22 Jan 2014


How-to Copy OBB Folder into Android

This post is to show how-to copy OBB folder into your Android device. OBB folder is where the big size data usually come together with an APK file when you downloaded a big size (in MB or GB) of Android apps on the internet. The APK file only needs to be installed on your Android, while the OBB folder need to be extracted and copy into an OBB folder in your Android data directory.

For APK installation from other than Play Store make sure you enable “Allow installation of apps from sources other than the Play Store”. Go to Setting>Security and tick the box on the right.

Copy OBB folder in Android
  • You can use ES File Explorer to extract and copy your game OBB folder.
  • Tap on your OBB.zip file.
  • Choose ES Zip Viewer.
  • Choose extract, and choose the path of /sdcard/Android/obb.

Copy OBB folder using a PC
  • Connect your device with USB to your PC.
  • Extract the OBB.zip first to any folder (recommended: desktop).
  • Copy the extracted OBB folder.
  • Find the OBB folder in Phone\Android\obb and paste the game OBB folder.

Example of OBB folders