How to Download and Install GTA San Andreas Game Apk & OBB File

You can now download and install the Grand Theft Auto San Andreas game to your Android device. I'll be providing you with the working links to download the original and compressed obb/data files and you will also learn how to install the game APK file and extract the obb (data) file of GTA SA.
Image showing Grand Theft Auto San Andreas and the actors
Grand Theft Auto (GTA) San Andreas is an open world action plus adventure game on android device. GTA is a series of gangster games produced and developed by RockStar Games. Even though ten version of the game series was released, there were only three of these games for Android and they are; GTA Vice City, GTA III while the last one is GTA San Andreas. In all these three games, GTA San Andreas is the best selling and most played game by android nerds, and here in this article, you will know the complete procedure of installing the GTA San Andreas game APK+OBB/Data file for Android.

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GTA San Andreas Storyline

The story starts as Carl Johnson (CJ), the protagonist in the game, escaped the burdens of his life five years ago.
His life in Los Santos, 
GTA San Andreas was very harsh because this city, Los Santos, was already tearing itself apart with the adversities of drugs, corruption, violence and gang troubles. The story is set in the early 90’s and when his mother was murdered, his family falls apart. So now he comes back to his town and the corrupt Police officers framed CJ in a homicide. Now you are faced with the mission to save his family and himself from the enemies and take control of the streets. The graphics of this game have been remastered, new features introduced and you will enjoy a newer version of the game visuals.
Screenshot showing in game play where Carl is holding a gun in front of a building

Features of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Below are exciting features of the GTA SA Game which you’ll experience after you download and install the game APK and obb data file on your phone.
  • The Story line have been expanded
  • Game duration is now about 70 hours
  • There are 3 various schemes of control system available in the game
  • The game supports wireless MoGa controllers
  • You can sync your Save Game via Rockstar game service
  • The characters in GTA San Andreas are well developed
  • New weapons have been added
  • Countless numbers of vehicles available all around the city, have fun while driving fast through the City. Driving these vehicles really gives amazing experience you'll love in the game
  • Amazing graphics and visuals that you've never seen before in GTA previously released Games.
  • Customizable main character (dress as you like), you get to earn money from different missions you played and increase the physical strength of CJ through excercise and gym.
GTA San Andreas Game is a top rated android game of all time and one of the most played game all over the world.

Supported Android Versions

Almost all Android versions from Honeycomb (3.0–3.2.6) to the latest Android version is supported but it's better to have a minimum of 1gb ram to enjoy the game.

So now, let's see how to download and install the GTA San Andreas game.

There are two(2) types of obb files for GTA San Andreas game:
  1. Original obb file Of 2.5GB
  2. Compressed obb File Of 400MB

How To Download and Install GTA San Andreas Apk & Original OBB File

Cleo Mod Apk versions are preinstalled with Cleo app for applying cheats in the game. You can read our guide on How To Use Cheats In GTA San Andreas Game for Rooted and Non Rooted Android Device
The original obb file is about 2.5GB after decompressing the zip file you downloaded above, so make sure you have up to 2.5GB extra memory released on your Phone Storage/SD card before extracting the game obb files.
  • After you have successfully downloaded the obb zip file, Extract the obb files (including the folder named - com.rockstargames.gtasa) to Android/obb folder on your phone storage/SD Card. You can use your file manager to extract the obb files.
  • Now, launch the installed APK file, choose offline and start the game.

How to Download and install GTA San Andreas Apk & Compressed obb Data file

The compressed obb data file as the name implies is the smaller version of the original obb data file. The compressed data, even though smaller in size, it doesn't affect the graphics of the game. But the following needs to be noted:
  • The compressed file is of three types: 350mb, 296mb and 380mb.
  • Your device GPU model determines which of the OBB/Data files will work with your phone.
  • Since it is a compressed file, all the video cutscene will be skipped as they are the reason why the data is able to be compressed to such level.
  • This compressed game is not advisable for newbies, as the video cutscene telling about the story will be skipped. The user may not understand what the story is all about.

How To Check Your Phone GPU Type

As I have said earlier, your system hardware GPU type determines which Data will work with your device. You can check your phone's GPU by following the below procedure:
  • Download and install CPU-Z from Google Play store.
  • Open the app once installation completes.
  • Scroll down to GPU renderer to check your phone's GPU type as shown below.
Check your device gpu with cpuz
The three GPU types;
  1. If your GPU is Adreno, the supported obb/data file is that of 380MB.
  2. For Mali, the compressed obb file size is 296MB.
  3. While for Power VR, the size is 350MB.
Below are the download links for the Apk and Compressed OBB/Data files of GTA San Andreas game.

Apk file:

OBB/Data files:

  • For Adreno GPU, click here to download the obb/data file (380MB).
  • For Mali GPU, click here to download the obb file (296MB).
  • For Power VR, click here to download the obb file (350MB).

GTA San Andreas Installation Procedure:

  • Install the apk file downloaded from the above link. Do not open!.
  • Download and install RAR archiver app to extract the obb/data file.
  • Enter androgamer as password when opening the compressed obb file.
  • Extract the GTA San Andreas obb file(including the folder named com.rockstargames.gtasa) to Android/obb folder on your phone's internal storage or SD Card. 
  • Launch the game and enjoy!.

How To Extract GTA San Andreas OBB File

If you don't know how to extract the obb file, kindly use the guide below:
  • Download RAR archiver app by clicking here.
  • Install and open.
  • Navigate to where you downloaded the obb file.
  • Click on the file to open it.
  • Press and hold the folder named 'com.rockstargames.gtasa' or tick the checkbox beside the folder.
  • Select Extract files... from the popup or click the Extract button on the action Menu.
  • On the popup page, click browse to select the folder you want to copy the files in. In this case, the folder is Android/obb.
  • Navigate to the folder, then click OK.
  • Tick the checkbox to Keep broken files and finally click OK from the buttom right corner of the page to start the extraction process.
  • Wait for the extraction process to complete.
  • Launch your game and start playing.
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That’s it, friends. Now you can enjoy the evergreen all time famous game GTA San Andreas. If you have any issue while downloading, installing or playing game, let me know in the comment box, it’s my pleasure to guide my viewer. Like and share our tutorial. Thanks

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