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Is is possible to download older versions of Android applications?

Is there some kind of online archive for all versions of Android apps? Like how you can find older versions of some Windows app.

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The best way to get older version of an app: Contact developer of the app. –  SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 Jun 22 '12 at 3:05

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The site Freeware Lovers collects freeware Android apps and has old versions for many of the apps they host. (Also for BlackBerry, Symbian, and Palm OS.)

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Cool! So far the best resource! –  AnDroDroo Oct 24 '11 at 9:46
I think XeeAPK is a good resource for old version, and this website has a good UI –  umarhassan Apr 16 '14 at 6:29

The safe and correct way to get an older version is contacting the developer. Maybe they will just give it to you or maybe not - there is a reason why they updated it in the first place. Most importantly they will want to know why and you won't get any hacked malware version as is possible from other sources.

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Yeah they updated it so they could start charging for it, despite the old free version working perfectly fine. –  Triynko Jul 1 '14 at 20:30

Some alternative repositories, such as F-Droid, allow you to choose which version you want to download; all versions ever offered are in the repository.

For most other sites, including the Android Market, the latest version is all that is available.

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Please check our newly launched website called AndroidDrawer.com.

It's an android app .apk repository. Basically, if you don't like the app update, you can revert to the previous version by downloading the previous one. You can learn more about androiddrawer here.

You can view the site and download the .apk on your mobile device.

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Another possible source is APKTOP, where one can find multiple versions (including older ones) of free apps.

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You can try Free APK Download.Com They have a big collection of old apk version of almost all apps on android market.

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I will definitely recommend Xee Apk which keeps a lot of old android apps. I personally downloaded some of the older versions of apps from there. and they worked like a charm!

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