[SOLVED] Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB

Using APK files is one of the best ways to install apps, especially for those who have trouble with Google Play or want to save the device storage space. However, some people claimed that it’s hard to install apps that have both APK and OBB files. So, what is OBB? And how to download and install APK with OBB files? Let’s discover in today’s article. 

OBB Files – What you need to know?

For those who have no idea about OBB, here is the answer you will need.

Opaque Binary Blob, also known as OBB, is the file containing app data such as sound, graphics, and other large program data. Because of the fact that many apps, especially games can require a huge amount of data, APK files can not contain all the needed information. Thus, developers used OBB files as a perfect solution for heavy and bulky Android apps or games. In other words, OBB acts as a Zip file, manifest file, and it contains the basic information of an APK file.

Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
Download and install APK + OBB

Notes before installs app via APK and OBB files

In general, OBB installation is a bit more complicated than APK’s one. Therefore, you guys need a third-party app called ES File Explorer to help you extract the OBB files. If you want to download and install APK + OBB on PC, don’t forget to install an Android emulator like BlueStack on your device and let ES File Explorer be available on the emulator. ES File Explorer can be easily downloaded and installed via APK files, and this tool is compatible with most of the smartphone and Android emulators.

In addition to it, remember to check the internet network to get a perfect download speed. Consider the fact that most of the games/apps containing OBB files are the large-sized ones, the internet speed will decide how long you have to wait for the whole installation.

Besides, as mentioned above, apps with APK + OBB are often bulky, so let free your storage space to have enough memory for the OBB file installer.

To make the guide more intelligible to you, we will use PUBG APK and OBB file as the example for this post.

Now, let’s move to the instructions part.

How to install APK with OBB files

On Android smartphones

  1. Open your browser and access to ApktoVi, then search for PUBG Mobile on this site
  2. Tap on Download APK + OBB

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Download PUBG Mobile APK + OBB
  3. When the download ends, access ES File Explorer then choose Local > Internal Storage > Download

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
  4. You’ll see the zip file of Pubg mobile, long – press it then select More > EXTRACT TO > Choose path > sd card  > Android > obb > OK > OK

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Extracting the OBB file

Note: If there is no OBB folder existed in the Android folder, you need to create a new folder named Obb in the Android folder.

Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
Create OBB folder
  1. When the decompressing process ends, go to Local > Internal Storage > Android > Obb, tap on the apk file of PUBG and select INSTALL

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Start the installation
  2. You’ll see a notification when the installation ends, tap Open to play the game.

On PC/Laptop/Mac

  1. Open a browser via BlueStack, access to the website above and then find PUBG Mobile on this site
  2. Next, click on Download APK + OBB

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Download PUBG APK + OBB via BlueStack
  3. After that, open ES File Explorer > Local > Download or you can directly click on the Download button on the app

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Access Download section on ES File Explorer
  4. The zip file of PUBG will be stored here, tap on it. Next, select the first folder

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Select the first folder
  5. A file will appear, hold the left click mouse on this file til you see the green mark. Then, click on the Extract button

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Select Extract
  6. Next, select Choose path > /sd card/ > Android > Obb > OK and wait until the extract process ends.

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Decompress file
  7. Click on the Back button of BlueStack and select the second file

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Click the button Back and select the second file
  8. Choose INSTALL. When the installation has done, you can click on OPEN on the pop-up box to start playing.

    Easy way to download and install APK files with OBB
    Finish the app installation

All in all

So, you’ve been given the comprehensive guide to download and install APK + OBB on Android and PC. Hope that it’s useful to you guys. Thanks for supporting our team.