How to download Honor of Kings (Arena of Valor) for iPhone and Android outside China Mainland
Honor of Kings also known as “Arena of Valor” in some regions, was primarily available in China and certain other regions. It’s important to note that the availability of apps can change over time, and my information may be outdated. However, if you want to download “Honor of Kings” on your iPhone outside of China Mainland, you can try the following steps:
- Change App Store Region:
- Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone.
- Scroll down and tap on “iTunes & App Store.”
- Tap on your Apple ID at the top of the screen.
- Select “View Apple ID” and sign in if prompted.
- Tap on “Country/Region” and select the country or region where “Honor of Kings” is available (e.g., Taiwan or Thailand).
- Follow the on-screen instructions to update your billing information to match the selected country/region. You may need to provide a valid payment method from that region or choose “None” if available.
- Agree to the terms and conditions.
- Once your region is updated, go back to the App Store.
- Search and Download:
- Open the App Store.
- Use the search bar to look for “Honor of Kings” or “Arena of Valor.”
- If the game is available in the region you selected, it should appear in the search results.
- Tap the “Download” button to install the game.
Please note that changing your App Store region may affect your ability to update other apps or access content from your previous region’s App Store. Additionally, you should ensure that you have the necessary permissions or legal rights to change your App Store region, as this process may require you to provide billing information and agree to the terms and conditions of the selected region.
Keep in mind that game availability can change, and the developers may restrict access to specific regions for various reasons. If “Honor of Kings” is not available in the region you selected, you may need to explore alternative methods, such as using a VPN or accessing a region-specific App Store account.
If you want to download “Honor of Kings” on your Android phone outside of China Mainland, you can try the following methods:
Method 1: Change Google Play Store Region (Official Method):
- Open the link above on your Android device.
- Complete an offer to unlock the locked APK file.
- Tap on the three horizontal lines (hamburger menu) in the upper-left corner to open the sidebar.
- Scroll down and tap on “Account.”
- Tap on “Country and profiles.”
- Select the country or region where “Honor of Kings” is available (e.g., Taiwan or Thailand). Please note that you may need to add a payment method associated with the selected region.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to change your region.
- After changing your region, go back to the Google Play Store and search for “Honor of Kings.”
- If the game is available in the new region, it should appear in the search results.
- Tap the “Install” button to download and install the game.
Method 2: Use a VPN and a Foreign Google Play Store Account (Unofficial Method):
Please note that this method may not be supported by the game developers and could violate the terms of service. Use it at your own risk.
- Install a reputable VPN app on your Android device. Connect to a server in the region where “Honor of Kings” is available (e.g., Taiwan or Thailand). This will make it appear as though you are in that region.
- Create a new Google account with a country or region setting that matches the VPN server you connected to. You can do this on the Google Account creation page.
- Open the “Settings” on your Android device.
- Go to “Accounts” or “Users & accounts.”
- Add the new Google account you created.
- Open the Google Play Store, and you should now be able to access the foreign store.
- Search for “Honor of Kings” in the Play Store and install it.
- After installation, you can switch back to your original Google account if you prefer.
Keep in mind that using a VPN and changing your region to access apps may go against Google’s terms of service, and it may not always work reliably. Additionally, game availability and policies may change over time, so it’s essential to verify the current status of the game and comply with all relevant terms and conditions.