enter image description here I used to be able to install apk files on my phone before I factory reset it and now it does not work I have a sony m5


In your settings there is an option to allow APKs from unknown locations. This is under Security for me, can't be sure where yours is but it will be there. A factory reset most likely returned it to the default off state.

  • I cant find it if you are talking about being able to download apk from the web i can do that i just cant install them onto my phone – David Nov 20 '16 at 21:54
  • Yes. By default, Android will not allow you to just install any APK that is not from the Play Store. You'll need to change that in the settings. – Namnodorel Nov 21 '16 at 20:52
  • This guide explains it for you M5 – Sajado Nov 21 '16 at 21:40
  • Forgot the link! support.sonymobile.com/global-en/xperiam5/userguide/… – Sajado Nov 21 '16 at 21:41

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