Skip to main content
AT&T Community Forums
Announcements
The epic new Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is available for preorder now!
D

New Member

 • 

2 Messages

Thu, Jul 23, 2020 7:18 AM

Download android app for my phone.

I am using an android phone and I want to download applications for it outside of the play store. Where can I download and install? Can I download on aptoide store?

Responses

Accepted Solution

Lilybell2

ACE - Professor

 • 

1.9K Messages

6 months ago

From Android 8 and forward, there is no longer a setting to allow the broad installation of apps from "Unknown sources,"  although one might be able to download and install an APK on a per app basis. 

 

 

 

 

Note: If your issue has been resolved, please mark the post that resolved your issue as the solution. Select "Accept as Solution" to help others with the same issue find an answer.
Award for Community Excellence 2020 Achiever*
*I am not an AT&T employee, and the views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.
Brand User
ATTHelp

Community Support

 • 

144.7K Messages

6 months ago

Hello @delmob,

 

We'd be more than happy to take a closer look into your inquiry.

 

Please provide us with a few more details, so that we can better assist you:

  • Which Android cell phone model are you currently using?
  • Are there any specific applications that you are currently trying to download?
  • If so, are they not currently available in the Google Play store, or is there a different reason that you're not wanting to download them from the Google Play store?

Please let us know.

 

We look forward to hearing back from you soon.

 

Sean, AT&T Community Specialist

Still need help? Ask a question! Our 1.4 million members typically respond within 1 hour.

*I am an AT&T employee, and the postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent AT&T's position, strategies or opinions.

New Member

 • 

2 Messages

2 months ago

have you solved this yet? I don't think it's gonna work because play store is in its default 

Get started...

Ask a new question