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Manage applications - moto z force

How can I access the apps on the moto z force or download others?


Google Play is an entertainment hub full of music, movies, books, apps, and games. You can instantly access your content from all your Android devices. 

Get apps from Google Play Store

To download apps:

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Browse by category or search.
  3. Touch an item to see a description, read reviews, and download it.

    You'll see Image in the status bar when the app has downloaded and installed successfully.

Tips:

  • To view Play Store apps you've installed on this phone, touch Image > My apps & games. Touch LIBRARY to see apps you've installed on other devices using the same Google account.
  • To prevent accidental or unwanted purchases, touch Image > Settings > Require authentication for purchases.

Get apps from other sources

Before downloading, do some research: check the app's rating and read lots of comments.

To download apps:

  1. Open the Chrome app and go to the appropriate site to download the app.

    If you see a warning, touch OK to continue.

    You'll see Image in the status bar when the download completes.
  2. Touch the download notification to install the app. Or, open the Files app to install it later.
  3. When installing the app, be sure to review what information the app will access. If you don’t want the app to access this information, cancel the installation. For example, if you're installing an app that makes a shopping list, the app should not require access to your contacts.

Tip: To let your smartphone install apps that are not from Google Play, tap  Image> Settings > Apps > Advanced > Special app access > Install uknown apps


Play Store: Update apps automatically

Updating your apps gives you the latest features and improves security and stability. For best performance, apps are set to update automatically.

If an app changes the information it wants to access on your phone, you will receive a notification to update the app manually and will be required to review and accept the new permissions.

To control when your apps are automatically updated:

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Touch Image > Settings.
  3. Touch Enable auto update.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Touch Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only to save data charges on your cellular plan and update only when connected to Wi-Fi.
    • Touch Auto-update apps at any time. Data charges may apply. to update using either Wi-Fi or cellular data.

Play Store: Update apps manually

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Touch Image > My apps & games.
  3. On the UPDATES tab, touch Update all, or to update a specific app, touch Update next to its name.
  4. Read the summary of what changed, then swipe down to review any changes to permission details, what information on your phone the app can access. If you agree, touch Update.

Play Store: Turn off auto-updates

To stop a specific app from updating automatically:

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Touch Image > My apps & games.
  3. Touch the INSTALLED tab, then touch the app's name.
  4. Touch Image and turn off Enable auto update.

To stop all apps from updating automatically:

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Touch Image > Settings.
  3. Touch Enable auto update > Do not auto-update apps.

Play Store: Restore apps

If you uninstall an app you got from Play Store, you can reinstall it anytime. Have apps you use infrequently, such as a flight tracker? Delete them and easily reinstall when needed.

  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Touch Image > My apps & games.
  3. Touch the LIBRARY tab for a list of every app you’ve downloaded.
  4. Next to the app name, touch INSTALL.
  5. If you have multiple Google accounts, touch Image and next to your account touch . Select the other account and repeat the process to restore apps downloaded in that account.

 

Click here for Google Play help.

Click here for details on Parental Controls.

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