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How can I install an app given only its APK file?

I need to install a apk application into connected android mobile in my mac.Is there any way to install it?

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From the command line you can run adb install app.apk (requires Android Studio).

Or, put the *.apk on a website and then go to the URL on your Android device and you will be prompted to install the APK.

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    Just to clearify this: adb install app.apk requires that you have the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) installed on your mac – alextsc Aug 22 '11 at 19:05
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    I get -bash: adb: command not found – Elia Weiss May 14 '15 at 12:56
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    @EliaWeiss You need to add the path to where adb is located to your PATH environment variable, or run it using the full path. I did this: ~/Library/Android/sdk/platform-tools/adb install path/to/my.apk. – Victor Zamanian Jun 13 '17 at 15:12
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Put the file into Dropbox, and use the Dropbox app on the device. It's very easy, and works a treat.

  • Should be the answer :) – simo Mar 14 '17 at 11:06