On the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge you can use many different apps using the Google Play Store. Not only the Google Play Store, the apps also can be downloaded from Amazon App Store or another source. For example: WhatsApp can be downloaded on the official website as “.apk” installation file.
If you have APK files on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge and you want to install them, it means you have to allow the installation outside the Google Play Store on your Android device. We would like to show you how to install APK file on your Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.
How to Install APK Files
Open the menu and tap on the Settings, here you will find “Lock Screen and Security”. Scroll in this submenu, and you will see “Unknown sources”. Tap on it to allow the installation of an APK file.
Now, tap on the APK file on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, then the installation wizard will automatically start.
We recommend you to disable this setting after installing the app manually, because outside the Google Play Store there is no check of malware takes place. You can enable this option only if you want to install one or more apps manually on your Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.