Finding and installing apps from Android Market

Finding and installing apps from Android Market

Android Market is the place to go to find new apps for your phone. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity apps, entertainment, to games.
Note: Paid apps are currently only available in certain countries.

Finding and installing an app

When you install apps and use them on your phone, they may require access to your personal information or access to certain functions or settings of your phone. Download and install only apps that you trust.
Important: Be cautious when downloading apps that have access to your phone’s functions or a significant amount of your data. You’re responsible for the results of using downloaded apps on your phone.
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 Tap , 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, FREE (for free apps) or the price button under Buy (for paid apps).
  5. If you agree to the conditions, tap OK to 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 (

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 > 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 > My apps.
  2. Tap the app you want to uninstall, and then tap Uninstall.
  3. When asked, tap OK.
  4. 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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