When you turn on App sync, apps that you install on your phone or tablet are automatically installed on other devices that are signed in with your Google Account. You can sync apps to other devices like your tablet, watch, Chromebook, or TV. If you use Android Auto, you can also sync apps to your car.
You can use apps you bought on Google Play on any Android device without the need to pay again. Each device must be signed in to the same Google Account. You can also reinstall an app you bought but deleted.
Also, if you turn off an app that comes with your device, you can turn it back on. Learn how to manage unused apps on Android.
Apps can usually only be installed on Android devices. If you have a Chromebook, find out how to install apps on a Chromebook.
Reinstall apps on your Android device from your computer
- Go to play.google.com.
- Browse or search for the app you want.
- Select Install, Installed, or Enable. You may need to sign in to your Google Account.
- Choose your device and select Install.
Find previously purchased or downloaded apps
If you can’t find an app or are asked to buy it again, make sure you're using the same Google account you bought it with.