How To Install and Remove Applications on Google Android Phones

A tutorial showing you how to install and remove applications on your Android phone. This is the simplest method using the Play Store (previously known as the Android Market).
Back in 2012, Google replaced the Android Market with the Play Store. Just as easy to use, if not easier, the Play Store is a centralized repository of all the applications developed for Android. It has been modelled after the very popular Apple iPhone AppStore. Third party developers can upload their applications on the the Play Store and then anyone can download them. Most of the applications are free but some have a price tag.


To install applications using the Play Store perform the following steps:

You can rate and even leave a comment in the Play Store about the application. To access the application, just go to your Menu and select the application you want to launch. To check a list of all the applications you have downloaded, open up the Play Store, tap the menu symbol on the top left corner, and then select My apps.

To uninstall applications that you installed using the Play Store:

Note: Trying to uninstall the Google Play Store? You will see there is no option to uninstall, but rather a button to Uninstall updates. Removing the Google Play Store would sigificantly impact your use of the phone.
It isn’t always easy to find the apps you want and there are times when you may prefer to use your computer. You can alsoo search the Play Store for apps and games using your web browser on your computer and queue them up to install on your phone. As long as you log in using the same Google account as you have on your phone then you can select apps to download automatically and wirelessly to your phone.

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