You may have read many articles and videos listing out the best apps that are available for Android. However, most of the listed apps are on the Play Store. So we’ve decided to do something different, and we came up with our 16 best android apps, not on Google Play Store.
You may know that various rules and regulation have to be followed to upload an app to the Google Play Store. And honestly for making an app that the public wants is not the case where these rules can be followed. Hence, many apps contain best features that you can find but are not on Google Play Store.
Before starting, enable the Unknown sources from Settings >> Security to allow installation of the apps listed.
So here in this article we have selected and listed out 16 best android apps, not on Google Play Store:
Every time a new app is released by a vendor, APK mirror is usually the first website which uploads its apk on their site so that you can download it and install it on your android device. Thumbs up for such awesome service 😀
And it is trusted by every developer because they never mess with the APKs and insert malware or unwanted code. That’s why everyone loves them. But for some of us, it’s pain in the a** to open APK Mirror and search for android apps.
So the unofficial APK Mirror app will help you to browse through APK Mirror and lets you download your favorite Android apps right from the app.
Though we already discussed this app in our best game hackers for android it is also worth mentioning here. You will get an approximate idea that this is something related to game hacking and stuff. And you are right!
This app will let you hack several android apps and games. Using Freedom APK, you can hack in-app purchases on Google Play Store and purchase premium features of games and apps for free. Isn’t it interesting? Do give it a try and let us know how that works out for you. 😀
Google Camera is available on play store, so why we have listed it here?
It is because when you install Google Camera on any device other than Nexus or Pixel line, you will not get HDR+ mode. This is because Google made this feature limited to their own devices for now.
HDR+ is an image processing technique which takes multiple photos with different exposure and then combines them for the best possible result. It is far better than normal HDR mode and that is why photos on Google Pixel comes out amazing. So how to get this exclusive feature on your Android device?
You might be wondering that what the heck is Lawnchair. Actually, it is the name given by its developer to the customized pixel launcher. Now you will think that how is it different from the Google pixel launcher that is available everywhere.
As you might know that if you want to get swipe to google now to work then you will need to turn the pixel launcher to the system app. This is only possible on rooted android devices but what about others. So, the lawnchair brings all the different customization on pixel launcher along with google now support.
Lucky Patcher is a handy app when it comes to removing ads, patching, remove license verification, modifying APKs, backup/restore and much more. You will also need a rooted device for this app. This app just can’t be explained in ordinary words. You will just have to try this app out to test its features. Do let us know what you think about it.
Whenever you download apps for free from Google Play Store, they are likely to have advertisement popping all over it. It’s nothing to worry about, but when they are placed in such a way that every time you click it accidentally, it becomes annoying.
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This app is one of the best ad blockers for Android will let you remove all the ads from every app on your Android device. Hence saving you some time and also in case some bandwidth. However, for this, you will need root access on your Android device. Also, there is a nice feature that you can check for the updates so that if a new ad network comes in you can block, so it won’t be able to display ads.
Also, note that if you disable advertisements some apps like XTunes will be stuck and it will not function properly as it used to be. However, this is not the case with most of the apps. Almost all apps we have tried so far worked fine.
Xposed Framework is an app that will let you customize your Android device, the way you want. It consists of sub-applications known as modules. These modules can be used for specific customizations. And there are a whole lot of modules available for Xposed which will make your android device awesome.
However, for Xposed to work, you will need a rooted Android device. Otherwise, you are out of luck. There is also an app known as Substratum (Available on Google Play Store) which is also perfect for customization. But it will also need a rooted device.
Note: For now Xposed is not compatible with Android 7.0+.
You might also have heard about this app somewhere or may have read about it. As the name suggests, it helps you to download the videos from YouTube. It can also download and extract MP3 from the videos.
A while ago when downloading videos from YouTube was not against their terms and condition, there were several apps available on the Google Play Store to do that. But the new ToS doesn’t allow it. So you will have to rely on the apps that are not available in the Google Play Store, and luckily TubeMate is one of the best apps for downloading YouTube Videos.
MiXplorer is a file manager which comprises of many useful features. The design is quite similar to the Solid Explorer. In fact, you can say that it combines both ES File Explorer and Solid Explorer. It offers tab support and dual pane support which makes the working on different location simpler.