How to Install Minecraft APK
Minecraft, a world-renowned sandbox game developed by Mojang, allows players to build, explore, and survive in a blocky, pixelated world. While many of us are familiar with its desktop version, there’s also a pocket edition available for Android devices. This guide will walk you through the steps to install the Minecraft APK on your Android device.
Step-by-step Guide to Install Minecraft APK
Download the APK File
- First and foremost, you will need the Minecraft APK file. You can either purchase it from the official Minecraft website or download it from minecraftapks.net.
Enable ‘Install from Unknown Sources
- By default, Android devices do not allow installations from unknown sources (i.e., outside of the Google Play Store) due to security reasons.
- To enable APK installations, go to your device’s ‘Settings’.
- Navigate to ‘Security’ or ‘Lock screen & security’.
- Find the ‘Install unknown apps’ option and toggle it on. If asked, choose the browser or app you plan to use for the download.
Locate and Install the APK
- Once you’ve downloaded the Minecraft APK, navigate to your device’s download folder using a file manager.
- Tap on the downloaded APK file.
- A prompt will appear asking for your confirmation to install the application. Click ‘Install’.
- The installation will begin, and once completed, an ‘App installed’ message will be displayed.
- Once the installation is complete, click on the ‘Open’ button to launch Minecraft or locate the app in your device’s app drawer and tap on it.
Log in and Play
- If you’ve purchased the game, you’ll be prompted to log in with your Mojang or Microsoft account. After logging in, you’ll have access to the full game.