? Options for banned apps from Google Play

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  1. x13darkmatter

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    First off. Please clarify if I'm mistaken but with a rooted Android one can install an app that is normally not offered/ banned from the store. Correct? Does the rooted phone also need a custom rom or is just root necessary?
     
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    Not sure what you're getting at. But you can side load apps without root. Any certain app that you're interested in?
     
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    Side load apps. OK good. I'm looking in particular for a YouTube to mp3 download app. But I have read and searched on G. Play they won't allow it because of some policies of theirs. Are there any underground to say markets to meet these types of demands? Google Market won't provide it so Joe blow created an app that's available to the users.

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    This forum doesn't condone getting apps from anywhere other than approved, legit app Stores. Basically Google and Amazon.
     
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    Just Google app name followed by apk and you can get any app.
     
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    Just know you take the risk of what ever malware may be associated with the site or app.

    Also you know you can do the same with Google music/YT music right?
     
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    Search the Play Store and the Amazon App store. Both have exactly what you're looking for.
    I know some of them don't work all that well, but some do.

    S5 tap'n
     
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    That's not just a Google Play rule. That's for copyright protection. It's against the law to download copyrighted audio without permission from the creator and/or paying for it.

    With that said, if you're trying to convert a YouTube video to mp3 that doesn't use copyrighted material, there are websites where you can do so for free from the computer. I've never tried one from an android device, but I did use one on PC once where you basically just put in the link of the YouTube video, click convert, and then download the mp3 after processing. That may work without an app. You could create a shortcut on your homescreen once you find one and it would function basically like a web app.
     
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