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Can I trust apps downloaded from Aptoide? [duplicate]

I just downloaded an app from there that is suppose to allow Screen Off Writing. After installing, it was anything but that. How much checking does Aptoide do on apps? Can I trust apps I get from ...
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What are the alternative Android app markets?

How many competing Android markets (other than the Play Store itself) are there and are they any good? Which ones do you use and why?
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Where can I find open source Android apps?

I'm not an open source zealot, but I generally prefer to use open source applications over proprietary ones if they stack up. Are there any directory sites with reviews, ect that specialize on open ...
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Is it safe to use launchers?

I am new to android OS.I recently purchased nexus 5 and came to know about several launchers.They are just mind blowing experience.But one of my friends suggested me not to use launchers as they ...
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How safe is the Aptoide apk?

I was going to install aptoide, but some of the permissions raised concerns for me. Why does is need my precise location, need to be able to add or remove accounts, create accounts and set passwords, ...
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Why are apps on Aptoide newer than the Play Store?

I have seen many of the usual apps such as YouTube, Facebook and Google Maps even, that have a newer version in Aptoide rather than Google Play Store. How is this possible since Google Maps and ...
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How safe is it to upgrade apps using Aptoid?

I know that there are issues with using Aptoide to install apps on Android. There's a pretty good discussion about this in this other question. If only regarding legal issues, Aptoide is definitely a ...
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How to report potential abuse in Aptoide without becoming a member?

The Aptoide store is an alternative platform where you can get Android apps. I found an app on Aptoide store via Google that has a size of 3.3 MB. The same app with the same app-version in F-Droid ...
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Does using various app stores in parallel cause any issues?

I am using a Android phone with Lollipop and found that apps can be installed from various app stores like Google Play, Amazon App Store or F-Droid. Are there any problems I can run into if apps are ...
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Why is the “Google Service Framework” APK not available on APKMirror and others?

I am looking for the packages I need to get the Google Play Store running on a device (Android 4.4.4), and while I could find the Google Play Store and Google Play services, I cannot find the Google ...
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Update APK Installed App

I recently installed an app to my phone using an APK, because this app is not available in my country. When I looked it up in my Google Play Store (I only get to view this app in my wishlist, because ...
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Cruz T301: Where Can I Get New Apps? [duplicate]

I carry a Cruz Tablet (T301) with Android 2.2.1. A long time ago, when my tablet used to work remotely fine, I remember having a place to where I could obtain apps, just as long as I had internet. ...