The Google Play Store undoubtedly remains the best place for great apps and content, at least for the Android devices. If you have uninstalled the Play Store by mistake or due to some reasons, here is how you can initiate Google Play free download on your mobile or other Android device.
Download Google Play Store APK
Here it is assumed that you have an Android device with the licensed version of the Play Store pre-installed. Now as mentioned that the Google Play Store needs to be downloaded and installed again. The first thing that you have to do is install the Play Store APK manually. The APK on Android devices works in the similar manner as .exe program works on the computer.
There is no need to download the app from the Play Store but you can simply install it. This method is better because here are downloading the Play Store itself. There are two ways by which you can install the Google APK on your device – directly or through a computer.
Install Google Play (Phone – Directly)
- Go to Settings > Security on your mobile. Tick the box next to the option ‘Unknown sources’. There is nothing to worry about this as Unknown sources here are the locations that are outside the Play Store. Here you want to download the Play Store itself so you can use these sources.
- Go to APK Mirror or XDA Developers forum using the browser on your mobile. Here you would be able to find the latest version of the Play Store.
- When you try to download the APK file, you might get a message warning you that the file may harm your mobile. However, you need not worry as this is completely safe. Ignore the message and press OK.
- Now open the APK; read the new permissions and accept them. Press Install to start the installation of Google Play free download.
Install Google Play (Computer Method)
If you do not have a Wi-Fi or data connection on your mobile, you can download the APK to your computer and then transfer it to your mobile. All the processes remain the same, except that you have to connect your mobile with the computer to copy the APK file to the mobile.