The Google Play Store is a vital component of the Android operating system and therefore, no one should be surprised to find out that Google is updating it on a regular basis. These regular updates usually introduce software tweaks and bug fixes, but this is not all that they do. The updates also introduce new features from time to time and this makes the Google Play Store more complex and challenging to use since most Android users have no idea about the platform’s full range of features. With that said, today we are going to present the top three Google Play Store tips and tricks that all Android users need to do know.
Top Three Google Play Store Tips & Tricks
- Wish List
Did you know that Google Play Store has a wish list where Android users can place every app or game that they want to purchase in the future. This is a hidden feature of the Google Play Store and we are going to show you how to use it. Open the app or game that you want to add on Google Play Store’s wish list and then tap on the “ + “ icon that can be found on the top side. All that is left now is to tap once again on the “Wishlist” option.
- Filter App Content
Parents are going to love this feature! Google Play Store gives users the ability to filter app content based on maturity and this feature can be activated by following the next steps: Access Play Store Settings – Tap on Content Filtering – Now, pick the maturity level that you want.
- Use Password for App Purchases
If there is someone else using your smartphone, then you might want to restrict app purchase to only be made with the password. This feature can be activated by following the next steps: Access Google Play Store Settings – Select “Password” – Type in your smartphone’s passcode and then tap on Ok.
Carrie Ryley was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale. As a journalist Carmen has contributed to NPR News Blog, Outdoor Magazine and many other publications. In regards to academics, Carrie earned a degree in business degree from A&N and earned her master’s degree at University of Florida. Carrie covers local news and culture stories here at Miami Morning Star.