How to install applications on Android from the Google Play web

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Google Play is the primary app store for Android. The normal thing is to download apps from the phone itself, with Google Play, although you can also to install apps from the Google Play web in any device, such as a PC or tablet.

Install applications from the Google Play web has the advantage that you can order a mobile or tablet to download the app, without the need of what you have in front. The only requirement is that you have logged in with the same Google account.

1. Logged into the same Google account


Install applications on the mobile from the browser is very easy and it has only one prerequisite: you are logged in with the same account on the mobile and in the browser you are using. In the web page from Google Playyou can login by clicking on Log.

On the phone, you will have added to the same Google account. The normal thing is that usually you already have a Google account configured in Android mobile, while in the opposite case, you can always to add accounts easily. In addition, if you can already use Google Play on your mobile phone, that is that you have already set up a Google account.

2. You install apps from the browser

If you have the same account on the mobile and in the browser, you can already set aside the mobile as you will not need to interact with him more to install applications. In the Google Play webbrowse the categories or use the search box to find the applications that interest you. When you have found an application that you want to install, click on Install.


Clicking it will display a window where you can choose on what device do you want to install. If you are logged in to your Google account on multiple Android phones and tablets, will be displayed in the drop-down menu. Although Google Play shows you the latest device as selected, if it is not the one that you are interested in, use the menu to choose where you want to install the application.

Keep in mind that the web of Google Play does not filter the results like the application, so that it is possible to find yourself with applications that are not available for your mobile or in your country. In such a case, you will get the message that it is not compatible with any of your devices.


Before sending the application or game to your mobile device, you’ll need to verify your identity by entering the password of your Google account. After, a message is displayed indicating that the application will be installed soon on your device. You don’t need to do anything more, except wait.


Your phone will install the application as soon as the terminal has a connection Internet, have already spent five seconds or five weeks. Keep in mind that when you install apps so Google Play does not take into account the preferences of downloads without Wifi connection: is download even if you have the connection for the data at that time.

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Ivan Ramirez


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