Downloading applications from other sources
When your device is set to allow downloads from sources other than Google Play™, you can download applications directly from other websites by following the relevant download instructions.
Installing applications of unknown or unreliable origin can damage your device. Only download applications from reliable sources. Contact the application provider if you have any questions or concerns.
To allow the download of applications from other sources
- From your Home screen, tap .
- Find and tap Settings > Security.
- Drag the slider beside Unknown sources to the right.
- Tap OK.
Some applications may need to access data, settings and various functions on your device in order to work properly. Only install and give permissions to applications that you trust.
You can view the permissions granted to a downloaded application by tapping the application under Settings > Apps.