What are the best alternatives to Google Play Store?

  1. #1
    Written on April 20, 2017
    Denise Dixon
    "Up until now the Google Store was the only solid store for Android apps. I am so happy to have Aptoide. I like their interface and options a lot better."
  2. #2
    Written on September 15, 2017
    Sai Das
    "I started using AppBrain as an alternative to Google Play, but it still requires installing .apks from the GPS. The AppBrain monetization is sort of a joke, and you basically have to pay for better rankings. Still, I do like how clean their website is; if only the rest of their platform was as good."
  3. #3
    Written on May 27, 2017
    Billy Alvarado
    "I thought I would give this a try and boy was I disappointed. 1AppMarket is suppose to be an alternative to Google Play? How, it has nothing but issues. I loaded up the APK and instantly my phone regretted it. The whole thing is buggy and most things either are not supported are wouldn't download. I wouldn't recommend this."
  1. #4
    Written on September 14, 2017
    Carlos Alberto Santiago
    "I was looking for an alternative to the Google Play Store. I came across F-Droid and thought it may be worth a try. I really was impressed with the different open source products to choose from. In a way this sin't a replacement for Google Play Store but an extension of it. Especially if you can not find anything open source of value on the Google Play Store."
  2. #5
    Written on February 16, 2017
    Helen Baker
    "Google Play was getting old and they weren't giving me apps that I wanted. I wanted something fresh to get stuff from and found Mobogenie! It is the perfect solution to my needs and has all the apps, games, etc that Play has but MORE! I love it!"
  3. #6
    Written on April 22, 2017
    Tian Zhang
    "Amazon Appstore is a good alternative to the play store. It even has it's own currency system to buy games and in app purchases. The bad thing is that it doesn't have nearly as large of a variety of apps as the play store."
  4. #7
    Written on June 26, 2017
    Rishika Singhal
    "This is a good suggestion for an alternative to Google Play Store but the link doesn't show me what LG Smartworld has to offer. In fact, the link tells me that access is denied in the address bar. It doesnt really solve a problem if the link doesn't bring up all the cool things I can download."
  5. #8
    Written on June 22, 2017
    Esther Alcántara
    "1Mobile is very similar to the Google Play Store and iTunes, but for the Android systems including tablets and phones. 1Mobile has over 800,000 Android applications including Lifestyle, Finance, communication, and of course, games. With a "Recently popular" section a "Newly updated" section, and search capabilities, 1Mobile is a great place to find every app you need for an android device."
  6. #9
    Written on May 13, 2017
    Mario Mata
    "I like the Google Play Store but it's nice to have alternatives too. The Opera Mobile store is a great alternative to the Play store and has some pretty interesting apps and games. It's also nice because it shows stuff from other platforms too."
  7. #10
    Written on September 15, 2017
    Mark Ye
    "I was looking for the best alternative to Google Play Store, and I found GetApk. GetApk is a unique app that allows you to customize your apps and pair them up with the best and most compatible supporting apps."
  8. #11
    Written on February 15, 2017
    Zeng Long
    "APKMirror is not the prettiest site around (how about changing that orange theme?). But if you are one of those who prefer not to use Google Play Store, APKMirror is a solid alternative. If you think it's a bit sketchy, just remember that the site is run by the same folks who run Android Police."
  9. #12
    Written on March 9, 2017
    Aradhya Chauhan
    "DownloadAtoZ is a great APK resource. Sometimes when you're on the google store there are restrictions (such as country) to installing some apps. Using this APK download site you can just side load your desired apks and get past all that nonsense, so it's a great alternative to the store!"
  10. #13
    Written on September 14, 2017
    Ankita Jayaraman
    "Mobango is a great choice for an Android App store if you are searching for another market than Google Play. There are so many apps to chose from, as well as older versions of an app, in case a newer version isn't compatible. This works well for devices with older Android operating systems."
  11. #14
    Written on March 14, 2017
    Charles Medina
    "Each app submitted to be published on SlideMe is reviewed to ensure it meets the standards of the store. Since every app published on the store is reviewed and there are a large number of submissions it does take time for the review process. SlideMe also offers a free developer service to anyone who makes an account and paypal is accepted."
  12. #15
    Written on June 3, 2017
    Tina Zhang
    "I was trying to find an app to help my search stores for a certain product. I saw this website and thought it might help. I was able to find several apps that were exactly what I was looking for thanks to this website. It had an easy design that is easy to navigate."
  13. #16
    Written on September 14, 2017
    Frank Yi
    "GetJar helped me find the best apps to pass time while I was traveling. I found several awesome mobile games, places to watch TV and there were even social media messaging apps."
  14. #17
    Written on February 6, 2017
    Aaryan Lobo
    "Uptodown looks to be a download portal that is an alternative to many play stores including the Google Play Store. It looks very interesting. The only minor issue that I saw was that the page linked me to the Spanish version of the site. I would say it does address the problem."
  15. #18
    Written on September 14, 2017
    Jerry Black
    "I haven't heard of many alternatives to the Google Play store so the Blackmart app must be one of the only few alternatives. It has a variety of different apps in different languages. I'm guessing this can be accessed through your computer using a rooted Android device."
  16. #19
    Written on July 19, 2017
    Surabhi Chatterjee
    "I once got hacked by an app supposed safe app in the google play store so i became desperate for to find an alternative. I came to find blackberry world which was absolutly perfect. All the apps seem safe and useful. It very much rivals google play store but It is much better."
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  18. #21
    Written on March 25, 2017
    Gao Wei
    "This is a great resource. If you don't want to use the Google Play Store you can get apps here."
  19. #22
    Written on December 20, 2017
    Android Gaming
    "Apkecho provides hundreds of Android apps and games in apk format for free! You can find & download any type and category app or game easy and free! You can browse apps and games easily in appstore like clean and simple UI"
  20. #23
    Written on March 3, 2018
    Aaryan Kadam
    "This is a good solution because it has a lot of apps that are found in the Google Play Store. The apps can be downloaded from the website straight to your mobile device."

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Best alternatives to Google Play Store
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Aptoide Websites 267 Free
2 AppBrain Websites 234 Free
3 1AppMarket Websites 226 Free
4 F-Droid Websites 211 Free
5 Mobogenie Websites 204 Free
6 Amazon Appstore Websites 190 Free
7 LG SmartWorld Websites 177 Free
8 1Mobile Websites 163 Free
9 Opera Mobile Store Websites 146 Free
10 GetApk Websites 133 Free

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