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What does APK mean? The APK is the installation file for mSpy on Android devices. So the installation cannot be done without this file.

* All applications that run on Android have their APK file which must be installed.

To download the APK of mSpy, you must first buy a license: either a Basic license or a Premium license, depending on your needs.

You should know that this file is small, you usually need a few seconds to download it to the device that interests you. To run, install and activate mSpy you will need less than 5 minutes in most cases.

After installing the APK file, you can use all the monitoring functions provided by the application, from your control panel: mSpyonline.

Download APK on Android

After purchasing a Spy license, you must use your authentication details to access the online control panel at Then, you must launch the installation wizard and go to the next step. That is to say, you have to start the download process:

  1. First, approve the download of external files from the Play Store (Settings).
  2. Open a browser window on the mobile device (Chrome, Opera, etc.) and enter the URL indicated in the installation wizard.
  3. Start the download.

Then, you have to go to the download section of the browser to find and run the file in order to start the installation of the mSpy software.

The benefits of mSpy’s APK

Very fast installation: The APK installation file of mSpy offers a very fast and easy installation in a few minutes only. Once the file is executed you will need approximately 5 minutes to install the software.

Single installation: you run and install the software only once, then it updates automatically without your intervention on the monitored device.

Guaranteed security: the mSpy installer does not use viruses or any other type of malware, as many spyware. So the data from the monitored phone is not at risk.

Reduced weights: as mentioned above, the installation file has a weight of less than 10 Mb.

If you need further assistance or questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us from the support area. We are fully at your disposal to resolve any questions on this subject.

Additional APK File Information

The Android operating system uses a file format called APK for its applications. The acronym .apk means “Application Package File”. Despite being a format, it is also considered to be an extension of Android files.

The .apk extension is considered a version of the JAR format of the JAVA platform. It allows you to distribute and install bundled files for smart devices such as tablets and smartphones.

Files with the .apk extension can be read and verified by compression software such as WinRAR, Winzip, 7-Zip or Ark.

Take advantage of mSpy

Interested in learning more about mSpy accounts?

In this video, you are invited to discover details such as:

  • What are the differences between a Basic package and a Premium package?
  • When can you get a cheaper premium license?
  • What is the procedure (steps) for registering your account?
  • What are the conditions to be complied with in each case?

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