Allow App Installations from Unknown Sources - Motorola

Caution Your device and personal data are more vulnerable to threats such as Ransomware from apps downloaded from unknown sources. Here's some additional info about downloading from unknown sources and protecting your device against Ransomware.

Android® 8.x & higher

  1. From a Home screen, navigate to Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. Tap Advanced.
  4. Tap Special access.
  5. Tap Install unknown apps.
  6. Select the unknown app then tap the Allow from this source switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.


Android® 7.x & below

  1. From a Home screen, navigate to Settings.
  2. Tap Security.
  3. From the Device Administration section, tap on Unknown sources switch to turn on or off.
  4. To continue, review prompt then tap OK.