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Find and Install an App

When you install apps from Google Play app and use them on your phone, they may require access to your personal information (such as your location, contact data, and more) or access to certain functions or settings on your phone. Download and install only apps that you trust.

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > play store app icon Play Store.
  2. When you open the Google Play Store app for the first time, the Terms of Service window will appear. Tap Accept to continue.
  3. Browse through the categories (Apps & Games or Entertainment), find an item you’re interested in, and tap the name.
  • Browse through featured apps. Scroll through the list of featured apps when you open Google Play.
  • Search for an app. Tap the Google Play search bar, enter the name or type of app you’re looking for, and then tap enter key on the keyboard.
  1. When you find the app that you like, tap it and read its description and user reviews.
  2. To download or purchase the app, tap Install (for free apps) or the price button (for paid applications).
  3. Tap Accept.
  • If you selected a paid application, after tapping Accept, you’re asked how you want to pay for the app. Follow screen instructions to continue.

Warning: Read the notification carefully! Be especially cautious with applications that have access to many functions or a significant amount of your data. Once you tap OK on this screen, you are responsible for the results of using this item on your phone.

Tip: Apps sometimes get updated with improvements or bug fixes. To automatically download updates, after installing, tap google now menu icon > Auto-update.

Purchasing Applications

Purchase apps at your own risk. Sprint is not responsible for any harm to you or third parties resulting from the use of purchased applications.