The Google-branded smartphone users in India can now use the apps without needing to install them through the Instant Apps feature. Although Google started testing the service back in January, until now the company seems to expand the service to more markets. Just with a click on a link, users can access to the Instant app feature. If there is an app available for the website, then instead of a web page, your browser will load it. The downloaded apps will be stored in the browser cache for a few hours before it is removed.
However, to activate the feature, you will need to head to Settings on your device and then tap on Google section. Here, you’ll see the Instant apps screen, simply tap on the switch in the upper right. After that, a set of options will appear and the “Yes, I’m In” option will be available for fully activation. However, currently there is only the Google Pixel, the Google Pixel XL, the Nexus 6P, and the Nexus 5X owners can get this feature. There is no information on when other Android phones will have chance to taste the Google’s new service.
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Google first unveiled the Android Instant Apps at Google I/O conference last year. This was developed to help users discover apps without having to wait for the download and installation process to finish. Those who are developers could also get the benefit from Google’s offer, as Instant Apps feature can either increase content consumption or make rates of download and the installation from users higher. Some developers have also announced the double download rate thanks to the Instant Apps. After the preview, Google has started testing the feature with the help of a handful of apps in January. Moreover, the company has also introduced tools to help developers tailor their applications for the new service. These tools helping developers are the SDK for Android Instant Apps. The SDK could help the developers divide the essential parts of the apps and even allows these portions to independently work.