How to Download PUBG Mobile Open Beta in Android and iOS

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PUBG Mobile Open Beta is finally available today February 9, 2018 and you’re probably looking how to download and play the game right on your mobile device. The game is now available world-wide and in English language.

You can download directly the game at Google Play for Android and App Store for iOS. You may also download the APK for Android and Emulators on this link.

For countries that currently blocked these games, you may still play the game and use a VPN, a reliable one are the ProtonVPN from Mozilla, it’s free and let’s you access the game anywhere you’re.

* UPDATE 03/20/2018 * – PUBG Mobile is now available in all countries. You can now play and download the game without VPN. Read More

* UPDATE 03/15/2018 * – A new English version of PUBG Mobile is now available in Google Playstore but region locked to Canada. Read more ->

Note: Content below are outdated.

Will show you how to download a clean copy of the game fresh from the game publisher Tencent. Be careful on some sites that give you direct download to the APK as this may contain malicious program.

Downloading the Prerequisite App and the game.

Before anything else, you have to register and download the WeChat app. This app is essential to give you an instant account in the game. You can download WeChat at:

  • Google Play:
  • App Store:

To download the PUBG Mobile Open Beta, download the TapTap app (popular App store in china) at ( then click the download button for your device Android or iOS. Once the download is complete, install the app. Don’t forget to allow installation to unknown sources to complete the installation. After the installation, open the TapTap app and click the search icon. Then type “pubg” in the search field. Click the first result 绝地求生:刺激战场 or the app with 8.7 rating. If you still cannot find the app, usually you can find this app on the homepage or by directly going to this link Now, download the PUBG mobile game and wait until it completes. The file is 500mb in size and it needs an additional 1GB storage for installation. If you encounter an error saying App is not installed, you need to free up some space to complete the installation.

Creating Account and Starting your first Match

On this step, we assume you already have WeChat installed in your device and already created an account for it. Now, let’s open the PUBG Mobile app and on the menu screen choose the WeChat login the one with green button. Once you click it grant access to your WeChat account and your PUBG Mobile account will be created. Now, you’re ready to create your character. If you’re familiar with PUBG interface, you should have no problem identifying the menu and understanding the language doesn’t really matter. There are some banner before entering the lobby and you might have problem closing this one, to close this banner just double tap the X button. You’re now ready to start your first match, just click the Yellow button on the Upper Left corner of the screen to start. Now, get your first chicken dinner and enjoy the game.

Common Problems

iOS user unable to download, asking to change to China store For iOS user, you have to change your App Store country to China. To do this, go to Settings > Your Account Name > iTunes & App Store. Then Tap your Apple ID, then tap Country/Region. Now change your country to China (Example: China, Shanghai, 201800) and then tap next. Then you just have to Agree to Terms and Conditions and ready to go. Crash problem in iOS, White background The PUBG mobile lightspeed version ( is commonly have problem with the iOS device, showing White background. We suggest you to use the Timi version of the game. You can download it at

Frequently Asked Question

Is there anyway to Change Language in PUBG Mobile?  Currently, there are no patch or settings to change the language to English. How to Start Solo, Duo or Squad Match On the first yellow button on the left corner of the screen. Press the dropdown button. The first selection should be Solo, second is Duo and the last option is squad. Side by Side Translation Chinese to English To help you understand the initial text in the game, here are the side by side translation to english. Main Lobby: Basic Settings: Picture Settings: Firing Settings: Vehicle Movement Settings: Sensitivity Settings: Loot Settings: Record Settings:

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  • Mark ivan February 9, 2018 7:41 pm

    I still cant dl it for my ios in uae. Its saying that i need to change to chinese store. When i change it and go to taptap app and try to dl pubg its saying that i cant dl it and i need to go back to emiarti store. Please help

  • Erwin Bantilan February 9, 2018 7:51 pm

    Hi, have you tried going to the apple store link of the game?

    • Salim February 10, 2018 1:10 pm

      Pls help me when I press the green one to sign with we chat I wait a little bit then it sends me a message and I have to press OK then I press it and the game closes for me pls help me

      • Marc Romero February 13, 2018 1:15 am

        Me too…. there should be a yellow button to press, and play the game.

  • matthias February 10, 2018 12:27 pm

    Hi guys i can’t creat a account WeChat in Réunion Island :/ . anyone can help me ? . thanks

  • Erwin Bantilan February 10, 2018 4:10 pm

    Hi matthias, have you tried using a VPN to create an account for it?

  • Joshua Ruiz February 10, 2018 4:47 pm

    is there anyway you can make a screen by screen translation slide show to show what means what and how to add friends and invite them

    • Erwin Bantilan February 11, 2018 2:55 pm

      Hi Joshua, we updated the post with english transalation..

  • Jonathan February 11, 2018 11:07 am

    Please help fails to install and I have 8gb of storage free…. android galaxy Note 3

  • Baro February 11, 2018 12:01 pm

    Hi guys i have a problem . I cant install the game why??? (Note:i have j7 2016)

  • Baro February 11, 2018 12:07 pm

    I have 7 gb free space

  • afsagsa February 11, 2018 9:03 pm

    I cannot download it. it says app not downloaded

    • Erwin Bantilan February 12, 2018 12:43 pm

      Hi, kindly free up some storage space to install the game..

  • Jan February 12, 2018 10:55 am

    Ay i downloaded the game and when the loading screen finished it shows a chinese message with a bunch of numbers and it gives me 2 options 1 to close the app and 1 to restart the loading screen. Pls help wtf do i do

    • Erwin Bantilan February 12, 2018 12:43 pm

      Are you using IOS? Please try the TIMI version.

      • André February 14, 2018 5:26 pm

        Hi Erwin I have the same problem as Jan, I’m using Android

      • daens February 15, 2018 8:21 am

        how to fix the mic

      • Christian February 16, 2018 2:54 pm

        Hey? Uhmmm im an ios user and i cant change the grapihics setting frame rate to max and the picture seting to high… please hell me up… can u send it to me via gmail? My gmail is christianjay050301@gmail.comn please i really need your help thanks

  • Chris Grabin February 12, 2018 5:53 pm

    Can you not use android Bluetooth controller? I tried and the analog sticks worked for movement but that was it.

  • Hassan Niaz February 12, 2018 6:24 pm

    Will it be available in the west tho?!i mean the playstore…

  • Loutjie February 13, 2018 8:27 am

    Hi – Is there any way that i can change my in game name – when i created the character – i used the random selector and my name is now in Chinese. would like to change that , but do not see the option.

  • Christian Andre Barroga February 13, 2018 4:21 pm

    How can we communicate in a squad.. Mic is not working

  • Christian Andre Barroga February 13, 2018 4:28 pm

    How can we communicate In a party? I think the mic is not working.. When we turned it on.. We cant hear each others voices :3

  • bhaskar jyoti borah February 14, 2018 3:01 am

    I cant install the app i tried to install it several times but the problem is same i have 16gb of free storge but still it wont install please help i use samsung galaxy j7 (SM-J007F)

  • Heri February 14, 2018 12:46 pm

    i stuck in loading screen tencent in emulator nox how i can fix it sir thanks

    • Rimba February 16, 2018 7:16 am

      Hey i got same problems with you, does anyone knows how to fix this?

    • J2bro February 17, 2018 12:43 am

      Yes I have the same problem…don’t know how to fix it either

  • Gayan February 15, 2018 3:43 am

    Stil not working from creare caractor eror msg came and nothin happen

  • Jacky Arcamo February 15, 2018 8:26 am

    why i cant max the graphics?

  • Ken February 15, 2018 4:44 pm

    I Have downloaded the game no problem. However, every time I open the game there is white screen and then it crashes. Is there a fix?

    • Ken February 15, 2018 4:45 pm

      I am using IPad Air1
      My brother is using a IPad Air2 and it works for him

  • Mr.bobnvegana February 16, 2018 5:54 am

    I downloaded it with no problem….superb just like the pc one….the gameplay the graphics damn its good…i played other battle royales on android bt all r BS compared to this official pubg

  • Krieg7 February 19, 2018 9:58 am

    Hello i have a problem on Android. The Loading Screen is white the In Game Menu is white even the Gameplay is white everything is white and the buttons black. is there problem here? can someone pls help me i really wanna play this.

  • rahul malhotra March 6, 2018 12:45 pm

    thanks mate, to be honest it is better than ROS and other copy. original FTW

  • wowie April 11, 2018 5:45 pm

    Damn, I am having a hard time registering to wechat… with the security check. grrrrr


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