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Xiaomi App Store English Download

Xiaomi App Store should be a familiar thing to Android users who often keep an eye on the Google Play store alternatives. It is currently one of the top 10 App Stores in China. With more than 100 million users globally, it has approximately 10 billion total downloads after the global app developer site is up. This is simply amazing and Xiaomi App Store is definitely one craze every Android user ought to be on. It doesn’t matter if you don’t read Chinese because the English version is now available. There are many English apps uploaded to Xiaomi App Store by developers from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore, making Xiaomi app market more interesting.

For those who have heard of Xiaomi App Store but never try it before, you may follow the step by step guide here to install Xiaomi market on any Android phones, tablet or any MIUI devices. It is free to download Xiaomi App Store APK so you don’t have to pay a single penny. Once you download Xiaomi App Store on your Android, you will be amaze by the unprecedented apps on the store. Many of them are not available in the Google Play.

How to Install Xiaomi App Store on Android

Step 1: On your Android phone or tablet, go to Settings -> General -> Security. Under Device administration, scroll down and look for “Unknown source”. Check on it to allow installation of non-Market apps. This will allow you to install Xiaomi App Store APK on your device. Tap on OK if you are prompt with a warning message.

Android unknown sources

Step 2: Connect your Android device to the internet. Open a web browser, it can be Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or anything. Access to or You will see Xiaomi app store here. This is the web browser version and you can tap on any app to install it right away if it is a free app.

Step 3: Tap on the green Install button to download the app (as shown in the screenshot here). The download of the APK file should begin in a few seconds.

Xiaomi app store

Step 4: Once the download is complete, tap on the APK file and then tap on Package Installer. Xiaomi Market will prompt you a message. Tap on the Install and the installation will begin automatically.

Xiaomi market

Step 5: In less than a minute, you should be able to see Xiaomi App store (MiMarket) is installed. Tap on Open and you will be redirected to Xiaomi Market. Everything in the app will be in English including buttons, search bar and app description if your phone language is set to Enlish. Back to your Android home screen and you should be able to see Xiaomi logo which is an orange bag icon. It is the same thing in Xiaomi mi3 and Xiaomi box.

Xiaomi app

Top 10 Xiaomi App Store Alternatives: AppCake, AppChina, HiMarket, Gfan, Approb, Wandoujia, Kuaiyong, 360 Market, Blackmart and Aptoide.

Tips to Use Xiaomi App Store

Other than apps developed in China, there are also some paid apps available in Xiaomi App Store for free. However, it is recommended to double check the developer’s background when downloading apps from third party developers. Apps like MiTalk Messenger, MiTalk for Mface, Mi Ba, Xiaomi app lock and Xiaomi app drawer can be downloaded for free.

Have you tried the Xiaomi App Store yet? Xiaomi App Store was created in May 2012. It takes only two and a half years to achieve almost 50 million downloads each day. Isn’t it a crazy milestone?

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Wandoujia Let You Download Free Android Apps

While you might not even heard of Wandoujia, this China-based Android app store is serving over 200 million Android users worldwide. Wandoujia (known as SnapPea in English version) was founded in December 2009 by an ex-employee of Google, Wang Junyu, with the vision to allow every Android user to collect everything they love into their Android phones, for instance, documents, media, files, music, apps, games, and others. The company aims to use the coolest technology to create the simplest thing that gives Android user the best value. In short, the existence of Wandoujia is to solve any problems occured in the Android market today. Within a few years, Wandoujia has become China’s most sought-after Android app store.

Wandoujia logo
Wandoujia logo

Other than providing free apps and games, this world-leading Android app store makes a smartphone work easier to serve its master. It is the only software that works together with Windows OS and allow you to manage your Android phone from a PC in an uncomplicated way. PC user can download Wandoujia to their desktop and install the program. Wandoujia PC version allowed a user to search for any Android apps he wants and download the app to the PC instantly. The app can be transfer to any Android phones or tablet with a few clicks. Isn’t it simple?

Wandoujia screenshot
Wandoujia Screenshot on Android

Of course it has other reason being the most popular Android app store in China. Two months ago, Wandoujia released its latest video search feature which is currently unbeatable. Users can search for any video, movie, or series and watch it with streaming or they have the option to download it and watch later. All the features are built-in and there is not necessary to download other video player. 99% of common videos can be founded because it combines videos from other famous video databases such as Youku, Sohu, Tudou, and others. Another 1% videos can’t be found are usually homemade videos or memes that is uploaded. Perhaps Wandoujia team is still working on this issue as the alpha version was just released. Most of the apps, games, music, and videos available in Wandoujia are free of charge. It is free to download Wandoujia PC version and the Mac sync app. Almost everything is free on it except some extraordinary app which cost from a few cents up to a few dollars.


While Wandoujia and SnapPea are serving millions of Android devices throughout the country, there is an option to download APK file from the program and install an app to iOS devices through Mac OS X. iOS users will first have to download SnapPea PC version (Wandoujia English version) here and connect both the PC and iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch) together through USB or WiFi, then you can transfer the APK file to iOS device. This process allows you to install an iPhone app manually. It may be complicated for beginners but it is worth to give a try because it you can install a lot of free apps to an iOS device.

Wandoujia and SnapPea competitor in the Android market: 360 market, AppCake, Approb, Kuaiyong, 91 hiapk, Anzhi, Xiaomi,, Gfan, Baidu Market, Tencent myapp, and AppChina.