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Use Instant Apps on Your Phone

You can use apps without even installing them on your phone. With Instant Apps, all you need is a link. Get in and out without the fuss.

Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Instant Apps is only available on Oreo updated phones.

Not all apps support Instant Apps.

Turn Instant Apps On or Off

Use Instant Apps to use apps without installing them. From Settings, touch Google > Instant Apps. Choose a Google account to use with Instant Apps. Review the following and then touch YES, I'M IN.

Note: If you do not see Instant Apps in Google settings, then it is not yet available on your phone.

Use Instant Apps

In a pinch, use an app without installing it. When you touch a link, Google Play checks if there's an app that could open the link. It will open the link in the instant app (if available) if you don't already have the app installed on your phone. An instant app only loads the portions of the app needed to perform the current action. These portions of the app and any data they store are temporarily added to your phone. To remove that data, navigate to Settings > Google > Instant Apps. Touch the instant app, and then touch Clear app data.

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