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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 of your phone. Download and install only apps that you trust.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Play Store play store app icon.
  2. Browse through the categories (Apps & games or Movies, music, books), find an item you're interested in, and tap the name.

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  • Browse through featured apps. Scroll through the list of featured apps when you open Google Play.
  • Search for an app. Tap the search field at the top of the Google Play home screen, enter the name or type of app you’re looking for, and then tap the search key on the keyboard.
  1. Tap an app to read a description about the app and user reviews.
  2. Tap Install (for free applications) or the price (for paid applications).

Note: If you have not already done so, you will need to set up a payment method to purchase paid apps from Google Play.

  1. The subsequent screen notifies you whether the app will require access to your personal information or access to certain functions or settings of your phone. If you agree to the conditions, tap Accept (for free apps) or Accept and then Buy (for paid apps) to begin downloading and installing the app.
  • If you have not already set up a payment method, tap Continue and then follow the prompts to arrange payment and complete the purchase.
  • The selected app is downloaded and installed on your phone.

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 Accept on this screen, you are responsible for the results of using this item on your phone.

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.