How to Download apk files on PC or Android from Play Store ( Apk Downloader, Real APK Leecher)

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Have you ever wanted to download an Android app and disappointed to see that the app is not available to your device or for some reason you can’t download. Or you own an andorid device that doesn’t have Google Play store app on it. (For example, one the of most popular andorid tablet device Amazon Kindle Fire comes with only amazon appstore.) In that case you need to download the andorid app apk files on a computer and transfer to your device or just download the apk on deice directly. While there are plenty of website allows to download apk files they might not be secure. The best option would be downloading the official apks from android market.

Well, from now on you will be able to download android apps apk file directly on your Andorid devices. You can also download on PC, then it just a matter of transferring the file to your device and install. There are two tools available to do so. We will show them to you.

APK Downloader

A relatively new tool – APK Downloader allows to Pull APK Files Directly From Google Play. This is a web app where you enter the package name (the part on the URL of the app on the Play Store, after “id=”) or simply enter play store url for the app you want to download. Once you paste the app url or id, hit the generate download link button. In a few moments your app apk will be ready to download. To protect developers from piracy you are only allowed to download apps those are free on Google Play store. Since, this is an web based tool, you can use it from any web browser, no matter which device you are using.
Go to Android Apk Downloader

Real APK Leecher

Developed by xda member whisky_x, Real APK Leecher allows to pull any apk from Google Play Store (former android market) on your PC. This is an older tool and might not work properly for every one. The tool features:

  • Download APK from market to your PC
  • Download apk icon (just for fun )
  • Download multiple files at once
  • Supports to search in:
    – Vendor name
    – Package name. Ex: com.android.helloworld
    – Custom

Follow the instructions below to get your desired apks on the computer but remember:

– Use at your own risk. We will not take responsibility for anything happen to you or your account.
– This tool request Java Runtime Environment(JRE) or JDK.
– Do not delete “lib” folder.

  1. Download the Real APK Leecher tool. Unzip it to the destination folder of your choice on your computer. There is no install process, but the tool does require Java Runtime Environment 1.5.0 to be installed on your computer. If you don’t have it (or are unsure if you do), do not worry, as you’ll be prompted to download it when you run the Real APK Leecher.
  2. At first run of Real APK Leecher, you’ll be asked to fill email address and password referring a Gmail account set as main account on your android smartphone, and the device ID which can be found by pressing *#*#8255#*#* from device dial pad. If it opens “GTalk Service Monitor”, find lines that begin with JID and Device ID. Your account is JID, and your device id is a string that after android- prefix.

        4. Let’s search your desired app by title or developer. Once you see it in the result, right click and select download this app.

Once completed, transfer the downloaded file to your device via usb, bluetooth or using WebSharingLite with wi-fi network. Now install the apk file manually, enjoy! 

Imagine that you don’t have a state-of-the-art smartphone, but you’re interested in some of the applications available on Google Play that your Android version doesn’t support. Downloading them in APK format straight to your computer could be useful to launch them with an Android emulator, like BlueStacks or YouWave, for instance, and try them out. Then you need to get hold of the Chrome add-on called APK Downloader.

Download applications for Android from Google Play with a single click.

Features

  • Download Android applications from Google Play.
  • Automatic activation.
  • Downloads just one click away.

The icon on the address bar will tell you when you can use it

Once you install APK Downloaderthe add-on’s icon will appear next to the address bar whenever it can be used. At that moment, you only need to click on it and the application will be downloaded to the folder that we have configured to store our downloads.

Quickly download applications from Google Play to your computer with APK Downloader. Requirements and additional information:

  • To be able to use the application you need to use the email and password you associated to your Google Play account, and insert your phone’s ID.
  • This add-on only works with free application on Google Play.
  • Requires Google Chrome.
  • To install the add-on, open the Chrome Extensions window: Tools >> Extensions and drag the add-on to the window. Then accept the list of permissions pressing “Add”.

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