Google announced new way to try apps immediately without having install them on your mobile device. This new technology is called “Android Instant Apps”. Google’s attempt is to do something like native applications. Instant Apps allows Android users to test and run apps instantly without installation. They have fast and beautiful user interfaces, high performance. Those apps can build using Android Studio. Currently there are only small collection of Instant Apps available on Google play stores including BuzzFeed Hollar, Red Bull, Skyscanner, and others. Earlier this feature only working on my Nexus 6P running Android 7.1.1, and other devices like Pixel and Pixel XL, running Android 7.1.2, but now Instant Apps are also working on other devices.
How to Enable Instant Apps on Android
- Go to your Phone’s settings menu.
- Scroll down and click on “Google”.
- Click on Instant Apps under Services category.
- Click on toggle to enable Instant Apps.
- Read instructions and click on “Yes, I’M IN”.
Once you completed above steps search for the Instant Apps in Google Play Store, You can search for the Instant Apps like BuzzFeed, NYTimes (Crossword), Hollar, Red Bull, Skyscanner, Onefootball Live Soccer Scores.
How to Access Instant Apps on Android
- Open Google Play Store on your android phone.
- Search for the Instant Apps, Let’s take an example of Wish app.
- Click on Try Now.
Once you clicked on Try Now button, Smartphone will start loading Instant Apps, you can also install full app by clicking on Install. One thing we noticed with Instant Apps and that thing is anyone can access most of the functions of main app using Instant Apps.
List of Instant Apps
- NYTimes (Crossword)
- Red Bull
- Onefootball Live Soccer Scores
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