APK stands for ANDROID PACKAGE KIT.
It’s a ZIP file for android applications.
If you want to download an android application on your device then you mainly have two options.
Either you can open your GOOGLE PlayStore on your android device and then can search for the application and click on the INSTALL button and the application will start installing.
In this process, you don’t need to download the APK file.
It’s a complete background process.
You don’t need to download any third-party application for that.
The second option you have is to open GOOGLE and search for the APK file.
Once you’ll get the file, make sure to download the file to your device and then start installing it.
Most of the time, we need to install an android application that not available on PlayStore.
If this is the case then you need to search on GOOGLE and need to figure out is there any third-party website that providing the same APK.
Well, if there is any APK available then you can easily install the android application with the help of that APK.
Now there are basically three types of APK files. Make sure to pay attention and read about these APKs.
1. Free APKs
2. Paid APKs
3. Beta APKs
Let’s discuss all of these ones after the other.
Make sure to carefully read the article in order to get detail about all of these types.
1. Free APKs:
As the name suggests, free APKs are the free available applications on Google PlayStore or anywhere else.
For these types of applications, you don’t need to pay a single penny.
Make sure to open the PlayStore or search on the web and install it for free.
Free APKs are easy to download. You don’t need to pay for these applications.
You can find millions of free applications on the PlayStore or any other source.
2. Paid APKs:
The second type that you can easily come across is the paid APKs.
In order to download and install such APKs, you need to pay certain bucks for getting these applications in your device.
If you want to purchase an application then you should buy them from a reliable source like PlayStore or any other reliable third-party websites.
Before buying these applications, you need to verify the reviews of the application.
Make sure to visit the review page and see the ratings given to that application.
Once you’re comfortable with the ratings and other features then you should download and install the application.
Some applications ask you for money later in order to integrate extra features.
If you want to upgrade the things then you must need to pay for it.
3. Beta APKs:
If the application that you want to download and install is in the beta face then it’s called the beta application.
Make sure to search on PlayStore or any other third-party source, you’ll find the beta applications.
These applications are currently in the testing face.
This means, if you want then you can join as a tester to these applications and can point out the feedback about the functionalities and features of the applications.
Make sure to download and install such beta applications.
Some beta applications are free while others are paid.
Most of the applications in the beta version are free.
If you want to download and install as a beta tester then you should consider joining them.
These are the main three types of APKs.
Hope you guys found this helpful.
Now, let’s move further and discuss in detail the PAID APKs.
If you want to download and install the PAID APKs then you need to pay for them.
Can I download it for free?
Well, the direct answer to this question is NO.
You can’t download and install the PAID APKs for free. You need to pay a certain amount for it.
The amount of the application is set by the DEVELOPER or AUTHOR of the application.
Make sure, there are certain third-party websites or applications out there that provide these paid APKs for free but make sure, not to trust these third-party sources because they can be viruses and can steal your privacy.
Make sure, not to download and install the MOD APKs because these applications are modified by third-party developers and it can contain viruses and malware and can steal personal data.
It’s all about the premium APKs.
Hope you guys found this article helpful.
Make sure there are basically these three types of applications out there.
If you have any other type then make sure to mention it inside the comments down below. Hope you guys found this article helpful.
If you have any further questions or anything you want to suggest then make sure to mention them inside the comments down below.