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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Install Free Applications from Google Play Store in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Google Play Store is the official market for all Android phones including with the Samsung Galaxy S5. Google Play Store is also a pre-installed app that can be found in this phone. You can use this app to download or install third-party apps, either free or paid apps, into your phone. You have to activate your existing Google account or create a new one in order to be able to use Google Play Store app and other Google-related apps.


How to install free apps from the Play Store?
Assuming that you have added a Google account and connected with Internet, then you can install apps from the Play Store app by using the following steps:
  1. Open Play Store app.
  2. If this the first time for you using this app, you'll be presented with the "Google Play Terms or Service" window. Tap Accept button to continue.
  3. In the main page of the Play Store app, you can see some categories of apps. You can either browse apps by category or use search function to help you find a specific app with ease by using the following steps:
    • Tap the Search icon located at the top right corner of the screen.
    • Type the app name in the search bar and then tap in the keyboard to start searching.
    • All apps related with your keyword will be displayed on the screen.
    • Tap the required app.
    • Before installing the app, you can read first the app detail (description, review, etc) to make sure that this app has a feature that you're looking for and has a good reputation(has few complaints from their users). It's need to be done so that you don't end up installing the wrong app or installing app that will bring some problems for your phone.
    • Tap Install button.
    • Tap Accept button.
    • Once the installation process is completed, tap Open button to launch the app. FYI, you can find the shortcut of the newly installed app in the Home screen (if it still has free space to place the shortcut) and in the Apps menu.

In some cases, the users may not find the feature they need in the pre-installed apps or the apps are not working as expected. Thus, if you're experiencing these situations, then you can utilize the Play Store to find the required app that suit your need and then install it into your phone.

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