Google has started to roll out Instant Apps feature to some of the users around the world. Instant Apps were originally introduced by Google last year during the annual I/O event. The feature simply allows users to use Android apps directly from the browser with no need of installing them on their Android smartphone or the tablet. As the feature is finally rolling out, here is how you can use Instant Apps on Android device.
Steps to enable Google’s Instant Apps on Android:
Step 1: Go to your Android device’s Settings.
Step 2: Navigate to Google option under phone’s settings.
Step 3. Look for Instant Apps option and tap on it.
Step 4: Read terms & conditions and agree to same for enabling Instant Apps.
It should be noted that Google is rolling out this feature to only selected users which means it is quite possible you might not have received it yet. If not, simply follow above steps regularly to see if the feature becomes available on your device.
Once you have enabled the feature, here’s how to use it via the phone’s browser.
Steps to use Google’s Instant Apps on Android:
Step 1: Open the browser app and Google search for apps Buzzfeed, Periscope, Viki or Wish. These are the four apps currently supported by the feature with Wish being the most reliable option.
Step 2: Browse through search results and tap on the one with Instant label alongside it.
Step 3: Tap on Open in Browser option to start using the app without actually installing it on your device.
This is the way you can use Instant Apps on your Android device. If the feature is available on your particular device, try it out and share your experience with us via the comments section below.