How to install XAPK Games and Apps?

What is XAPK File? How does it work?

XAPK is another package file format used on the Android operating system to install mobile applications and middleware. It’s somewhat similar to the APK format but also different. Simply speaking:

  • XAPK file = APK file + OBB data file
  • XAPK file = Base APK file + Split APKs file, The base and split configuration APKs contained in this APK bundle

Similar as APK and XAPK are, the installation processes of the two differ a lot. The XAPK is harder to install and can cause a big headache if you don’t use a handy tool. XAPK Installer app got you covered.

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What is App Bundle? How does it work?

The Android App Bundle is Android’s new, App bundle to generate the various APKs that are served to users, such as the base APK, dynamic feature APKs, configuration APKs, and (for devices that do not support split APKs) multi-APKs

What is OBB File? How does it work?

Google Play requires that the compressed APK that users download be no more than 100MB, Each time you upload an APK using the Google Play Console, you have the option to add one or two expansion .obb files to the APK, can be any format you choose (ZIP, PDF, MP4, etc.). Each file can be up to 2GB and it can be any format you choose developers can use XAPK file format to allow users download the APK file on Android without corruption.

OBB file Storage location & File name format

<shared-storage>/Android/obb/<package-name>/[main|patch].<expansion-version>.<package-name>.obb

What is APK File? How does it work?

APK is the acronym for “Android Package”, which is a package file format most widely used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile apps and middleware.

You need to  enable the “Unknown Sources” setting to install from xapk installer.

 

 

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