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Questions tagged [apk]

APK is the file format used to distribute and install software on Android. APK stands for "Application Package File".

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Blocked by app states no internet but I do everything else works

Whenever I try to connect to this one app it opens and then says no internet connection My internet is working just fine only problem is just this one app and it's for work so I need to get it ...
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How to activate a BASIS watch

I've a BASIS watch that was kept on its box for years, completely forget that I've one for a long time until now. Now BASIS after been acquired by Intel was shutdown soon after (I guess around 2016). ...
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Compile Jelly browser from source [on hold]

I really like the Lineage OS browser, Jelly. I would like To have it on my phone (Galaxy J5 2016 - Stock) but I cant find it on Fdroid, Play store or on Lineage website as an apk. I Just found the ...
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Intent for Installing .apk via Web URL [closed]

From an Android app, I like to install an apk file from a web server. This apk file contains an update for the app. All tutorials do this in two steps: Download the file and save it to the phone's ...
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App can't install. Error 910 on Google Play Sotre and conflicting packages when sideloaded, even though the app isn't already installed [duplicate]

Alright, first, I should point out that I'm not a developer or hacker, I've never worked with adb and so on, which means I didn't mess with advanced system settings or anything like that. I'm posting ...
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SystemUI.apk and framework-res.apk causes bootloop after being modified

Hi I'm using a stock LineageOS rom specifically android Pie (LineageOS 16) and I've been modifying system applications, such as SystemUI, framework, gallery, sms etc. before (on samsung ROMS) and so ...
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App not installed error on Huawei Mate 9

I downloaded apk files from Chrome. After the downloads completed, I pressed Install. But after 2~3 seconds, it just said App not installed. For example, I downloaded an app called "TutuApp". It won't ...
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Cannot install any APK file due to “Out of Space” misleading error (plenty of space)

I know there are tons of questions about this, but I have tried many possible solutions to no avail. I believe the "Out of space" error is misleading... I have a problem: I cannot install any .apk ...
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Can not install apk, got navigated to Security page when tap on apk

I need to install apk on my Motorola android 7, no root. I did enable allow install app from unknown source I dont have any screen filtering app running on my phone (so other thread on this topic ...
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Why WhatsApp is suddenly unable to open any APK shared by users?

As of 13-11-18, I was sharing APK files on WhatsApp, for testing apps within a circle of people, with no problem whatsoever. But as of today, if I try to open an apk, I get an error toast saying: ...
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Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it?

Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it on an updated android phone 5.0+↑ !!
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How to stop WhatsApp form forcing me to update?

It is good to update WhatsApp to get any new features or bug fixes. I have been using WhatsApp for long time. But, almost each month the chat is disabled requiring me to update. I am running a metered ...
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Manual Installation of APKs

So I have a company owned device that does not allow unknown sources to be installed and blocks certain kinds of apps. I believe I have found a solution for the ladder by renaming said apps to match ...
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Importing APK Files from google play console , then making it run on Android Studio

I am currently working for my professor and there was a programmer before me that built the app. I am trying to convert his APK file into my own Android Studio for the full code so I can make updates ...
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What are some fast ways to install same apks on 400 android tablet?

I work at a school who wants to implement a modern education system with tablets. There will be around 400 tablet all should have a few applications installed for students to use. I'm planning to ...
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How to install AudioManager in recent years?

Long long ago there was the AudioManager app (developed by Smart Android Apps, LLC) which makes volume management so easy. However, as far as I can remember, that app disappeared in Play Store several ...
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I can't install my apk file! When i try to press the file, this show up

When I try to install my apk file, this screen shows up... Help me
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Query editing apk name

Will it effect working of app if I change name of apk using apk editor? It's an VPN app and I want to change apk package name. I'm not the owner of the apk and using apk editor app to modify the name.
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How can I install multiple apps/updates at once without approving each one separately?

I use the APKPure site application to obtain updates for my installed Android apps. When updates are available - sometimes dozens at a time, I get multiple installation approval screens, and have to ...
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Problem of rebuilding apps after changing

I decompiled an app using apktool and it worked,but when I made my change and tried to recompile it with apktool it threw exception at smiling smali stage. If any change isn't made apktool can rebuild ...
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How APK with fake password protected works

I came across an Android application which runs normally on the device but raised an error when I tried to unzip its APK - it requires me to provide the password in order to decompress the APK file. ...
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How to share APK patched by Uret Patcher?

I patch AIDE with Uret Patcher. How i can share patched apk to my friend? He haven't root access. I see file /data/app/com.aide.ui/oat/arm/base.odex. I need convert it to base.dex and replace it with ...
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Application installation failed

<< Failure message start>> Installation failed with message Failed to finalize session : -117. It is possible that this issue is resolved by uninstalling an existing version of the apk if it is ...
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Cusmic Flow live wallpaper is not working in android oreo

There was a wallpaper cosmic flow live wallpaper which was a default live wallpaper in Sony Xperia s and some other devices as well. Previously the app was working on all devices but now it is not ...
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Can not install apks from File Manager or browser?

In the answer to this question I specifically discovered that I could not install the VLC nightlies. It had nothing to do with that answer, which was on a question about which version of VLC was right ...
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Using same google account on multiple devices

So I have a digital signage application installed on my android tv devices, which I install at various offline stores, which show ads at their stores (remotely configured by me) with my apk (...
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Blackberry Priv APK will not install

On a Blackbery Priv APK-Files that have been rebuilt in Android Studio will not install. Previous build did install, new build gets installed on other Android devices. Happens with the simplest of ...
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Changing App Installer to Flashable Installer?

Hello There Everyone!, To clarify the title... Is there a way to change, modify, convert, etc... an App Installer (.apk) to a Flashable Installer (.zip). I'm not referring to just creating a zip ...
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My own signed APK now warning of “unrecognised developer” when installing locally

This warning has started showing up literally in the last day or so, whereas previously my own APK (signed with a keystore/password that I have successfully used on currently released software) would ...
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Can't install game through apk and obb file

I can't install a game through apk and obb file in my Android 6.0 Marshmallow. I have Samsung Grand Prime Plus and I have recently tried rooting my device several times but it failed. I'm wondering if ...
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What about Android App Bundles' language support?

You can find out everything you need to know about Android App Bundles here. As this is a new way to deliver apk's I am very interested in how it works. When taking a look at the explanatory video ...
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Languages that an App is available for, on Play Store?

I am not sure when it changed but as of right now I am unable to see what language an App is available for on Play Store. I wanted to compare size of some Apps on App Store vs Play Store and was ...
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Why would an APK contain dll files?

I used Archive manager on Linux Mint to open the APK of a game made with Unity. To my surprise inside the archive there is a folder under the path /assets/bin/Data/Managed/ that contains almost 10mb ...
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Remove a package (upday) from stock theme

I'm new to android so please forgive my maybe trivial questions. So far I've been able to root my J3-2017 (TWRP+SuperSU+Nougat) and now I can access the internal file system using adb shell. My ...
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Is it possible to install an app compiled for ARM on an x86 emulator image

I tried to install an apk from online on a virtual device, but it wouldn't install due to INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS. I'm able to install it on an ARM image, but ARM images are super slow on my ...
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Should I redownload apps for 64bit version?

I had a 32bit mobile(Snapdron 400) now i have a 64bit(625). I have apks from the old phone. Can I install the apks (converted downloaded apps to apk using “Es_file_explorer”) from old phone.Or I need ...
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Backing Up Apps With allowBackup=false

I'm trying to back up the apks and preference data for all of the apps on my device, but it only backs up about a third of them; the remainder all have allowBackup=false in their manifests, which ...
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Is there a Google play store apk available somewhere? [duplicate]

Everyone keeps telling me that such apk has never been published by Google. Is that so? I need to put Google Play Store on a Chinese mobile, but I cant root nor flash it with a custom recovery ROM. I ...
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Identify where a custom permission is used

I'm currently looking into a Android app, for which I only have the .apk. The app uses a custom permission and I want to find out what component of the app uses/requires this permission for an action....
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Can I install an APK on a new Android device before the setup wizard runs?

We got a bunch of Google Pixel 2 (Android 8.1) devices for our employees. We want to install the Microsoft Intune Company Portal for Android app and a LOB application. To save time, we don't want to ...
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About apk installation

I have doubt on installation of apk file. Where does the apk file store RAM or ROM ? As we know that RAM is volatile memory and ROM is secondary storage and also when is system shutdown, is the ...
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Schedule automatic updates - not from Google Play?

I don't use Google Play with my Android-based phone; mostly I use APKPure and its app. However, I do want to be able to schedule periodic updates of all apps (or of some apps) - instead of me having ...
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APK & Bluestacks

I just downloaded Bluestacks and am trying to open an APK file, but everytime I download an APK my Windows 10 saves it as a PDK. Also, I don't see the option on Bluestacks to handle the APK file. ...
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Installing apk files on Kyocera Dura XE (flipphone running android)

The Kyocera Dura XE is a flip phone running Android Lollipop 5.2. I've enabled developer mode, usb debugging and all the "verify stuff" options are unchecked and "Unknown Sources" is on in Security ...
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APK version downgrade impossible on Rooted Nougat 7.0?

From the title it's weird that i've removed a system app and it's data folder from system and data locations by using this batch : abd root adb remount adb shell rm -r /system/app/apkfolder adb ...
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Cant install a APK of an pre-installed app (Samsung galaxy a5)

I'm trying to download a APK for Spotify premium but because of my phone service (fido) Spotify came pre-installed. When I install the APK it trys to update the pre-installed spotify even though it's ...
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Google blocking App installation

Hi guys recently I found out that google services were using lot of data so I blocked them from using net by using NO ROOT FIREWALL but it seems like Google wants to know which app I am installing so ...
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Where has the Settings .apk moved after 5.0?

I'm looking for the strings.xml file for the Android default settings app (specifically on a Samsung Galaxy phone). I see guides on XDA about how to modify the settings menu on 4.4 or so (where the ...
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2 apk files for same app

I've noticed that several of my applications have 2 apk files (different versions). Why are there two? And is it safe for me to delete the older one? For example, on my phone I see: "Google Play ...
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can't install APK on Android device running kernel version 3.10.49

I am trying to install the Android Terminal Emulator by Jack Palevich (https://github.com/jackpal/Android-Terminal-Emulator) I have tried installing various versions of this application, including ...