How to Enable Install Unknown Sources in Pixel 4a

Here’s how to enable unknown sources in Google Pixel 4a 5G. When you allow installing unknown apps on Pixel 4a, you can easily install apk file or third-party apps without downloading from the play store. Sometimes install third-party apps causing issues or damage your Android phone and loss the data. You can enable unknown sources on Pixel 4a using apps & notification settings. Compatible with Pixel 5, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL.

How to Enable Unknown Sources in Google Pixel 4a 5G

Step 1: Swipe down the notification tray at the top and touch on the “Settings gear (Cog)” icon.

Apps and notification settings in your Google Pixel 4a 5G

Step 2: Touch “Apps & notifications”.

Advanced settings to install third party app in your Pixel 4a

Step 3: Touch on “Advanced”.

Special app access settings to enable unknown sources in Pixel

Step 4: Scroll at the end and touch “Special app access”.

Enable Install unknown apps in Pixel 4a

Step 5: Touch on “Install unknown apps”.

You can see available apps like Chrome, Drive, Facebook, Gmail, WhatsApp, etc.

How to Enable Unknown Sources in Google Pixel 4a 5G

Step 6: Touch any “App” from the list.

By default turned off unknown sources in your stock Android devices.

How to Enable Install Unknown Sources in Pixel 4a

Step 7: Toggle on “Allow from this source”.

How to Install Apk file on Google Pixel 4a 5G

Step 1: Open the download folder and tap on “APK file” in your Pixel 4a.

You can see this message: For your security, your phone is not allowed to install unknown apps from this source.

Enable install unknown apps in Google Pixel 4a

Step 2: Touch on “Settings”.

Turn Off Install Unknown Sources on Pixel 4a

Step 3: Toggle on “Allow from this source” and go back.

How to Install Apk file on Google Pixel 4a

Step 4: Touch on “Install”.

You can see the app installed message on the screen when you complete the process.

Check Also: How to Change Default Apps in Pixel 4a 5G

How to Turn Off Install Unknown Sources on Pixel 4a

Turn Off Install Unknown app on Pixel 4a 5G

Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Special app access > Install unknown apps > Tap the App > Toggle off Allow from this source

How to Change App Permission on Google Pixel 4a 5G

Change App Permission on Google Pixel 4a 5G phone

Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Permission manager > Select the category > Tap any app > Choose from Allow all the time/Allow only while using the app/Ask every time/Deny

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