Last updated: November 22, 2023
gplaycli is a Python based CLI tool to search, install and update Android applications from the Google Play Store. Follow the installation steps and you're ready to run it. gplaycli offers several options, please refer to its help (
-h) for more information.
If you're unsure about the package name (or AppID) of an app, you may perform a keyword based search for APKs (
$ gplaycli -s "google keep" Title Creator Size Last Update AppID Version Google Keep - notes and lists Google LLC 15.78MB 4 Sep 2019 com.google.android.keep 193510330 Maps - Navigate & Explore Google LLC 35.25MB 16 May 2019 com.google.android.apps.maps 1016200134 Google Google LLC 82.57MB 30 Aug 2019 com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox 301008048
Note that regional (Google Play) restrictions apply when using gplaycli. In order to access apps that are restricted in your country you can use alternative app stores such as the ones described in "Alternative App Stores".