ACMarket App Store – The Ultimate PlayStore Alternative
For Android users the world over, a brand-new app store has emerged and is fast proving to be more popular than the official store. ACMarket is an app store with a difference; the thousands of apps and games in the store are entirely free. Moreover, what’s even better is that many of them have been modified or tweaked with cool new features, making them work how they should do. Read on for download details.
How to Download ACMarket:
Installing ACMarket is quite easy, but you must follow the guide exactly as written; otherwise, the .apk file will not download.
Download the ACMarket.APK file by tapping the download button Open Settings on your Android device and go to Security Find and enable the Unknown Sources option – this is important; if you don’t do this, the file cannot be installed on your device Now go to your Downloads folder and find the .apk you downloaded Tap it to start the installation process Wait; when it’s a done, the new app icon is on your home screen – if it isn’t, go back and repeat the steps
How to Use ACMarket:
Once you have downloaded ACMarket, using it is very easy
Tap on the AC Market icon to open the app Pick an option – Apps (for hundreds of standard Android apps), Games (for hundreds of standard Android games) or Mods (for tweaked versions of some apps and games) Browse your category or use the search bar to find a specific app or game Tap on your app or game, follow the instructions on the screen to install it
Common Problems With AC Market:
While AC Market is a great Android alternative, there are times when it just won’t work. Don’t worry because there are several things you can try to get it working again:
Method 1: Reset App Preferences
The most common fix and the one that works for most people:
Open your Android Settings app Go to Apps (or App Manager, depending on your OS version) Tap on Reset App Preferences Tap on Reset Now Close Settings and try AC Market
If it still doesn’t work, try this
Method 2: Clear Package Installer Cache and Data
Open Settings>Apps (App Manager) Tap System Apps Tap Package Installer Tap Clear Data and Clear Cache options
Method 3: Enable Unknown Sources
If you missed this step from the download guide it wouldn’t work:
Open Settings Tap Security and enable Unknown Sources If AC Market still isn’t working, delete it Making sure Unknown sources is still enabled, install it again
Is ACMarket Safe?
Yes, it is 100% safe to use, and you do not need to root your device either. The developers of the installer took the long route to develop this, taking time to test it at every stage. While it is safe and it is monitored and updated regularly, you should still have anti-virus software on your device, just in case a rogue app slips in undetected.
If you need to remove ACMarket from your device for any reason, here’s how:
Launch Settings Tap Applications Find ACMarket in the list and tap it Tap on Uninstall ACMarket will now be deleted
If you want to try something different or ACMarket isn’t what you hoped for, have a look at these alternatives:
Panda Helper is the number one alternative, offering thousands of apps, games, a few tweaks and plenty of modified content. Its all free and fully supports Android.
The next best alternative is TutuApp. With iOS apps and games on offer not to mention Cydia tweaks, it’s well worth looking at, especially as it is free and has full Android support.
Do download ACMarket and let us know if you think it’s a better alternative to the official store. For more app recommendations and Android tips, you can follow us on Facebook.