I bought an iphone Xs. All the apps I liked can be found on google play store. Why cant I download google play store onto an iphone?

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  • 2 years ago
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    Simply put, the play store is for Android based apps, and the app store is for IOS (Apple) based apps, and they just don't play well together. There are a number of apps that are available in both stores, but you will have to look to see if the apps you REALLY want are available in the app store or not. If the apps you want are only available in the play store, then you will have to return the iPhone and return to using an Android based phone (pick the one you like best), so you can return to using the play store.

  • 2 years ago

    You can't transfer any apps from an Android phone to any iPhone. The reason is because the iPhone would not have a system to know whether the app you're downloading is compatible with the iPhone or not. It IS however possible to log into an account on an app that was downloaded onto the Android by downloading the compatible app on the iPhone.

  • 2 years ago

    Android is a google sponsored one while IOS supports itself.

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    because who the f*ck uses androids? #keepadroidsforthepoor

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  • Mmm J
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    2 years ago

    Because Android-based apps don't work on iOS.

    If "All the apps [you] liked can be found on google play store", then you should ditch the iPhone and get an Android-based smartphone.

  • 2 years ago

    The App Store sucks so bad

  • 2 years ago

    because they have an app store on iPhones

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