How Do I Install APK on Galaxy Tab E?

APK, APK Installations

If you’re looking to install an APK on your Samsung Galaxy Tab E, there are a few easy steps you need to follow. APK stands for Android Package Kit, and it’s the file format used by Android to distribute and install applications.

What is an APK?

An APK file is essentially a compressed archive that contains all the files needed to install an Android app. This includes the code of the app, its resources (images, sounds, etc.), and its manifest file which describes the app’s requirements and permissions.

Why would I want to install an APK?

There are several reasons why you might want to install an APK on your Galaxy Tab E. For example:

– You may want to install an app that isn’t available on the Google Play Store.
– You may have a newer version of an app than what’s available on the Play Store.
– You may want to try out a beta or experimental version of an app.

Step 1: Enable Unknown Sources

Before you can install an APK on your Galaxy Tab E, you need to enable installation from Unknown Sources. Here’s how:

1. Go to Settings. 2. Tap on Lock screen and security (or Security).

3. Scroll down until you see Unknown sources. 4. Tap the toggle switch next to Unknown sources so that it turns green.

Step 2: Download the APK File

Once you’ve enabled installation from Unknown Sources, you can download the APK file onto your Tab E. You can do this by:

1. Opening your preferred web browser. Navigating to a website where you can download APK files (e.g., Find and select the app that you want to download. Click on “Download” button.

Step 3: Install the APK File

Once you’ve downloaded the APK file, you can install it on your Galaxy Tab E. Open the “Downloads” app on your Tab E.
2. Find the APK file that you downloaded and tap on it. 3. You may get a warning message that says “This type of file can harm your device.” Tap “OK” to continue.

4. Read the permissions requested by the app and tap “Install” if you’re comfortable with them. 5. Wait for the app to install (this may take a few moments). 6. Once installed, tap “Open” to launch the app.


Installing an APK on your Samsung Galaxy Tab E is easy if you follow these simple steps. Just remember to enable installation from Unknown Sources before downloading and installing any APK files, and always be cautious when downloading apps from third-party websites.