Get started with Google Play

You can find and download apps and digital content in the Google Play Store Google Play.

Set up your Google Play account

You need to add a payment method to your Google Play account to download some content from the Google Play Store.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Account and then Add a new payment method.
  3. Follow the steps on the screen. The new payment method will be added to your Google account.

What you can do with Google Play 

The Google Play Store offers millions apps from Google and other developers. Google apps that will help you get started include:

  • Apps & games for Android devices and Chromebooks. 
  • Movies & TV shows which you can rent or buy.
  • Music for purchase or streaming subscriptions. 
  • Digital books which you can read or listen to.
  • News and publication subscriptions  

Depending on your device, some Google Play apps may already be installed on your device.

Get more help with Google Play 

Get help with your account

You can manage your Google Play settings on your device or by visiting

Connect with experts on the forum 

Google Play Help Forum: The forum has an active community of experts who can help with Google Play. Browse previous discussions or post your question to get advice.


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