Nearby Share is an AirDrop for Android phones that we can easily activate. Google has developed a way for users to share applications with this system. This option is now starting to reach users available on the Play Store.
The new version of the Google Play Store (version 24 or higher) offers the ability to share apps with nearby phones using nearby sharing. This is a great way to send an application installed on your phone to someone nearby.
Share from Google Play Store apps
There is a new option to share in the “My Apps and Games” section of the Google Play Store (Share in English, as seen in the photo). This section provides the ability to send or receive applications through Nearby Share.
You can choose to send or receive an order. Once this option is selected, a list of the apps and games on the phone will be displayed for them to choose the app or apps they want to share. Once selected, click the send icon above to search for the closest device to send these applications.
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To confirm that you are the right person, a code will appear on the screen that is the same on both devices to avoid being sent to the wrong person. If it is correct, click on Confirm and the application will be submitted. On the receiving device, they can click Install to install this Google Play Store app on the phone. This ends that process.
This new way of sharing apps from the Google Play Store using Share Nearby is starting to reach Android users. To try it out, you need to have the latest version of the App Store installed. Although activation is required on the Google page, it shouldn’t take long to reach all of them.