With time changing and technology update, we too update our smartphones by buying a new one. When you keep on changing your Android phones frequently sometimes when you download an app from Google Play Store, either it doesn’t get downloaded to your new device or it gets downloaded but somehow you don’t find it on your new device. Ever wonder why? This doesn’t mean that your Google Play Store isn’t working and you need to know some tips and tricks to solve it, it is because of some other reason.
Because Google keeps on updating your new device in a list but it has found out many times that the previous device you have used was a default one for Google and hence you may not be able to either download a new app or can’t see it on your new device. So what you should do? You should remove the unused devices from Google Play Store to get the desired result always. This tutorial will help you doing exactly that and also in future as well.
How to Remove Unused Android Devices from Google Play Store
Before you head over to your Google Play Store app we must let you know that this trick will not work on your mobile app but it will work only with Google Play Store website on your PC.
Step #1. Go to play.google.com/store on your PC.
Step #2. Click on the ‘Gear Icon’ on the right side of your screen.
Step #3. Now click on Settings.
Step #4. Under Email and Notification Preferences, you will find “My Devices”. Over here you will see 7 columns which are Nickname, Visibility, Maker, Model, Operator, Last Used, Registered On. Under the Visibility column, you need to untick all the devices which you are not using and keep the tick next to the device or devices you are currently using.
Note: You can only untick the device so that you get the apps on your current device only, you cannot remove your older devices from this list. Remember, if you are currently using more than one devices then make sure that you choose the right device while downloading any new app.
While using the steps mentioned above you can even edit the names of your devices by giving them some cool names. Just click on ‘Edit’ button on each tab and then you will be able to change your device’s name under “Nickname” column.
This is the easiest way to make sure that you remove your unused Android devices from your Google Play Store app so that next time you don’t face a problem while downloading any app. Hope you have got a proper solution from this article and we wish you give your feedback here in Comments section or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.