We all know that apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and much more are the top downloaded apps in the Google Play Store, but this doesn’t mean that they are the best apps available. There are a ton of Android apps that are not available in the Google Play store. Apparently, there are more than 1 million Android apps on Google Play store. Some of them are good, others, well not so much.
Due to their nature or non-compliance with certain Google policies, there are quite a few others who haven’t made into the official app store, and some are worth investigating. And as a result, most of us don’t even know these apps exist.
These apps are easy to install, so long as you know where to find them. Remember that in most cases you won’t be alerted when they are updated, so it’s a good idea to check back with the download location from time to time to ensure you’re always running the latest version. Also to install these APKs on your Android smartphone/tablet, be sure to enable Install from Unknown Sources from Settings.
Some of these apps may harm your device if you don’t use them right or download it from a wrong place. So, install and use them at your own risk.
Best and Useful Android Apps that are not available on Google Play:
1. Lucky Patcher:
Lucky Patcher is an app that gives you actual control over the permissions you assign to other apps installed on your android device. First, you have to root your phone before installing the app before you can start modifying app permissions, backing up and restoring apps, deleting excessive advertising and even circumventing license verification for premium apps.
- Remove ads from apps and games. The app can Identify the apps with an advertisement on your device. It can easily remove the ads.
- Remove license verification of pro apps. So you don’t need to buy anything from play store. Lucky patcher is able to remove in-app purchase verification.
- Modify app permission. The app can be used to remove any app permissions.
It’s better to make a full backup of your apps and data before using this app as it can possibly lead to loss of data. It can also remove Google Ads from the app.
2. WhatsApp Plus:
You might have heard from everywhere that WhatsApp Plus is not working anymore. But you can use it and do all the functions which were available in original WhatsApp which was made by the developers. WhatsApp Plus comes up with the new and amazing features of hiding last seen and few similar tricks which you will surely love it. You can change the theme of WhatsApp and give it to your friends easily by sharing them as a theme.XML files.
- Hide last seen, Blue ticks and second ticks.
- Always Online mode, Option to disable voice calling.
- You can change launcher icon of WhatsApp.
- Save, load and share your themes with your friends.
- Configure pictures pixels and size of the images.
- You can share high-quality images.
Update: WhatsApp has suspended accounts of some WhatsApp plus user. Using third-party application is against their T&C. So use WhatsApp plus at your own risk. > Option to directly call over the phone.
3. WiFi Kill:
WifiKill APK is basically a wifi network controller app. It can disable the internet connection of other devices connected to the same wifi network. It is a very useful tool for wifi internet users, using which you can cut other people off from a common wifi network and allocate all the bandwidth to yourself.
- You can see the list of devices in the wifi network that you are using.
- WifiKill can show the data transfer rate (download, upload) of grabbed devices.
- You can monitor the network activity of any device using wifi.
- Names of the devices connected to the network are displayed.
- Most importantly, you can cut off the net connection of any device which is connected to the same wifi network as yours.
- It works on tablets too.
Search for devices on the network by name or IP address. Generate a fake MAC address on your Android.
4. Network Spoofer:
Network Spoofer lets you change websites on other people’s computers from an Android phone. After downloading simply log onto a Wifi network, choose a spoof to use and press start. It is like an advanced version of WiFi Kill. You can redirect traffic of any internet user on the same network. Like redirecting them to a new web page or replacing words or images in a website. Please note that there is no intention for Network Spoofer to include any malicious features.
- Flip pictures upside down.
- Flip text upside down.
- Make websites experience gravity.
- Redirect websites to other pages.
- Delete random words from websites.
- Replace words on websites with others.
- Change all pictures to Trollface.
- Wobble all pictures/graphics around a bit.
- A few custom modes for you to have your own fun!
Note: This application is a fun demonstration of how vulnerable home networks are too simple attacks, with permission of the network owner – DO NOT attempt to use Network Spoofer on any corporate or other non-residential networks.
TubeMate is a YouTube downloader app which is not allowed on the Play Store due to Google restrictions.
- You can download YouTube videos in various formats and resolutions.
- It also supports downloading video from websites such as Facebook, Vimeo, and DailyMotion, etc.
- You can also download them as an audio file.
You are advised to download the APK from verified websites, as there are a lot of fakes, infected TubeMate APKs on the Internet.
This is the best app that will let you stream videos, TV shows and lots more for free of cost. This app also features a directory of descriptions of video content with links to third-party online resources. There is no app like VideoMix with unlimited movies and TV show episodes to watch for free online.
The app lets you watch as well as download your favorite movies to your device so you can enjoy them later. Also, there will be no need to sign up etc in this app, just open the app search out your favorite media and start streaming.
- Unlimited movies and TV shows in the huge expansive library, available for free.
- Videos from the same site provided under one header, to make sorting easy.
- Attractive interface that is easy to use.
- Big icons to sort through content easily.
- IMDb ratings, Bookmarking, download and torrent links available from same simple options bar.
- Synopsis, genre list and time of broadcast and more information available in just a tap, so you can choose your favorite content to watch easily.
- Small in size, easy to download from the internet.
Unfortunately, this app is no longer available. But there are other options available.
NetEase Cloud Music is an app to stream music and download songs to your device’s memory. NetEase Cloud Music is something like a free Chinese Spotify that gives unlimited access to almost any songs. NetEase Cloud Music is an excellent app for music fans.
It has more and better features than the majority of apps in this genre. An absolutely essential app for anyone who wants to listen to music without having to pay for it. No ads or subscription. You can download audio and see lyrics within the app.
8. OG YouTube:
OGYouTube is a unique YouTube client that lets you download any video from YouTube directly. In general, OGYouTube works exactly like the official YouTube client. OG YouTUbe will enable most of the awesome functions which we want on official YouTube.
- “Audio Only” Downloading: Along with video you can download any video in mp3 format by using Og YouTube, now no need to use any third party mp3 converter to download “audio only” from any YouTube video.
- Multiple Video Downloading: You can also download multiple videos from YouTube in the same time, no forget that you have to wait for 1st video download finish before putting another video on download. OG YouTube will you feature of downloading multiple videos at same time.
- Rename The Video: You can rename any video which you are willing to download from YouTube, then there will be the option for renaming the video with any title which you like.
- Background Playing: One of the best features of Og YouTube, you can play videos in the background too so no need to stay on the app until the video finishes, you can run videos in the background if you want to run any other app at the same time.
But that’s not all, you can also play video when the screen is OFF or even in a pop-up resizable window.
Adskip is a free ad blocker that allows you to block annoying ads and domains known to spread malware. Adskip uses filters that you choose to block all unwanted elements such as video ads, pop-up ads, web ads and many other Internet ads.
And what it does instead of disabling the app (which kills the ads revenue for people like us). It only mutes the video ads. So, the ads play just like that and you just won’t hear anything.
10. X-posed framework:
Xposed is a framework for modules that can change the behavior of the system and apps without touching any APKs. That’s great because it means that modules can work for different versions and even ROMs without any changes. It’s also easy to undo. As all changes are done in the memory, you just need to deactivate the module and reboot to get your original system back.
The best tool for your rooted Android that has a capability to fully customize your Android looks according to you. All these changes are been done without flashing ROM. Extremely powerful and continuous support from devs.
11. Media River:
Media River Inc. develops contextual search platforms. It offers a ClickSurge platform that enables Web publishers to guide Internet users to the publishers online content in a widget-based delivery model, as well as allows to link the content of various types, including video, music, pictures, and text onto various Web pages based on the properties of that Web pages.
One of the best apps that you will love to have in which you can search and download quickly music, books, Android apps, wallpaper from your Android. So must give a try to this app and have great new experience.
MiXPlorer (Mix of Explorers) is one of the best Android file managers with a neat user interface and plenty of features that should appeal to both casual and power users alike. MiXplorer is a fast, smooth, beautiful, reliable and fully-featured file manager with a simple and intuitive user interface. However, unlike the File Manager, MiXplorer support 19 cloud storages such as Google Drive, Dropbox, MEGA, and Onedrive for free can also cut/paste multiple separate things instead of one at a time.
This app has no ads, is and will always remain completely free. It is Easily themed with customization option which lets you select any color you like and it had Powerful Text Editor.