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[Tools, Tips & Tutorials] Installing APK file on your Redmi Note 2/Prime for noobies

Have you come across not being able to install some 3rd party “apk” file. What is apk? Apk simply means Android application package (APK).

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Then, how to install the apk from other sources.

1. Foremost, you need to activate the “Developer Option” on your device. Goto, Setting>About Phone>MIUI version and tap it, at least five times quickly. You will see a bubble popping up telling you that you are now a developer. Hooray.

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2. Next, goto Setting>Additional Setting>Developer Options>Allow Mock Location and enable it.

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3. For MIUI users, goto Settings>Additional Settings>Privacy>Unknown Sources, enable it.

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4. Now you ready to install the xxxxx.apk file.

Note: I am writing this from my mobile, so the graphic and images for easy viewing will be uploaded soon.

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