Android has so many awesome apps that it’s tough to keep track of them all. After a few years of downloading apps, you likely have a massive list on your Google Play Store My Apps page. Going through these to track down a forgotten ourchase has always been a pain, but Google has thankfully revamped the page so it’s easier to navigate.
Head to the Play Store app on your phone, then slide out the left menu bar. Select My Apps & Games to view everything you’ve downloaded. You’ll notice several new tabs to organize your apps:
- Updates collects apps that have new versions, and also shows those you’ve recently updated. Recently, Google added a feature that shows you how new the updates are.
- Installed shows all apps currently on your device. You can sort them alphabetically, by when they were last updated or used, or by size.
- Library holds every app that you’ve ever downloaded or purchased that’s not on your device. If you want to remove something from this list, click the x icon to its right.
- The Beta tab shows apps for which you’ve opted into early access, if any.
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— App Touch Games (@MobileAppGamer) April 19, 2017
Hopefully, these new tabs make it easier for you to manage your collection of Android apps. If you’ve had an Android device for years, it might be worth going through the Library tab and clearing out old apps that don’t work anymore. That will make it a more useful collection of apps gone by.
Make sure you don’t forget to check out the best apps that aren’t in the Play Store.
Do you like the new Play Store tabs? How many apps did you remove form your Library? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!
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