Google Play Store, a popular app store for Android users, is adding a new feature, that allows users to remotely uninstall apps on their other signed-in devices. Based on Google’s most recent System Updates changelog, the remote app uninstallation feature has been added to Play Store version 38.8.
This feature lets users remotely uninstall apps on other connected Android devices linked to the same Google account. Also, the release mentioned that this feature works on different devices like Android phones, PCs, TVs, Android Auto, and Wear.
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Here is how remote app uninstallation will work in Google Play Store
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Right now, you can only install apps on devices linked to the same Google account, but they can’t uninstall them. With this new feature, users can easily uninstall apps from anywhere, using their computer or Android phone.
How To Remotely Uninstall Apps From Connected Devices?
To remotely uninstall an app from an Android device, here’s what you have to do:
- Open the Play Store and go to your Profile. Then, select “Manage apps and devices.”
- Go to the “Manage” section and pick the specific device from the dropdown menu.
- There, You’ll see a list of installed apps on the chosen device.
- select the apps you want to uninstall and tap the “bin icon” located at the top right corner.
- Then, click “uninstall”.
Although, This is a useful feature, but It’s important to mention that this feature will likely need both of your devices to be logged in with the same account and have an active internet connection. This feature will also include filters that allow users to sort apps based on their names and sizes.
Currently, the Play Store version 38.8 isn’t widely available, and Google hasn’t provided an update on when this new feature will become available to all users. However, it is expected to be released for everyone soon.
So, What do you think about the remote uninstallation feature on the Google Play Store? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.