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How to enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T

Facing issue of unable to install apps from unknown sources on OnePlus 5T? First of all make sure enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T/OnePlus 5 devices. You can install third party apps on your OnePlus 5T device after enable it in your device. You’ll find unknown sources option under security & location settings in your OnePlus 5T device.

Sometimes third party apps or other sources application is harmful for your device. This OnePlus 5T unknown sources feature is helpful to install apps that not download from Google Play store. Follow below given step by step guide to enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T to manually install APK files.


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How to enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T/OnePlus 5

Step 1: Go to settings in your OnePlus 5T

Step 2: Tap on security & lock screen under personal section

Here you’ll see several sections including device security, fingerprint list, Face unlock, privacy and device administration.

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page and tap unknown sources under device administration

Step 4: Turn on toggle button of “Unknown sources

Now you can install any third party APK files outside of Google Play store without any trouble. But be careful from this unknown source app, sometimes it will slow down your device.

In latest android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 device is remove install unknown sources option. You can turn on unknown sources on app basic in your Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel and other Oreo supported devices. Follow below given two methods to enable unknown sources on android Oreo if you have Oreo devices.

1st Way: Enable install from unknown sources on android 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your Oreo

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap advanced

Step 4: Tap special app access

Here you can see several options such as modify system settings, battery optimization, Do not disturb, Picture-in-picture mode, unrestricted data access, Notification access and more.

Step 5: Scroll down up to end of the page and tap install unknown apps

You will see Chrome, Drive, Xender, Gmail and other apps.

Enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T

Step 6: Tap app want to enable

By default disable install unknown source on android 8.1 device.

Step 7: Enable allow from this source

2nd Way: Enable unknown sources android 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in your Oreo

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap app info

Step 4: Tap Chrome or other app

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Step 5: Tap install unknown apps under advanced section

Step 6: Enable allow from this source on android 8.0 Oreo

And that’s it. I hope above given steps helpful to enable unknown sources on OnePlus 5T device. Let us know in below comment section if you have any kind of trouble. We will respond as soon as possible.

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