While installing an android APK file you may face an error which display There is a Problem
Parsing the Package. Well this is a common error you may face while installing an APK while rather than downloading it from play store. So if you face this error then don’t freak out in today’s article I’m going to share some of the proven methods that will help you out in solving this error. So before we start first lets digg out the reason why we are facing this error.
Why Parsing the Package Error Occurs
These are some of the reasons due to which this problem usually occurs :
1) The application is not compatible with your device.
2) The application’s APK file may be partially downloaded or it may be corrupted.
How we can Fix There is a Problem Parsing the Package Error ?
Most of the time this error occurs due to corrupted APK file, So try to download the APK file again. If still the problem exist then you can try the solutions given below. These are some solutions that you can use to fix problem paring the package error.
Allow Installation from Unknown Source –
By default android device does not allow us to install APK files directly due to some security issues. So to install apk’s from other sources we need to enable allow installation from unknown source option present in our device settings. Just follow the below instructions to allow apps installing from unknown sources.
- Navigate to Settings and then select Security.
- Now just check on Unknown Sources.
- Now your device will be able to install APK files from other sources.
Download the App through Play Store –
There are chances that the file you have downloaded is corrupted, So I suggest you to download the application from play store. Also try to search for the application in play store if you can’t find the application in play store then simply it means your device is not compatible with that application.
Use Old Version of that App
The latest version of the application may not be compatible with your device so you can use old version of that application. How can I find the old version of that android application ? well its quick simple just head over to APK4Fun
and search for the desired application. Now you can find many version of that application, Simply download an old version and hopefully the error will be solved.