Complete Guide to Manage Google Play Store Apps: Download, Update, Uninstall

Google play store is more than just download apps for free on your Android or smartphone of any kind. There are lots you can achieve on your Android device if you know how to manage Google play store apps. Though, there are several play stores online where you can download software for free on your smart phone.

Unlike other play store, Google play store is run by Google to help user on various way to manage their Android phone. On Google play store apps, you can find your favourites apps and download to your phone, uninstalled unwanted apps as well.

In addition to that, you can as well update installed apps on your phone, plus blocking atuo update of any apps on your Android smartphones.

How To Manage Google Play Store Apps: Download

The first Google play store apps management to tackle here today is how you can download from Google play store to your phone, the steps are very simple, here is what to do:

Step 1 ====> Now you identify the app you want to download, either from the search result or the categories, just tap on it.

Step 2 ====> Go through the description of the app, if it is Ok with you, the you are closer.

Step 3 ====> Tap install to start the installation on your phone

As soon as you tap install, the installation will commence. Installation period depends on the size of the app and network on your device. The smaller the size the faster it will be and bigger the size the slower it will be.

Now that you know how you can download from Google play store, I believe you will not just download everything you see. This will led us to the next line of action

How To Search For Apps On Play Store: Google

I believe you know the name of the app you are looking for, (what you want to download) or have a specific app type in mind, you can search for it rather than browsing through app categories.  Here is how to search for app:Google Play Store

Step 1 ====>Tap Google Play icon on your home screen or where ever you hide it on your phone.

Step 2 ====> Tap the white search bar at the top of the screen.

Step 3 ====> On the search bar, enter the name of the app (or type of app) you are looking for.

Step 4====> Finally tap the search icon on your keyboard (should be in the location of the Enter key).

As soon as you press the search key, the apps with different developers will show up on your phone, you can now download through the steps on how to download from Google play store as explained above.

How To Update Apps On Google Play Store

You can update apps manually on Google play store if you want, as well you can set it to auto update when you are on Wi-Fi. If you prefer that it installs updates automatically even when on cellular data or not auto-update at all. You can change this at any time on the settings so easily. So here is how to update apps on Google play store

Step 1 ====> Tap the Google Play icon on your phone screen as usual.

Step 2 ====> Tap the three line menu icon in the top white bar to open the menu or swipe in from the left edge of the screen.

Step 3 ====> Then scroll down to locate settings and tap it.

Step 4 ====> Now is time to tap Auto-update apps.

Step 5 ====> If you wish to turn off auto-update, select Do no auto-update apps. To enable auto-update on cellular data, select Auto-update at any time. If there are apps you do not want auto-updated, you can opt them out of auto-update while allowing your other apps to stay updated.

How To Uninstall Apps On Google Play Store

Another aspect of this play store that I love most is the ability to remove or uninstall any apps you have installed before. This is very simple for everyone to use, here are the steps to follow

Step 1 ====> Tap the Google Play icon on your home screen or where you keep it on your phone.

Step 2 ====> Now tap the three line menu icon in the top white bar to open the menu or Swipe in from the left edge of the screen.

Step 3 ====> Then tap My apps & games.

Step 4 ====> You can now scroll down to locate and tap the app you want to uninstall.

Step 5 ====> Tap Uninstall. Note: if this is a paid app and it’s still within the refund window, you will tap Refund instead.

Step 6 ====> A window will open confirming you want to uninstall the app. Just tap OK to finalize the process.

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