What are APKs and how to install them #datafree

Most smartphones such as Samsung, Huawei and many more are Android phones. An Android app file is called an APK. iPhones are not Android phones and use different types of apps.

To install the app on your phone #datafree tap the APK link for the app you want. Depending on which cell phone you have you either be asked if you want to install the app, in which case tap install. Or you may be asked to change your security settings to allow installation of apps from sources other than Play Store. Slide the switch to on and then install the app. You should slide it back to off when the app is installed. One some phones the slider moves back automatically once the app is installed.

Go to Settings >> Unknown Sources

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use #datafree apps on an iPhone?

#datafree apps are currently only available on Android phones (e.g. Samsung, Huawei)

Can I use #datafree websites on an iPhone?

Yes! #datafree websites work on all phones and computers.

Can I use #datafree apps and websites outside of South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon, Zambia and Uganda?

Yes, #datafree apps and websites can be used anywhere in the world. Although they will use your airtime or data they are extremely efficient so will use much less than other apps or websites.

Can I use #datafree apps and websites with my mobile data switched off?

No, you must keep you your mobile data switched on to use #datafree apps and websites. However, your airtime and data balance will not reduce. You can even use #datafree apps and websites when you have zero airtime or data balance!

Can I use #datafree apps and websites if I don’t have any airtime or data?

Yes! #datafree apps and websites work perfectly if you have no airtime or data balance.