a connection between your computer system and the android device, which can be either through Bluetooth or wifi)
  3. The application apk you need to install
  4. A file manager app installed on your android device (Astro File Manager, File Expert, etc.)
  5. The android device itself!

Steps:

  1. Install the required USB/Bluetooth or Wifi drivers you need to connect your android device to the computer
  2. Connect your device to the computer
  3. Download the apk of the app you need to install on your android device
  4. Transfer the apk file to your android device
  5. On your device, goto Settings>Applications>Check the box Unknown sources
  6. Disconnect your device from the computer system
  7. Use the file manager to explore the apk file on your device
  8. Click on the apk to open it and install the apk
  • Kay

    Nice

  • Meagan Shoults

    Excellent and quite easy to set up theme in android phone through computer..Keep sharing more tips and new application for android phone.Thanks

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    Nicely Explain :D

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  • jerus

    hey where i can find file manager??

    • Bilal Malik

      Same Here. Tell Me How To Download File Manger Without Internet Access. Then I Know How To Install Apps Through Pc.

    • LimÜel Jovida

      yeah right,my virgin kyocera rise is not having a file manger….where i can find that shortcut???

  • Guest

    Tell Me How To Download File Manger Without Internet Access. Then I Know How To Install Apps Through Pc. Ur Step 4 Is Total Crap. I Only Want File Manger Installing Without Internet Access

  • Bilal Malik

    Tell Me How To Download File Manger Without Internet Access. Then I Know
    How To Install Apps Through Pc. Ur Step 4 Is Total Crap. I Only Want
    File Manger Installation Without Internet Access

  • laddo

    some people are right here you need to help them

  • John Franklin

    Bilal Malik is nuts. Step 4 was precise. The lesson is titled “how to install the apk files manually”. Not “why am I so impatiently stupid”. Worked for me, thanks dude.

  • Anonymous