Play store download for Android. If you own an Android device (smartphone or tablet), but, by any means, you don’t have Google Play Store app installed on it, then you are losing about 85% of your device capabilities. Depending on your device specifications, it can be a really powerful multiuse gadget that has been living as a simple mobile telephone and an alarm to wake you up in the morning. 😉
But, as a lucky user that you are, you found one of the best websites about the Google Play Store download, and today, we’ll help you with a tutorial on how to download and install it.
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Play Store Download for Android
But first, some important notes for download play store for android:
- First of all, only devices with an Android version higher than the 2.3 version (Gingerbread) support Play Store;
- Beaware that, most of the Android devices nowadays are using Android versions between the 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and 5.1 (Lollipop), we’re going to provide two links: one link to the Google Play Store compatible version for the 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4 (Kit Kat) versions and one link with the compatible application for 5.0 and 5.1 versions.
With that in mind, we can begin our process for Play Store Download for Android:
Step N° 1
Before we search for the application itself, you need to change some settings on your device.
Open the menu and go to “Settings”. Look for the “Security” tab and open it. Now, look for the “Unknown Sources” option. By standard, this option comes inactive. Activate it by checking the box. Your device will show a dialog box notifying you that this option makes your smartphone more vulnerable to unwanted software and virus. That is, in fact, true. That’s why we advise you to, as soon as this process is over, go back through this patch and deactivate this option. Some smartphone models come with the option to activate it for a period of time and then, it automatically turns it off for you.
Step N° 2
Now you need to find an Play Store APK file. If you already know what an APK file is, and if you have any favorite website to look for these kinds of files, you can search for “Google Play Store” there.
The latest version is numbered as 7.4.12.
If you don’t know what an APK file is and its function, you can find out on this link in one of our posts especially made to explain this subject.
As we want to help as much as we can, here are the links to the download pages:
– Play Store Download version 7.2.13 (Android 4.0 and higher);
*To know what Android version your smartphone is running, go to “Settings”, scroll down until you find the option “About the phone” and select it. Now, check the number under “Android version”*
Step N° 3
Look for the file on your “Downloads” folder. When you find it, tap on it to execute the application Play Store APK.
Step N° 4
The installation screen will open, showing the permissions the software needs to work properly. Read it carefully, as Google Play Store needs multiple permissions – some of them may involve in-app purchases, generating costs to the account logged to the Play Store.
If you agree with everything, click on “Install”.
Step N° 5
Installation process takes just a few seconds. After it, you’re done.
You now have access to a new world, full of fun games and useful apps to use every day. All of that thanks to Google Play Store.
If you have any questions, leave us a comment and we’ll try to answer it as fast as we can.
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