[KB6563] Install ESET Mobile Security for Android from an APK file


  • You purchased your ESET Mobile Security product from eset.com
  • You were directed by Technical Support to download the APK installer file


Amazon Kindle devices

If you have an Amazon Kindle device, install ESET Mobile Security directly from the Amazon store.

  1. Download the APK installation file.

  1. If you downloaded the installer (.apk file) to your computer, transfer it to your Android device using Bluetooth or USB. If you downloaded the installer directly to your Android device, continue to step 3.

  2. Press and hold the installer file link. Tap OK → Open.

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  1. If you see the unknown apps installation warning, tap Settings and tap the toggle next to Allow from this source to enable it. (If you already have unknown sources enabled, skip to step 5)
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  1. Tap Install. If you are using Android 5, tap Next three times, then tap Install.
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  1. Tap Open.
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  1. Visit our related Knowledgebase article to complete the ESET Mobile Security for Android installation process starting with step 4.