Google is reportedly testing a brand new characteristic that may see apps sync between Android gadgets for the primary time.
Google seems to be testing a brand new change to the way in which the Play Retailer handles apps on a number of gadgets, and it might change the way in which individuals use it for the higher.
Whereas Android has let individuals remotely set up apps on their telephones and tablets for a while, it is now thought that Google is testing a change that may have these apps mechanically sync between gadgets. That’s, apps downloaded on one gadget will mechanically obtain on different gadgets as nicely — as long as they’re signed into the identical Google account in fact.
That in fact is precisely the way in which that iPhones and iPads have additionally labored for a really very long time, though the characteristic will also be disabled if desired. However when enabled, anybody who downloads an app on their iPhone will even see the iPad model land on their pill as nicely. As if by magic, and with no handbook intervention in any way.
Now, it is mentioned that Google is testing one thing related though it seems to be with a very small pool of individuals. Just one individual seems to have observed the characteristic thus far, and so they shared particulars on Twitter by way of Android Police’s Artem Russakovski.
As they notice, this alteration additionally signifies that individuals can set up apps on their different telephones remotely, proper from their principal telephone, for the primary time. Beforehand, it was solely accessible by way of the Google Play Retailer web site until putting in on tablets, Google TV gadgets, and smartwatches.
There’s sadly no telling when this new functionality will roll out to extra individuals and it is nonetheless very a lot early days. We’ll study extra info as increasingly more individuals get their fingers on these new options as nicely, so fingers crossed that begins to occur quickly.