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How to Download Flappy Bird Now That It’s Deleted from App Stores

How to download Flappy Bird is not as simple as going to the app store anymore after creator Dong Nguyen deleted the game for both the IOS and Android platforms. However, luckily for Android users, there are still ways to download the overwhelmingly popular game.

How to Download Flappy Bird - photo from Flickr

How to Download Flappy Bird – photo from Flickr

Although Flappy Bird is no longer available in any of the mobile app stores, phone users looking to get their hands on the hottest game can still find places to download it. While Apple IOS users may be out of luck, Android users have the option of downloading the original APK file from numerous sources.

Once the APK file is downloaded, all the Android user has to do is click on the download file and it will automatically install the game on your device. Before downloading, make sure that you go to your Android settings and allow downloads from outside sources.

Below are a list of sources that have the free Flappy Bird APK file for download:

APKAndroid

TechBeasts

SamadMalik

Dong Nguyen removed Flappy Bird on February 9, 2014 after garnering millions of downloads on both the IOS and Android platform. The game developer has not disclosed the specific reason as to why he deleted the game, however, many speculate it is for legal reasons due to the game’s similar appearance to Nintendo’s Super Mario franchise. Nguyen maintains that there were no legality issues with the game and told the press that he wanted to be left alone.

How to Download Flappy Bird Now That It’s Deleted from App Stores.

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