Get Android apps and digital content from the Google Play Store
You can install apps, games, and digital content on your device from the Google Play Store. Sometimes you can also use instant apps without installing the app on your device. Some content is free, some content you’ll need to buy.
Find and download apps or digital content
1- Open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
Note: you can also go to play.google.com.
2- Search or browse for content.
3- Select an item.
4- Tap Install (for free items) or the item’s price.
5- Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the transaction and get the content.
Delete or disable apps on Android
You can uninstall apps you’ve installed on your device. If you remove an app you paid for, you can reinstall it later without buying it again. You can also disable system apps that came with your device.
For Instant Apps, you can clear the data for one app, or turn off Instant Apps. Learn how to manage Instant Apps.
Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 8.1 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.
Delete apps that you installed
Open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
Tap Menu Menu and then My apps & games.
Tap on the app or game.
Disable apps that came with your device
You can’t delete some system apps that came pre-installed on your Android device. But you can turn them off so that they won’t show on the list of apps on your device.
Open your device’s Settings app Settings app.
Tap Apps & notifications.
Tap the app you want to disable. If you don’t see it, first tap See all apps or App info.
Reinstall apps that you deleted
If you delete or disable an app, you can add it back to your device. If you bought an app, you can reinstall it without buying it again. Learn how to reinstall and re-enable apps.
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