How To Extract The Apk File Of An Already-Installed App On Android Devices




Apk files of apps installed through Google Playstore is not saved on one’s devices, it is installed directly on the device. So here we would be show you how to extract the apk file of apps installed from Google Playstore.

There are two ways of doing this, which are

1. By the use of ES File Explorer.

2. By the use of the inbuilt phone backup application.

So let’s deal each of the above topics.

How To Extract The Apk File Of An Already-Installed App On Android Devices

1. With ES File Explorer

Download ES file explorer Here

Open the app

Go to library

Open your apps

Click and hold the app(s) whose file you want to extract.

After selecting the app(s) you want to work on… Check options below and click Backup… Wait for some moment for the process to execute… Then it’s done

Check your file, your apk file(s) should have been saved in your Android devices.

2. With Phone Backup Application

Most if not all Android devices comes with a system app named Backup And Restore. To extract your apk files,

Open the Backup And Restore App, go to application Backup, select the apps whose file you want to extract. And click backup.

Your apk file will have been saved in your device already.




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