The Google Play Store is one of the most popular features that Google’s Android operating system has to offer. This is the place where all Android fans download their favorite apps and games from. With that said, no one should be surprised to find out that Google is constantly updating the Google Play Store with new features. In fact, the Google Play Store has so many features in its latest form that most Android fans don’t even know about them all. Therefore, we have rounded up the top three most useful Google Play Store tips and tricks that all Android fans need to learn.
Tips & Tricks
- Automatic Updates
As previously mentioned, the Google Play Store is a high priority feature of the Android operating system and Google is always improving its performances through new updates. Therefore, we advise all Android fans to update their Google Play Store whenever a new update is announced. This can be done by manually accessing the Settings panel of Google Play Store and then scrolling down to the bottom of the screen and tapping on the “Play Store version” option.
- App Purchase Restrictions
If you have kids around the house and you don’t want them to purchase any apps or games with your smartphone, then you should be pleased to know that Google has made it possible to add authentication restrictions for all purchases through Google Play Store. This feature can be enabled by following the next steps: Settings – Enable “Require authentication for purchases”.
- How to Install Android Apps From PC
The last trick on our list is also the most useful. Android fans can install apps on their smartphones directly from their PCs. This trick is fairly simple since all that Android fans are required to do is to access the Google Play Store from a PC browser and then pick and choose the apps or games that they want to be automatically installed on their smartphones.
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.