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If you cannot download the ExpressVPN Android app from Google Play or an equivalent app store, you can download its APK file from the ExpressVPN website. APK, which stands for Android Package Kit, is the file format that Android uses to distribute or install apps. It allows you to install apps on your device manually without Google Play or an app store.

Important: The ExpressVPN website is the only trusted and reliable source from where you should download the APK of the ExpressVPN Android app. You are strongly advised against downloading it from any third-party providers, which can spread viruses or malware to your device.
Important: The ExpressVPN Android app requires Android 5.0 or above to run.

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1. Enable APK installations on your Android device
2. Download the APK file of the ExpressVPN Android app

1. Enable APK installations on your Android device

By default, Android disables APK installations for security reasons. To download the APK file of the ExpressVPN Android app, you will have to enable APK installations on your device. Follow the instructions specific for your device version and phone brand below.

Android 8 or above

Samsung devices

  1. On your device, tap Settings > Apps.
  2. At the top-right, tap Vertical ellipsis..
  3. Tap Special access > Install unknown apps.
  4. Tap the browser from where you will download the APK, such as Chrome.
  5. If prompted, toggle Allow from this source on.

Non-Samsung devices

  1. On your device, go to Settings.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications > Advanced.
  3. Tap Special app access.
  4. Tap Install unknown apps.
  5. Tap the browser from where you will download the APK, such as Chrome.
  6. If prompted, toggle Allow from this source on.

Android 7 or below

  1. On your device, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Security.
  3. Under Device administration, toggle Unknown sources on.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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2. Download the APK file of the ExpressVPN Android app

Follow these instructions to download the APK file of the ExpressVPN Android app.

Important: After the download is complete, you should disable APK installations for the app from where you just downloaded the APK file immediately. This helps you prevent installing potentially harmful or malicious apps from unsafe sources.

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