Have you ever been browsing for a new app and been frustrated by seeing your already installed apps? I personally haven’t but if you have then the latest little server-side update to the Android Play Store may be just what you’re looking for. The new update adds a toggle that lets you hide your already installed apps from certain app lists.
The new toggle only shows up in top order lists such as the “Top Charts, Games, family etc. If you complete a search of open up one of the “more” options the toggle isn’t there. For me I think the toggle show be on all pages, it breaks the experience to have an inconsistent implementation of the feature across the app.
However, if you’ve been waiting for this it should be rolling out to you very soon, assuming you don’t already have it.