As an Android user, there is no way that you can avoid Google Play Store. This is the main source for apps and it already comes pre-installed on all Android devices. However, sometimes it might not be enough. There are certain apps that are not allowed on the Google Play Store because of its strict rules. More than that, the Play Store does have bugs from time, and it can be very frustrating to deal with its crashes. If you want to try something new, we have prepared a list of alternatives that can successfully replace the Google Play Store.
Slideme is a third party app store, that includes multiple payment options. It is possible to pay via Amazon Payments, PayPal or Fortumo. You don’t have to worry about your data either, since the app store comes with SlideGuard, a service that protects its users against leaks. There are various filters that can be used for apps, including their type and price.
There are three different versions of this app store. The default one is the variant that all Android users use. There is also Aptoide TV which works on streaming sticks and streaming boxes. Finally, we have Aptoide Lite, which works on low powered devices.
Getjar contains mostly free applications, although you might find some paid apps as well. You can also use Getjar to find some mods and hacks for your games. When you download Getjar make sure that you get it from a reliable source. You need to enable unknown sources in order to be able to download it.
This management toolkit application was launched for Windows at first. There are numerous apps available there, and you can also find Malware and Spam applications. Nonetheless, you should know that not all the apps here are reliable, so be extra careful.
Laura Modin has lived in Las Cruces her whole life. Laura has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and The The Santa Fe New Mexican. As a journalist for News Lair, Laura covers national and international developments.