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Android does not live by Google Play alone

alternativas a Google Play

Google Play is the most used store (with a huge difference) to obtain applications in Android. This does not mean that it is the only way. As we have already mentioned in the article ‘Android versus iOS’, the opponent of iOS is a free, open system. This allows that different information and supply sources are generated.

It is logical that we initially turn to the system official store. But knowledge is power, and if you know that other possibilities exist, you could use them (if you want, of course). That is why we are going to show you today some less known options. Sometimes they emerge because they do not comply with Google established requirements. Other times, to offer different possibilities and applications.

If you want to use programmes that are not in Play Store you have to deactivate a security option. So we recommend you to be aware of the danger to which you expose your device. It does not mean that you are going to have malware immediately, but you must be aware of what it supposes. In Settings>>Security you have to activate the option Unknown origins.
Here you can see some of the applications you can find there:

Alternatives to Google Play

Uptodown
We are going to start for this store created in our country, specifically in Málaga. It is well known, reaching more than 125 million downloads.

F-Droid
In this one there are only free and open code applications. You won’t be constantly bombed by publicity when using APPs download from this place.

Aptoide
More than 6 billion downloads means something. It shop window combines the APPs that already exist in Play Store with other alternatives. Apart from providing Premium profits without paying them.

MoboMarket
As in the previous one, here you can also get Premium applications without paying them.

SlideMe
It is not well known, but its content is free and, above all, safe. On the right of the screen, you will find a red bottom to download the applications.

APKMirror
In this case we are not talking about a store, but rather an application warehouse. In it you can find the new developments that have not arrived to our country yet. They are scanned to guarantee the security of your device.

Amazon Appstor.
Naturally, Amazon has its own application store. Also called Amazon Underground, this site is already installed on their own devices. Furthermore, it can be installed on any Android device from this page.

Other options would also be Malavida, Blackmart and APKPure.