1. cutebybirth's Avatar
    You can easily install and run Android apps on any BlackBerry device running BB10.2.1 and later. That includes such devices as the BlackBerry Q10, the BlackBerry Z10, the BlackBerry Z30, and everyone’s favourite square phone the BlackBerry Passport.

    Provided you have such a device, there are a number of methods you can turn to in order to download Android apps, but all work by downloading Android application packet files (APKs) - Android applications packaged up in zip files - to your phone’s browser or file manager.

    Do remember that while your BlackBerry can download and install Android apps, none of them were made with BlackBerry in mind. This means that not all of them will run perfectly on your handset.

    That being understood, let’s look at some of the simple techniques for getting Android apps onto your BlackBerry phone.


    There’s an easier way to download Android apps than APK downloaders, and that’s APKtrain. It’s a simple web-based interface that allows you to install those apps directly without having to install a specialist app, or ‘sideload.’

    In your BlackBerry’s web browser, simply navigate to www.APKtrain.com. Now browse for the app you want, and hit the green download arrow to download.

    Navigate to the Downloads folder, locate the APK file, press, and opt to install. Sorted!

    Between these various sources, you should be able to assemble a pretty comprehensive range of major Android apps on your BlackBerry smartphone.
    10-12-16 08:20 AM
  2. Ecm's Avatar
    This has been discussed many, many times over the past couple of years. This is the current, preferred method of getting safe versions of apps.

    10-12-16 08:26 AM
  3. cutebybirth's Avatar
    yeah! Sure that will work Great But if the play store not Work or apps didnt run in such cases you can try instead of this..
    10-13-16 04:31 AM
  4. DrBoomBotz's Avatar
    yeah! Sure that will work Great But if the play store not Work or apps didnt run in such cases you can try instead of this..
    Do you mean side loading?
    10-13-16 07:56 AM
  5. Webbeh's Avatar
    If the play store doesn't work, the intermediates that get the APK for you won't work either.

    Unless they cache the APKs, in which case you should completely distrust that service.

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    10-13-16 08:47 AM
  6. traveler20's Avatar
    apktrain.com has left the station. Amtrak must have done a number on them, too. Web site’s dead. Nothing there any more.
    04-10-17 11:44 PM

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