How to Extract apk From Google Play (Video).
There are times when you need the .apk file of your favorite Android app. But since Google Play hides it inside the data / app folder, it is not available to regular users and the only remaining option is to root your device.
One way to overcome this is to back up your application using Apk Extractor. But what if you can’t download apk to your device at all.
Also check out 5 best ways to extract .apk from Android (NO ROOT)
You want to install an application from the Play store, but it is incompatible with your device or not available in your country. What other options do we have?
I had the same problem downloading WhatsApp on my Nexus 7 tablet.
One way to do this would be Goggling “Apk for” app “”, but then there is a risk of getting an infected file.
So what’s the solution?
Well, the good news is there is an online tool – apps.evozi.com. All you have to do is copy and paste the Google Play app and hit the blue button that says “Create Download Link”. And after a few seconds, you will receive a link to download the apk file. Just. And it works on both computer and smartphone. [Video tutorial]
Since this service downloads apk directly from Google Play, there is no chance of getting an infected file.
And of course, it can only download free Android apps.
Video Tutorial: Extract APK from Google Play
Apps.evozi is a reliable way to extract apk file from Google Play. I’ve been using it for 2 years now and haven’t had any issues other than occasional hiccups.
There are now other apps / extensions that claim to fetch the apk file from Google Play but instead ask for your Google credentials and device ID. Think twice before using them.