Top 6+ Alternatives to Google Play Apps Store

Okay, you've got your Android device, what next? Oh remember you want to install that game you love to play on your friend’s Android phone, and again you don’t want to use the official Android Market Place (Google Play Store) – I got it! And I’m  not going to ask you why you hate to use Google play Store, the reason is clear and I don’t need to bore you with it anymore and besides who cares! But I can provide you with 6+ Alternatives to Google Play Store where you can download android apps directly from your PC web browser and install them to your Phone, Tablet or Phablet.  You can also write reviews for apps you really love. Or maybe you don’t!
Note: Remember that to install apps  from third party app stores on your Android phone, you need to configure your android device to enable installation of unknown sources apps, just head over to settings>security under device administration tab mark the enable the unknown sources. see the screen shot below:

 enable installation of unknown sources apps

Appbrain  is one of the leading  Android App Directory, You can use appbrain to search and discover the best android applications and download them to your Android Devices, it let you easily install and manage android applications directly from your web browser and on your device. It is the best android apps arsenal and a great alternative to Google PlayStore.

If you are looking for Best alternative to Google Play store then SlideMe is the best place to go, they offer  a large range of  both free, paid and popular android apps that can be found in the play store, besides you can also find apps that are uploaded by developers but not available in the official Google play store (one of the reason you probably hate Google Play Store), you can download applications from SlideMe by saving the APK files which you can later transfer to your device or scan the QR code, go to the directed site and download the app directly to your phone.

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For an incredible deals and discounts on the best applications you love most, started using GetJar and also get discounts and free reward for trying new apps, they have specials (“GOLD ACCOUNT”) to get commercial apps for free. GetJar is a multi platform App Store which means you can find apps for Symbian, Windows, Android and even iOS. It’s also an exceptionally interesting platform for developers as well . Getjar has more than 100 million active users you too can join them today.

Is another multi platform app store from Opera, are you using opera mobile on your phone?  Then probably you should have noticed the Opera Mobile Store icon in the Speed Dial from your Opera Browser Start page, it can be access in over 200 countries for different platform like Android, Windows, iPhones, Java, Symbian and Blackberry devices. You can select the platform you desired from the homepage top; you will also be able to view requirements, description, rating and summary for any selected applications. You can download apps easily to your phone or have them installed on your PC and later transfer them to your phone.

Google Chrome

Are you amazed to see Chrome here as an alternative to Google play, very well you can download apps using Google chrome, get the apk down-loader extension from Google Web store, this APK Downloader extension gives you the opportunity to download android apps to your PC and later install them to your android mobile device. Isn't it an alternative?

Samsung Apps

As the name sound, you must own a Samsung phone to use Samsung Apps to download and manage android apps on your Samsung phone.

Other Great Alternatives to Google Play Store

Am not saying Google play store is a water under the bridge that you shouldn't care about, honestly it is a great place to search for official android apps but it is not the only apps store, Moreover, who doesn't need an alternative? All up listed alternative to Google play store are a great place to download apps and they are 99.9% as good as official PlayStore and virus free, however, am not responsible to any difficulty you might experience while downloading apps from these third party apps, my recommendations are absolutely based on my experiences. you can Install Security Apps to your Android devices in case you're worried about viruses.

In any case I would like to hear your recommendations and opinions in using third party app store on your device, just share them with me in the comment box below, we love readers who share our posts……show us shares and likes.


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