Download .apk from Google Play Store

I recently needed to download an Android application from the Google Play Store to my computer and found gplaycli.

It can be installed on Debian with apt (make sure to use --no-install-recommends or you'll get hundreds of new unneeded packages).

Download did not work at first; I only got

$ gplaycli -d
Error while downloading : 'Server busy, please try again later.'

The solution was to put some Android Google account credentials into /etc/gplaycli/gplaycli.conf. Then I removed /home/cweiske/.cache/gplaycli/token and tried the download again - it worked.

Written by Christian Weiske.

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