The Google Play Store, as we all know, is the app marketplace which is used by Android smartphone users all over the world. It is the best and the biggest Android app store currently available. In the Google Play Store, there are thousands of apps from other developers that are exhibited for smartphone users to utilize. Other than these apps, Google also has some apps of its own which are displayed in the same Play Store. One of Google’s own apps is the Google Play Movies and TV app.
Well, I should not have to tell you that this is one of the best apps for movie and TV show viewing in the app store. It is Google’s own product and therefore it is one of the best.
- Using Google Play Movies and TV app, you can sit down and watch a movie or a TV show anywhere you want and at any time you want.
- You just have to download the app, install it on your smartphone and then you are ready.
- You can search for movies and also search for them categorically by typing any of the genres that are present like comedy, horror, action, drama, romance, adventure, sci-fi, etc.
- You can easily buy or rent some movies from the app, and you will also find information about the rental period in the app itself.
- Keep in mind that movies and TV shows which you rent or purchase will automatically be added to your Google Play Store account, and it can be accessed on up to 5 of your devices which have Google Play Store in them.
- Apart from watching movies that are already free you also get movies that come with the Rent or Purchase option.
- You can add movies that you like to your library, and you can use different Google Play Store accounts as well to access this app.
Using the Google Play Movies and TV app you can now watch movies on your Android smartphones. Not only that but you can also watch movies and TV shows on your computer using the same Google Play Store account.
PURCHASING AND RENTING FROM THE GOOGLE PLAY MOVIES AND TV APP:
Once you purchase a movie from Google Play Movies and TV shows app, it will stay in your online library as long as you don’t delete it. But in the case of rentals, be it movies or TV shows, it will have an expiration time of up to 48 hours within which you will have to watch the movie or the TV show. As soon as the rental period is complete, the content will automatically be wiped from your online Google Play library. Buying, in the case of TV shows, is varied. You may get to buy single episodes, a complete season or all the available seasons together.
CONTENT RATING IN THE GOOGLE PLAY MOVIES AND TV APP:
Moving on; after the content purchasing and renting options, you can now learn more about the content rating. The content rating of a movie or a TV show helps signify to the user, the maturity that is displayed in the concerned content. When you find a movie or a TV show that you desire to watch you can click on the thumbnail. As soon as you do that, you will be led to another page where you will find every available option for the movie. There will be options for purchasing or renting, or it might also be free. There will be other information about actors appearing in the movie or TV show, a little plot and then there is the content rating that the movie or the TV show has garnered from Google.
REMOVING CONTENT FROM THE GOOGLE PLAY MOVIES AND TV APP:
Next up, we have the removing videos information. It is, of course, possible to remove videos from your library, but one thing to note is that in order to delete a video, be it a movie or TV show, from your Google Play library you will have to do that from your Android smartphone. The deletion of videos cannot be achieved from any other related devices that you have been using to view your videos.
CONNECTING YOUR TV:
After all this, we can hardly leave the most interesting and exciting part of the Google Play Movies and TV app which has been made possible by the incredible technological innovations that have been going around in the world for some time now. If you feel or have been feeling that your Android smartphone or Tablet is too small for your enjoyment, then you can get your movies or TV shows using the Google Play Movies and TV app on your LCD or LED TV. It is possible by getting the app directly on your Chromecast supported TV, or if your TV does not support Chromecast, you can just connect your mobile phone to your TV using an HDMI cable.
Google Play Movies and TV has now come up with the Google Play Family Library. It is the sharing feature that Apple had launched some time back for its iTunes apps and content. It lets a group of users share movies, books, apps and all types of content. It has some limiting features too. Users can spend on content using their own credit cards and they also have the ability to decide to share or not to share their content. One of the biggest positives of this service launched by Google is that it is accessible on up to six different devices and it can be accessed on mobile devices as well as Chromecast.
So there you go. Now you know what you have to do if you want to watch movies and TV shows online. Google Play Movies and TV is one of the best options firstly because the product is of Google and we all know that Google is the best in everything that it does and secondly because Google has a massive library which is basically never ending.