US-based tech giant Google has reportedly begun rolling out an iOS-like feature to simplify multi-device usage for the users of the Android ecosystem.
A new option titled ‘Sync Apps to Devices’ is now said to be released under the ‘Manage apps and device’ section of Google PlayStore, according to the statement.
This option is expected to allow Android users to install apps on all the devices that they are logged in from a single Google account. The intension behind releasing this feature is to raise the convenience quotient for the users of Android devices like phones, tablets, and watches, among others.
“Google has not officially announced the rollout of this feature, however, some people have already noticed the new option on PlayStore,” as per the reports.
Tapping on the option will reportedly allow users to see all the devices that are signed in from their Google accounts. The devices they want to sync their phone apps to can then be selected or deselected.
People using two or more Android phones at the same time will also be able to mirror all their apps signed in to the same Google accounts on all of the phones.
“The feature, however, will not update the apps on all the connected devices at the same time. Users will have to manually update all the apps on different devices,” according to the reports.
Apple already provides this functionality to iOS users. By default, all of the iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and Apple Watches that are linked to the same Apple ID sync together.