Remotely Install apps on Android Phone | Android Tips

Did you know that you can install apps on your android smartphone from a remote location or from any pc/laptop with active internet connection? This feature is useful as it is easy and faster to browse through google play store on pc with bigger screen and initialize installation in hassle free way. Here is how to send applications from pc to android phone of any manufacturer be it Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorol, etc.If you’ve bought new android phone, you should try this method as you want to search for a lot of apps and games, install them, So doing this from pc/laptop is more preferable.

  • Just visit play.google.com and log into your google account matching the same account that is on your android phone.
  • Now below any apps listed in google play store, you’ll notice Install button, just hit it and you’ll see a popup box. android apps remote installation 300x181
  • In the popup box, there is an option Send To where it will list all the android phones associated with your google account. Just select the desired one and hit on Install button. google play on pc 300x255
  • It’ll remotely ping your android handset and your phone will start downloading the application instantly. Note that for this to work, you phone should also have working internet connection/data services active.

Bonus Android Tip : If you want to install apps downloaded from other websites/location, you need to alter your android phone settings. Just go to settings menu of your android phone – security – Tick mark Unknown Sources option(Allow non market apps). Now copy .apk files to your android phone and launch the file to begin installation.

How to Check Android os version installed on your android smartphone ?

Just open android phone menu – navigate to settings – now the last option would be About phone, hit it. You’ll see all the basic info including model number of your mobile, Android version and other details.

How to check network signal strength in units of dBm ?

Follow the steps above i.e. Open menu – Settings – About Phone – Status. Now you’ll see your signal strength there in addition to other info like battery level in percentage, IMEI number, etc.

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