How Do I Install APK on Family Link?

APK, APK Installations

If you’re a parent or guardian looking to manage your child’s Android device through Google’s Family Link app, you may be wondering how to install APK files. APK files are Android application packages that can be downloaded from third-party sources and installed on devices. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps to install APK on Family Link.

Step 1: Enable App Installation from Unknown Sources

Before you can install an APK file on Family Link, you need to enable app installation from unknown sources. Here’s how:

  • Open the Family Link app on your device.
  • Select your child’s account.
  • Tap “Manage settings. “
  • Scroll down and tap “Apps from unknown sources.

  • Toggle on the switch next to “Allow. “

Step 2: Download the APK File

Once you’ve enabled app installation from unknown sources, you can download the APK file that you want to install. You can download APK files from various websites and sources online.


Be cautious when downloading APK files as they may contain malware or viruses that could harm your device.

Step 3: Install the APK File

After downloading an APK file, follow these steps to install it:

  • Open a file manager app on your child’s device.
  • Navigate to the folder where you downloaded the APK file.
  • Select the file and tap “Install.”

If prompted, allow installation from this source.

Step 4: Verify Installation

Once installation is complete, verify that the app has been installed successfully by launching it from the app drawer or home screen.

Some apps may require additional permissions or settings to be configured before they can be used.


By following these steps, you can easily install APK files on Family Link and manage your child’s Android device more effectively. Remember to only download APK files from trusted sources and always exercise caution when installing apps from unknown sources.