What is a .XAPK File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .xapk extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .xapk file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .XAPK file?

The file extension .XAPK stands for Compressed Android Package File. The format of this compressed file is zip.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .xapk file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .XAPK file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .XAPK file on various operating systems.

How to open a .XAPK file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .xapk file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Pure APK Install software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Pure APK Install software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XAPK file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Pure APK Install software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XAPK file on Android

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .xapk file on Android in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .XAPK file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the APKPure software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .xapk file on Android is APKPure. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .XAPK file?

If you are still unable to open the .XAPK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XAPK file.xappl – Spoon, .xar – MAGIX, .xar – Microsoft, .xas – Parametric Technology, .xba – Oracle. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .XAPK file with the Pure APK Install program on Windows and APKPure software on Android.