It’s now easier to find and install Android TV and Wear OS apps with new Play Store filters

Google recently allowed users to directly install apps from the Play Store onto their Android TV via their smartphone. This was a convenient and welcome move for everyone who has an Android TV and installs apps on it frequently. Navigating through various menus and typing long app names on a TV can be annoying. The ability to install apps onto your TV directly via your smartphone saves time and requires lesser effort. Google seems to have realized that, which is why it has updated the Play Store with a new filter that makes things all the more convenient. You can now easily find specific TV and Wear OS apps using this filter.
As discovered by 9to5Google (via AndroidPolice), the Google Play Store has a new option on the top left corner of the screen every time you search for an app. When you hit the Search button after entering the name of an app in the search bar, the results are accompanied by a new green button that says This device by default. When you tap on the button, you will…

Written By: Sumukh Rao

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/play-store-filters-android-tv-wear-os/

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