Check Now to See All Android Apps You Purchased but Forgot to Install

Ben Stegner 01-05-2017

Android has so many awesome apps The Best Android Apps on the Google Play Store for 2019 Looking for the best Android apps for your phone or tablet? Here's our comprehensive list of the best apps for Android. Read More 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:

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.

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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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  1. Richie
    May 2, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    I've had these tabs since 2016 and they're still new somewhere!

  2. Vaelek
    May 1, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    This is still a fail. There needs to be a filter for ONLY apps that have been purchased. Scrolling through every free app you've ever installed mixed in there is just as useless as before.