Not all pre-installed apps and services on your smartphone meet all your needs and preferences. Thankfully, online stores are there to cater to such end-user demands. For Android devices, Google’s very own digital-multimedia content service called Play Store serves this purpose. With the Play Store, you can browse through various online stores where you can browse and download apps, games and other items directly to your Android device. In this guide, I will walk you through the entire process of adding an app or widget on the new Samsung Galaxy S20. If you’re new to the Android platform and need help doing so, then this post is for you. Scroll down and refer to a step-by-step guide on how to download an app or widget on Galaxy S20.
Before you begin, make sure that you already have signed into your Gmail account on your Galaxy S20. This is imperative for you to access Google Play Store services.
Steps to Download an App or Widget on Galaxy S20
Time Needed : 4 minutes
As mentioned earlier, you’ll need to sign into your Gmail account on your phone, thus do so to get started. If you haven’t created one yet, then you better create a Gmail account beforehand. Then continue with these subsequent steps, when everything is set.
- Tap the Play Store icon from the Home screen to get started.
This will prompt you to agree with the Terms of Service disclaimers, especially if it’s the first time you use the service. Just tap ACCEPT to proceed.
- From the Play Store app screen, tap on the Search for apps & games field.
Doing so will prompt you to enter the name of the Play Store app or service you want to get.
- Enter your search term then tap the Search key (magnifying glass) to confirm search input.
A list of relevant apps and services will then be displayed.
- Tap to select the app or widget that you’d like to download and install on your phone.
The next actual steps may vary depending on the type of item you’d like to install. Nonetheless, the variations are typically minor based on the app or widget selected.
- Then, tap the Install button.
Doing so will serve as a command to instigate the installation of the selected app or widget.
- Just wait for the process to finish then tap Open to start using the recently installed app or widget on your phone.
The Open and Uninstall command will show up on the display once the app or widget is completely installed.
Repeat the same steps to download and install other apps and services from the Play Store on your Galaxy S20.
And that’s how you download apps and widgets on your new Samsung Galaxy S20 handset. Please keep posted for more comprehensive guides, tips, and tricks on how to make the most of your Samsung Galaxy S20 and other new Galaxy devices.
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