February 27, 2017

Download EPF Mobile App (.APK File) for Android - EPFO M-Governance

EPFO released EPF mobile App under the m-governance initiative. The members can download the .APK file for Android device from Windows PC/ MAC Laptop/ Linux OS. It is also available at Google Play store for direct automatic installation. The labor ministry has announced that more than billions of active pensioners, members and employers are going to benefited under this technological initiative.

The app runs only on Android OS powered devices at present. Furthermore, it does not work at all in Microsoft Windows and Apple iPhone devices. Seems like the EPFO is currently working on to release the separate versions for iPhone and Windows devices. This release may happen later this year end. The members can use the following link to download the .APK file.

Right click over the hyperlink from the above. Then press 'Save Link As' from the popup menu to download the the file directly to the hard disk of PC/ Laptop. If you are going to download from mobile then just keep on holding the tap on screen for a second. The 'Save Link' will appear instantly on screen itself to download the file directly to the mobile storage.

After downloading the EPF mobile App manually from PC/ Laptop, you can easily find out m-epf.apk file format through file browser. The minimum hardware requirement for installation is 256 MB RAM. In addition, at least 10 MB of empty space is necessary before proceeding the installation. The standalone file size comes around 2.59 MB so first of all prepare the storage space. Locate the file from file browser just then tap on install button once everything is over.

EPF Mobile App Menu Preview

If the member download the installation file from desktop OS, all they have to do is just copy and paste .apk file to phone memory. Transfer the file through either USB cable or via Bluetooth. The latest internet browser versions such as Fire Fox, Safari, Google Chrome can help you to download without any download managers.

In case the phone memory does not have sufficient space then store it on SD card to proceed for manual installation. You need to locate the installation file using smart phone browser through specified file path after moving the file from desktop to mobile. Finally, just tap on the install button after opening the above mentioned .APK extension file.

The App runs well on KitKat and Jelly Bean Android OS powered devices without any errors. It is also tested on Tablets which is loaded with Android OS. The App has a cool ice blue splash introduction screen which has easy navigation through 3 initial buttons such as MEMBER, PENSIONER and EMPLOYER.

The App has flat user interface (UI) which is looking clean and it is easy to type text and number. The prompt error messages on the same screen and helping tips on each columns gives more user friendly experience. The user do not require any additional help further. It works faster even though the device use the internet connection with lower bandwidths through 2G. It is definitely going to add advantage since every common man can access their provident fund related matters even connected in slower internet speed.

The members are frequently complaining about network connectivity issues. To solve the connectivity issues, the members must check the internet connection and speed. Furthermore members must make sure that they are accessing from adequate network, Wi-Fi coverage area. Finally, there is no doubt that all members are going to use it with lot of happiness.