How to Install a Google App Through the Chrome Browser on an iPhone

The Chrome Web browser app that you have installed on your iPhone is just one of many Google apps that are available in iOS. You can search for many of these apps in the iPhone’s App Store, but that would require you to know what those apps are called. Fortunately it is possible for you to find and install additional Google apps from within the Chrome browser that you already have on your device.

Our tutorial below will show you how to select and install a Google app from a list that can be found in the Chrome browser. You will then be able to use that app (such as Google Sheets, Google Maps, Google Play Music and more) and increase the functionality of your iPhone.


How to Install Google Apps With Chrome

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.3.2. Note that you will be going to the App Store through the Chrome browser on your iPhone. Depending upon the security settings on your iPhone you may need to know the password for your iTunes account before you can install these Google Apps.

Step 1: Open the Chrome browser app on your iPhone.

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Step 2: Tap the Menu icon at the top-right corner of the screen.

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Step 3: Select the Settings option.

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Step 4: Touch the Google Apps option.

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Step 5: Tap the Install button to the right of the app that you would like to install on your iPhone.

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Step 6: Touch the Get button to the right of the app, then tap the Install button. Note that the Get button may be a cloud icon if you have previously installed the app on your device.

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The app will then download and you can launch it by touching the Open button once the installation is complete.


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