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Where to download APK safely?

Discussion in 'General Android Discussion' started by dryster, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. dryster

    dryster Active Member

    The obvious sources like Google and Amazon of course, but if someone wants to source APK that for various reasons, those outlets decide that you can't have, where is a safe place to download them?

    Because it seems like a minefield out there.
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  2. Villa

    Villa Well-Known Member Super Moderator

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  3. skynet

    skynet Well-Known Member Trusted Helper

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  4. dryster

    dryster Active Member

    Thanks Guys!
  5. scox

    scox New Member

    There are some third party reputable app stores out there. Amazon being one of the larger options, but there are a few others such as getjar.
    BUT if you download an APK from a website rather than a reputable app store, I'd only trust it if it was the developer you are getting it from.
  6. skynet

    skynet Well-Known Member Trusted Helper

    You also could test any APK file before installing it
    Try this : https://www.virustotal.com/
    Every windows and Apk file could be tested with 50 best antivirus.
  7. gadgetssai

    gadgetssai New Member

    aptoide is a best alternative for google play store. in aptoide android market you can find all types of apps.
  8. Player99

    Player99 New Member

    I suggest you to use http://apk4fun.com to download apk apps and http://apkplaygame.com to download apk games.
    They both are reliable, safe and trusted sources with a lot of apps and less ads, I have been using both more than a year now and have never got any problem