If you’re an Android user, you may have come across the term ‘APK file’ before. An APK file is a package file format used by Android devices to install and distribute applications. In this tutorial, we’ll be discussing how to install an APK file on your Samsung Galaxy S10.
Step 1: Enable Unknown Sources
Before you can install an APK file on your Samsung Galaxy S10, you need to enable the ‘Unknown Sources’ option. This option allows you to install applications from sources other than the Google Play Store.
To enable Unknown Sources:
1. Go to your device’s ‘Settings’ menu. 2. Scroll down and tap on ‘Biometrics and Security.’ 3.
Tap on ‘Install unknown apps.’ 4. Select the web browser or file manager app that you want to use to download the APK file. 5. Toggle the switch next to ‘Allow from this source’ to enable it.
Note: Enabling Unknown Sources can pose a security risk as it allows installation of apps from untrusted sources. Ensure that you only download APK files from trusted sources.
Step 2: Download the APK File
Once you’ve enabled Unknown Sources, you can download an APK file onto your Samsung Galaxy S10 using any web browser or third-party app store such as Aptoide or F-Droid.
To download an APK file:
1. Open any web browser or third-party app store on your device.
Search for the desired app followed by ‘.apk’
3. Click on the link for downloading the apk of the desired application
4. Wait for it to finish downloading
Step 3: Install the APK File
Now that you have downloaded an APK file, it’s time to install it onto your Samsung Galaxy S10.
To install an APK file:
1. Locate and click on the downloaded apk file
Click on the ‘Install’ button when prompted
3. Wait for the installation process to complete
Installing an APK file on your Samsung Galaxy S10 is a straightforward process. Just ensure that you only download APK files from trusted sources and enable Unknown Sources only when you need to install an app from outside the Google Play Store.