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Learn How To Disable Play Protect on Android Streaming Devices

What is Google’s Play Protect:

Google Play Protect is a security feature set in place by Google that protects users from potential malware/viruses from unverified applications.

This security feature actually scans all of the apps on your Android device every day to prevent the installation of harmful software.

Overall, if you do choose to disable play protect on your Android device, just keep in mind you may be putting your device at risk when it comes to viruses/malware from unverified software.

If you don’t want to alter your device settings, then you can just install verified Streaming Apps on your device from the Google Play Store.

You can refer to the official Google developers site for more information on Play Protect.

Google Play Protect – Official Page


Recently, due to changes with Google’s Play Protect feature, more APK’s are now being flagged. Users are reporting that they are not able to sideload 3rd party apps like Cinema HD and UnlockMyTV due to Play Protect. In this guide, we will be showing you how you can disable Google’s Play Protect feature on Android streaming devices.

By disabling Google’s Play Protect security feature you will instantly be able to start downloading your favorite APK’s. Don’t let this security feature stop you! Follow the video guide below to learn how to disable Google Play Protect.

Disabling Google Play Protect security feature:

To disable this feature simply follow the video guide:

Security Notice:

As you have seen, third-party apps are being flagged saying “Even if you have heard of this app or the developer, it’s still dangerous to install an app from an untrusted source.” You should only install apps from sources you know!

By disabling Google Play Protect you are leaving your device susceptible to 3rd party apps that can carry or contain virus/malware. Users should take note of what they are installing and who from after disabling this feature! Do so at your own risk.

If you want to be sure you are downloading safe applications we highly suggest that you run a virus scan before installing these APK’s.

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