Reinstall & re-enable apps

You can use apps that 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. Learn how to sync apps across devices.

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.

You can also reinstall an app that you bought but deleted.

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

  1. Go to
  2. Browse or search for the app you want.
  3. Select Install, Installed, or Enable. You may need to sign in to your Google Account.
  4. 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.

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