Android Instant Apps first announced at Google I/O conference last summer. It allows users to access a cloud-based version of the app on the Android device without needing to install it from the Google Play Store. It saves users’ time and effort as well as provides an excellent platform to people to have the better understanding about the full version of the app before installing it on the device.
Well, it is the Google’s biggest evolution in app sharing and discovering. Android Instant Apps are slowly rolling out to some selected smartphone and app. For now, the feature is working on Nexus 6P, Google Pixel and Pixel XL device running latest Android Nougat 7.1.1, and it will soon support the most recent Android device from Android 6.0 to Android O, across more than 40 countries. In this post, we will guide you through the whole process from how to enable and how to use Android Instant Apps on Android devices.
How to enable Android Instant Apps
First, you need to enable Android Instant Apps on your Android device. It will tell you that your device has access to use the Instant Apps feature.
Step #1. Open Settings on your device.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Google under the personal category.
Step #3. Now select Instant Apps under the service subheading.
Step #4. Tap on the toggle on the top right corner of the screen.
Step #5. Read the terms and conditions and then tap on Yes.
That’s great! You have completed the half process. Now your device is ready to search for Instant Apps by web-based Google search result without the need to download from Play Store. At the initial stage of this feature, there are only a few apps support Instant Apps such are Wish, Viki, Buzzfeed, Periscope, Google promised, and few more apps. A huge number of apps will be added soon to the list to use it with Instant Apps by Google.
Have Instant Apps available on your device? Want to test the feature on your Android device? Follow the below instruction to search and use Android Instant App on your Android device.
How to use Android Instant Apps
Step #1. Do Google search for supported apps (for now. Wish, Viki, Buzzfeed, and Periscope).
Step #2. Scroll down and looks for the app with the Instant word in subheading and select it.
Step #3. Now, tap on Open App.
Once the Instant App will load up, and then you will be able to use the apps just like other installed app on your device. You can also install the Instant Apps on your device by tapping on Install button in the Instant App’s menu screen.
Well, the Android Instant Apps will be very useful for the apps that we do not use regularly. The feature is still slowly expanding. So keep checking that your device is accessible to use Instant App or not?
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