Settings and features in the Play Games app

You'll need to have the Google Play Games app installed to access some features. If you're playing a game that needs the Play Games app, and you don’t already have it, we’ll direct you to the Google Play Store to install it.

Change your privacy settings

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See games you've played 

On your mobile device
From the Play Games home screen, you can tap on a game to get more details about it. 

See recent games

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Play Games app Play Games.

  2. Your recently played games will appear on the home screen.

See all games

  1. Open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. At the bottom of your screen, tap Library.
  3. You can see both your installed games and games not installed currently.
  4. Tap a game to learn more, play, or install it.

Find games not on the list

If you don't see a game you've recently played, you may have downloaded it with another account. To see games that aren't showing up:

  1. Open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. At the top of your screen, tap your profile image.
  3. To choose another account to use with Google Play Games, tap your email account. 
On Android TV

To find games you've installed using your current Google account, open the Play Games app Play Games. You’ll see games you’ve recently signed in to in the order they were last played.

If a game you have installed using your Google account doesn't appear on Android TV, it may not be compatible. Here's how you can check:

  1. On your computer, go to the Google Play Store.
  2. Find the game you want to play.
  3. Click Install or Installed.
  4. Under "Choose a device," look for your Android TV device. If it's greyed out, the game isn't compatible.

Find featured and popular games

On your mobile device

You can play Solitaire, Snake, PAC-MAN, and Cricket for free in the Google Play Games app. These games are developed by Google and are available to play even when you’re offline.

Discover new games to play

  1. Open the Play Games app Play Games
  2. On the bottom of the screen, tap Arcade.
  3. You can filter games by categories like Trending, New, Kids, and more.
  4. Select a game to learn more, and download it on Google Play.

To find additional games, scroll down the arcade for more of our favorites.

Search for a game

  1. Open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. At the top, tap Search Search.
On Android TV

To find featured and popular games that use Play Games:

  1. Open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. Select Find games.
  3. Select or search for a game to learn more, see if any of your friends play the game, and download it on Google Play.

If you're having trouble downloading apps and games from the Play Store Google Play to use on the Play Games app, try these troubleshooting steps.

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