Installing Apps without Google Play Store

Yes, this is possible. It might be necessary for self developed aps annd if Google Play Store is not installed. If Google Playstore is installed then apps should be installed with it so the possibility of getting malware is lower and updates to the apps are announced.

To install it without Google Play Store, the apps need to be available as <filename>.apk A good source to get such files is

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