Monday , September 24 2018 Ausdroid » Software » Apps, Games & Google Services » Instant Apps are starting to work, here’s how to set yourself up to use them


After announcing a new feature, called Instant Apps, which lets you use partial functions of Android apps without installing the full app at Google I/O last year, Google finally began testing them in a limited public trial last year. It looks like Google has begun rolling it out, and here’s how to set it up.

First off, this doesn’t seem to be working for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t set it up and try it out yourself. To enable Instant Apps you’ll need to Go to Settings > Go to Google Settings > Tap Instant Apps, then tap the switch to allow Instant Apps. You’ll then be presented with a dialogue box to enable Instant Apps, make sure it’s for the right account and you’re set.

When announcing the Instant Apps trial, Google shared their launch partners for Instant Apps which included BuzzFeed, Wish, Periscope, and Vik. I’ve tried this on three phones so far, and none are working for me as yet.

Reader Will had more success, he found his phone was able to get it working with Wish. As you can see, the search results show an option to use an ‘Instant’ app, which then shows up in your Google Settings under Instant Apps.

It’s hit and miss, but does seem to be rolling out further so if you want to try it out go and enable the settings for it.

Thanks: +Will Kallis.

Daniel Tyson   Ausdroid's Editor in Chief

Dan is a die-hard Android fan. Some might even call him a lunatic. He's been an Android user since Android was a thing, and if there's a phone that's run Android, chances are he owns it (his Nexus collection is second-to-none) or has used it.

Dan's dedication to Ausdroid is without question, and he has represented us at some of the biggest international events in our industry including Google I/O, Mobile World Congress, CES and IFA.

3
Join the Ausdroid Conversation

avatar
3 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
Leonardo Hunterkspaeth@mail.ruTheGreenway Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Leonardo Hunter
Guest

I profited 104 thousand bucks previous year by doing an online job and I manage to do it by w­orking part time f­­o­­r 3+ h /day. I used work model I came across from company that i found online and I am happy that i was able to make such great money. It’s so user friendly and I’m so blessed that I found out about it. Here’s what I do… STATICTAB.COM/x4biwaa

kspaeth@mail.ru
Guest

I’ve made 104,000 bucks in last twelve months by freelancing on-line and I did that by wor­king part time for 3 or sometimes more hrs daily. I followed work model I was introduced by this web-site i found on-line and I am excited that I was able to earn so much money on the side. It’s very beginner friendly a­­n­­d I’m just so happy that i learned about it. Here is what i do… STATICTAB.COM/x4biwaa

Nathan Greenway
Ausdroid Reader

I was able to get it working, I just did a search in Chrome for ‘wish shopping’. The second option was for the App. Once you tap it, it gives you the same option in the screen shot above.

Check Also

New Zealand Petrol price is expensive

App Review: Gaspy Shows New Zealanders Cheap Petrol Nearby

Almost 600,000 Australians visit New Zealand for work and pleasure each year. One of the …