Where can I find the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy device?

The Play Store comes pre-installed on all Samsung smartphones. The Play Store app is usually located on your home screen but can also be found through your apps. On some devices the Play Store will be in a folder labelled Google.

Where can I find the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy Device?

How do I see all my apps?Click to Expand

There are two ways to access your apps on your Galaxy device.

1 Swipe up from the home screen to reveal the apps screen.
Swipe up on home screen to reveal apps on Galaxy Note10
2 On some devices you can tap the apps icon instead. It is usually located on the bottom right of the home screen.
Can I move the Play Store app?Click to Expand

Yes, any app you have downloaded can be moved. You can move your apps around on the app screen and the home screen to personalise your device.

 

To start, open the app screen, then:

1 Tap and hold the app you want to move.
To move the app, tap and hold the Google Play Store app
2 When the App settings menu appears, drag the app into the position that you would like it to be in.

Please note: If you continue holding the app and don't start to drag it around, it will be moved to the home screen.

App Settings menu on Galaxy Note10 screen
3 To add the app to the home screen, tap "Add to Home".

Please note: Some devices won't display the app settings menu. Instead, hold your finger on the app to begin rearranging. 

Tap Add to Home to add the Google Play store to home screen on Galaxy Note10
Still can't find the Play Store?Click to Expand

The Play Store comes pre-installed and cannot be deleted from your device. If you still can't find the Play Store you may have disabled it.

 

To find out if any of your apps are disabled, follow the steps below.

1 Go to "Settings".
2 Scroll down, then tap "Apps".
Tap to enter the Apps menu in Settings on Galaxy Note10
3 Tap "Google Play Store".
Tap to review Google Play Store app settings on Galaxy Note10
4 If the Play Store is already enabled, it will say "Installed". If it is disabled, it will say "Disabled". If so, tap "Enable".
If Google Play Store app is disabled, tap Enable
Google Play Store will not open or download apps?Click to Expand

If you are having trouble opening or loading the Play Store or if it will not launch apps, find out What to do if Google Play Store will not load or download apps.

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