How to install apk files download from unknown source?

        Android is a famous for lot of apps which are useful and some other app entertain us. Most of the applications having many options are paid version in case of play store. So the pro version of that can be downloaded from other online web services. If download from these kind of websites and then tried to install it in your phone, then it say that “Installation is blocked” change the installation settings for install this app. This is a safety feature which is enable in our android mobiles for security reasons. If don’t know about this, then scroll down for more details.

Install Apps from sources other than Play Store:

Step 1: Open the downloaded file from any other source other than playsore. A dialogue will be opened as like in the screenshot.


Step 2: A warning message will be shown as install is blocked.  Then click “SETTINGS” in the dialogue box.


Step 3: Then you will see “Unknown Sources” and tick the check box.


Step 4: A warning message will be shown as like in this screen shot. Then Click OK.


Step 5: Now open the same app files and now you will see that the file will install successfully. 


             This method will also allows you to install illegal or other applications which can read your personal data in your android smartphone. Be careful after enabling this option in your android phone. Leave your ideas, feedback about this post via comments.

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Keerthi Varman

Keerthivarman completed his graduate at PSG Tech, Coimbatore, TN and also a part-time blogger. He loves to dig into Android Apps, PC Suite and website design, explores everything and shares his knowledge with readers. He always looks forward to increasing productivity and being happy.

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