Contact us today!
561-795-2000 
844-795-2001

FRS Pros Blog

Tip of the Week: Lesser-Known Google Play Features

Tip of the Week: Lesser-Known Google Play Features

Android device users rely on the Google Play Store to source applications, but many may not be aware of the controls and features that the Play Store has to offer. Let’s go over some of these features that could prove useful.

Controlling Purchases with a Password

App store purchases, whether to purchase or subscribe to an application itself or to add features and functionality to a free version, can very quickly and very substantially add up—especially if someone else gains access to your device. Locking the ability to make purchases behind password-based authentication can help prevent such spending from taking place.

Content-Based App Filtering

As the Play Store caters to users of all ages and audiences, many applications include gambling, violence, and other inappropriate and otherwise “Not Safe for Work” content. Naturally, you don’t want your business’ users to be downloading these applications on company-owned devices—or, for that matter, using them during work hours. Filtering out these kinds of apps can be accomplished by navigating to the Play Store, accessing Settings, finding Content Filtering, and adjusting the settings to outline what is appropriate within your business.

Review All Orders and Purchases

Speaking of overspending and checking for inappropriate app downloads, keeping track of how much money has been spent in the Play Store is simple thanks to the record that is maintained. On the online version of the Play Store, access the Gear icon, and find the My orders section.

View All Android Devices

To close, the online version of the Play Store also allows you to keep track of every device associated to a particular Google Account and used to access the Play Store through it. Again, in the Gear icon, the Settings area will reveal this information.

What else can the Play Store do to help you manage your mobile devices? Share anything we may have missed in the comments!

Let’s Look at a Few Collaboration-Themed Applicati...
Good Practices Often Yield Good Results

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://frspros.com/

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Productivity Business Computing Network Security Privacy Hackers Internet Software User Tips Google Efficiency Innovation Cloud Hardware Data Microsoft Workplace Tips Communication Email Business Management Hosted Solutions Business Smartphones Small Business Mobile Devices IT Support Computer Android Windows 10 Cybersecurity IT Services Data Backup Malware Tech Term Backup VoIP Collaboration Browser Users Disaster Recovery Upgrade Smartphone Data Recovery Phishing Outsourced IT Office 365 Windows Miscellaneous Communications Gadgets Information Ransomware Internet of Things Quick Tips Cloud Computing Apps Covid-19 Network Managed Service Cybercrime Business Continuity Saving Money Data Security Mobile Device Automation Managed IT Services Passwords Social Media Microsoft Office Operating System Mobile Device Management Facebook Health Wireless Two-factor Authentication Money Artificial Intelligence Information Technology Alert Save Money Conferencing Law Enforcement Vulnerability Server Holiday Employer-Employee Relationship OneNote Blockchain Wi-Fi Best Practice Printing IT Support Managed IT Managed IT Services Networking Virtualization Spam Applications Mobile Office Chrome Access Control Password Remote Workers Bring Your Own Device Vendor Managed Service Provider BDR Retail Hacking Gmail Unsupported Software Augmented Reality Windows 10 BYOD Word Computers Windows 7 App Project Management Patch Management Battery Paperless Office Router Data Breach Bandwidth Risk Management Data Storage Google Drive Settings WiFi Telephone Systems HIPAA Tech Support Remote Apple Fraud Management Audit Update Sales Telephony Shortcut Evernote Data Protection Mobile Security Politics Meetings Going Green Social User Error Google Assistant Government IT Management Cost Management Cortana Hybrid Cloud Robot Voice over Internet Protocol Data Loss Wireless Internet Marketing WannaCry Commerce Application The Internet of Things VPN iPhone Business Technology Google Docs Encryption Wireless Charging Software as a Service Training Devices Budget Safety Proactive IT Wireless Technology Hard Drive Display SaaS History Data Management Human Resources YouTube Touchscreen Payment Cards Travel Productivity Hosted Solution Search Sports Smartwatch File Sharing Avoiding Downtime Mobility Excel Hosted Desktop Employees Identity Theft Computer Care Nanotechnology Laptop Chromecast Processor Regulations Compliance Screen Mirroring Transportation Employee Office Tablets Maintenance Development Telework Telephone Unified Threat Management Proactive Private Cloud Fiber Optics Sync Solid State Drive Server Maintenance Remote Work Projects Storage Social Engineering Internet Exlporer Innovations Security Cameras Smart Devices OneDrive Vendor Management Root Cause Analysis Edge Touchpad Benchmarks Policy PowerPoint Admin Emails FAQ Cast Holidays Compliance Break/Fix Scam NFL Computer Fan eWaste Micrsosoft Audits Hyperlink Upgrades Websites Uninterrupted Power Supply Education Hard Disk Drive End of Support Investment Net Neutrality Identity Printers Identities Managed IT Service Remote Working Machine Learning Sabotage Troubleshooting Employee-Employer Relationship Samsung Ciminal Humor Myths Procedure Saving Time Charger Copiers Medical IT Device Security Business Intelligence Solutions Value Wasting Time Data Theft Adobe Workers IT Solutions Files ROI Internet Service Provider Data Privacy Legal Legislation Language Personal Information DDoS Managed Services Provider Reviews Amazon Downtime Disaster PC CRM Antivirus Recovery Threats Video Conferencing Gamification Keyboard Shortcuts Webinar Inventory 5G Windows Ink Digital Signage Printer Accessory Consultant Gifts Computing Reputation E-Commerce Licensing Updates Data storage Windows Server 2008 R2 Comparison Remote Monitoring Facebook Privacy Managed Services Virtual Assistant Remote Computing AI Testing Microsoft Excel IT budget Administrator Scams Organization Memory Instant Messaging Hacker Outlook IT solutions Lithium-ion battery Google Maps Spyware Streaming Media Firewall PCI DSS Computer Forensics Peripheral Emergency Credit Cards App store Alexa for Business Point of Sale iOS Microsoft Word WIndows Server 2008 Workstation Chromebook Co-Managed Services Specifications Virus eCommerce Windows 10s HBO Camera Entertainment Access Virtual Private Network Financial Payroll Keyboard Office tips Black Market Cleaning Automobile Advertising Big Data Congratulations Managing Stress USB Worker How To Books Hiring/Firing Video Games Experience HaaS Relocation Work/Life Balance Virtual Reality Regulation Crowdsourcing Employer Employee Relationship Current Events Electronic Medical Records Benefits Phone System Cache Save Time Computer Accessories Monitors PDF Twitter Smart Technology Flexibility Music Mobile Computing Television CrashOverride Communitications Company Culture Text Messaging Scalability Analytics Thank You es