APPS & FEATURES
Finding and installing apps from Android Market
APPS & FEATURES

Finding and installing apps from Android Market

Android Market is the place to go to find new apps for HTC Explorer. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity apps, entertainment, to games.
Note: A Google Checkout payment method is required to purchase a paid app. You will be asked to confirm method of payment when you purchase an app.

Finding and installing an app

When you install apps and use them on HTC Explorer, they may require access to your personal information or access to certain functions or settings. Download and install only apps that you trust.
Important: Be cautious when downloading apps that have access to functions or a significant amount of your data on HTC Explorer. You’re responsible for the results of using downloaded apps.
You need a Google Checkout™ account to purchase items on Android Market.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Market.
  2. Do any of the following to find an app:
    Browse featured apps Scroll through the list of featured apps.
    Browse apps by categories Tap Apps or Games, and then tap a category. Under a category, you can filter the apps by Top paid, Top free or Just in.
    Search for an app Press , enter the name or type of app you’re looking for, and then tap .
  3. When you find the app that you like, tap it and read its description and user reviews.
  4. To download or purchase the app, tap FREE (for free apps) or the price button under Buy (for paid apps).
  5. Tap OK to accept the permissions for the app and begin downloading and installing the app.
Note: You can uninstall an app for a refund within a limited time after your purchase. To know more about the refund policy for paid apps, please visit the Android Market Help site (http://market.android.com/support).

Opening an installed app

Do one of the following:
  • If you see this icon on the status bar, open the Notifications panel, and then tap the app.
  • From the Home screen, tap > Market. Press and then tap My apps. On the My apps screen, tap the app, and then tap Open.
  • From the Home screen, tap . On the All apps screen, slide to the Downloaded tab, and then tap the app.

Uninstalling an app

You can uninstall any app that you have downloaded and installed from Android Market.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Market.
  2. Press and then tap My apps.
  3. Tap the app you want to uninstall, and then tap Uninstall.
  4. When asked, tap OK.
  5. Choose the reason for removing the app, and then tap OK.

Getting help

If you need help or have questions about Android Market, press , and then tap Help. The web browser will take you to the Android Market Help site.
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