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[] How To Download APKs Of Your Favorite Apps and MIUI Apps Using Mi App Store?

2019-05-24 18:10:21
2014 17
Dear Mi Fans,
    It's been a long-standing tradition for Android users to backup their apps using third party programs like APK Extractor, App Backup & Restore, Android Assistant. You might be thinking, why do I need to backup my apps in the first place? Well, everytime, you format or factory reset your phone, or the app is not working properly after updating, you need to search and re-download it either from Play Store, Mi App Store or from independent websites, which consumes lots of your valuable Internet data, and more importantly, time. But, if you already have your apps in APK form, then you're sorted.

     To download APKs, you don't need any third party app, but Mi App Store will do it for you, without any additional Internet data consumption. For that you just have to follow steps as follows:
1. Open the Mi App Store.


2. The default screen will be Recommended apps with some options like Coins, Games & Tools at the bottom. Click on the Tools option, which will open a Tools page for you.


3. In the Tools page, click on the Settings icon, at the top right corner.


4. In the Settings menu, search and disable the option, "Delete Package: Delete The Package after Installing".


    Now, it's done. Everytime you Download/ Update your apps using Mi App Store, the APK files of the apps will be stored on your phone.

To access the downloaded APK files:

1. open up the File Manager/ Explorer app.


2. Open AndroidData folder, locate & open 'com.xiaomi.mipicks' folder.

   


3. Click on Files folder & then, open APK folder which contains all the APKs of the apps you've downloaded or updated using Mi App Store.

   

    And as if by Mi-gic (yes, I groaned at that one), your apps are all there, ready to be reinstalled at the click of a button :)
Note: Please, feel free to give your opinions and feedback in reply.

Thanks to Prince26712 for the original thread



2019-05-24 18:10:21
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Anjar Arkhana | from Redmi Note 5A

#1

nice info sir., so thanks for ur shared
2019-05-24 21:27:51

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BJW33 | from app

#2

Great in-depth information. Cheers for the time and effort.
2019-05-25 00:03:55

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Wooky63 | from app

#3

Great to know that apps are backed up, great tip, thanks.
2019-06-08 07:52:31

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deemnstarz | from app

#4

thanks good to know..
2019-06-30 22:15:17

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Jonner83 | from app

#5

am still struggling on REDMi 7note i dont get same appearance on mi app store
2019-10-06 06:41:54

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Torlyn Author | from app

#6

Jonner83
am still struggling on REDMi 7note i dont get same appearance on mi app store

What do you mean, appearance?
2019-10-06 14:21:45

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Jonner83 | from Redmi Note 7

#7

Torlyn
What do you mean, appearance?

when am on the app there is no option of tools etc could i be using the wrong app maybe? sorry new to all this type
2019-10-06 19:43:44

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Torlyn Author |

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Jonner83 replied at 2019-10-06 12:43:44
when am on the app there is no option of tools etc could i be using the wrong app maybe? sorry new to all this type

Ah, gotcha. Not on a standard Xiaomi ROM right now, so can't check, will do in a day or two, it could be that, since the thread was written, the option was removed
2019-10-06 22:39:47

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Jonner83 | from Redmi Note 7

#9

ok thanks also in the app settings there is no options like in picture shown. thanks forbyour help
2019-10-07 17:07:40

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Torlyn Author |

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Jonner83 replied at 2019-10-07 10:07:40
ok thanks also in the app settings there is no options like in picture shown. thanks forbyour help

OK, is it the old mi store, or the new one, called getapps?
2019-10-07 17:41:56
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