How To Recover Deleted Apps On Android Phone (The Easy Way)

Fortune Osinachi
Fortune Osinachi - Freelance Writer
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Have you ever deleted a lot of apps on your phone and you’re wondering how you can recover all the deleted apps on your Android?

This guide will show you how you can reinstall deleted apps that you’ve previously uninstalled on your Android phone or Tablet

When you knowingly or unknowingly delete an app on your Android phone, it’ll be easy for you to recover the app if you’re using the Google Play Store.

In this article, you’ll learn how to recover deleted apps on your Android phone. If you use Google Play Store ONLY.

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How To Recover Deleted Apps On Android Phone

If you’re using the Google Play Store to install your apps, you’ll be able to recover deleted apps on your Android device.

If you’re using a third-party app store, you’ll not be able to use this option to reinstall the deleted app.

Step 1: Open Google Play Store

To restore deleted apps, open the Google Play Store app on your Android phone.

After opening the Google Play Store, tap on your profile icon at the top-right corner of your phone. You’ll see the different options.

Make sure the email you’re using on Play Store is the same email you’ve been using to download apps on your Android device.

Step 2: Tap Manage Apps & Devices

From the menu option, tap on Manage apps & devices. Under Manage apps & devices, you have the Overview and Manage options, tap on Manage.

Step 4: Select Not Installed

Once you tap on Manage, you’ll see 3 different options; Installed, Update available, and Games.

Tap on Installed and select Not installed, you’ll see a list of apps that you’ve previously installed on your phone using that email address.

Step 5: Download The App

Select the application you want to install and tap on the Download icon at the top page.

To see the most recent apps you’ve deleted, tap on Name at the top right, and select Recently added.

You’ll see all the apps you’ve recently deleted, check the box and tap on the Download icon.

If you have a different email you can change the email and follow the same step to see the apps you have recently deleted to install.

Note: If the app is no longer on Google Play Store you’ll not be able to see it here again. If you install the app from a third-party app, you’ll not be able to reinstall the deleted app.


When a user deletes an application on their device, they think the app is gone and can’t be gotten back. This article shows you how you can recover deleted apps on Android phones.

All your deleted apps are always available when you need them. You can always go to the Google Play Store to redownload all your most recently deleted apps.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Can I Do If I Can’t Still Find An App?

You’ll need to change your email account to the one you were using when you downloaded the app. If you have mu ltiple emails on your Android phone, you can switch between them and see if the app will be available in the Not installed section.

Why Am I Asked To Pay For The App I Previously Purchased Before Deleting It?

It’s because you’re not logged in to the Play Store account you made a previous purchase with. Simply change the Google account to the one you’ve paid the app for.

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By Fortune Osinachi Freelance Writer
Fortune Osinachi is an experienced freelance tech writer specializing in consumer technology. With 5 years of expertise, he delves into comprehensive guides for iOS, macOS, and Windows on Techvocast. His work also extends to prominent online media platforms including What Gadget, iGeekPhone, Xiaomitoday, and MobiGaming.
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