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Getting apps from Google Play Store

Google Play Store is the place to go to find new apps for HTC Desire 12. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity apps, entertainment, to games.
  • To purchase apps and other content on Google Play Store, you can use the payment methods from your Google account. When you make your first purchase, your selected payment method will be added to your Google account. To learn more about accepted payment methods, see
  • The available payment methods vary by country.
  • The name of the Play Store app may differ depending on your region.

Finding and installing an app

When you install apps and use them on HTC Desire 12, 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 Desire 12. You’re responsible for the results of using downloaded apps.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then find and tap Play Store.
  2. Tap the search bar and enter the app name you're looking for.
  3. When you see the app in the search results list, tap it and read its description and user reviews.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To install a free app, tap Install.
    • To install a paid app, tap the price button. If you have not added a payment method to your Google Account, tap to select the payment method, and then tap Continue.
To open the app, tap Open after installing or go to the Apps screen and tap the app.
Tip: Apps sometimes get updated with improvements or bug fixes. By default, updates are automatically downloaded when your phone is connected to a Wi‍-Fi network. In the Google Play Store app settings, you can turn auto-update off. See Installing app updates from Google Play Store.

Restoring apps from Google Play Store

Upgraded to a new phone, replaced a lost one, or performed a factory reset? Restore apps that you previously downloaded.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then find and tap Play Store.
  2. Tap to open the slideout menu.
  3. Tap My apps & games and swipe to the Library tab.
  4. Tap Install next to the app you want to restore.

For more details, refer to the Google Play Store help.

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