Saturday, 7 April 2012

How to Download Android Apps APK to Your PC from Android Market or Google Play


How to Download Android Apps APK to Your PC from Android Market or Google Play

download android market apk to pc

PART I : Setup Google Chrome to Disable SSL Error Warnings.

Step 1. Make two Shortcuts of Google Chrome on your Desktop.
Step 2. Right click one of them > Properties.
Step 3. Make sure you are on the ‘Shortcut’ Tab. Then infront of chrome.exe in Target box, Paste the following:

<Space Here>–ignore-certificate-errors
So it looks the following “C:\Users\YOUR-USERNAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe –ignore-certificate-errors”


Step 4. Press OK.
Step 5. Open the New Edited Shortcut > Open this [LINK] in the browser > Install the Extension.

PART II : Enter E-Mail ID – Password and Device ID.
Step 1. To get your Device ID, Open your Android’s Dial Pad.
Step 2. Type in the following number in the Dial Pad : *#*#8255#*#*
Step 3. It must open up GTalk Service Monitor, Scroll down until you see your E-Mail Address. You will find lines starting with JID and Device ID. Your email is JID, and your device id is a string that after android- prefix.
Example : If it shows android-123456789 , then your device ID is 123456789
gtalk service monitor

Step 4. Enter your E-Mail ID,Password and Device ID in the APK Downloader Options Page (Chrome > Tools > Extensions > APK Downloader > Options).

Options Page
PART III : Downloading APK files from Android Market or Google Play.
To download any Application’s APK from Android Market or Google Play, Go to the Install page of the App (i.e the page where it gives you the Install Button) then Look for the APK Download Button in the Address Bar of your Google Chrome, Hit it and your Download should start automatically.

APK Download Button


  1. Wow, muy buena informacion, yo ya pude
    descargar android, en mi celular

  2. Love it but I really miss flash so still not ready to be default browser for me yet. Love the look, and speed. Tabs are gorgeous and easy to manage. We need flash integration though!!

  3. Thanks so much for this tutorial! I did this for a friends wedding party and it worked jolly good. It lasts the whole evening