How to Add to Wishlist in Google Play

If you want to write down things that you can later buy or install from Google Play, you may want to learn how to create a wishlist.

In this article, we’ll show you how to do this and also how to manage your wishlist in general. In addition, our FAQ covers how to redeem codes to purchase items and how to keep your devices safe when installing apps.

How do you add to your wishlist on Google Play?

To add items to your wish list on Google play from an Android mobile device:

  1. Launch the app.
  2. Browse the categories below and look for an item of interest.
  3. Find the desired item and select it.
  4. Click on ‘More’ at the top and then on ‘Add to wishlist’.

To delete wishlist items:

  1. Click on the profile icon, towards the top of the screen.
  2. Tap ‘Library’.
  3. Select ‘Wish List’.
  4. Select and long press the item you want to delete.
  5. Click on “Remove from wishlist”.

To see your wishlist items:

  1. Launch the app.
  2. Click on the profile icon.
  3. Tap ‘Library’.
  4. Select ‘Wish List’.

From a desktop

To add items to your wishlist on Google play from a desktop:

  1. From a new browser, go to play.google.com.
  2. Browse the categories and search for an item of interest.
  3. Click on the item and then select ‘Add to Wishlist’.

To delete wishlist items:

  1. In a new browser, navigate to play.google.com/wishlist.
  2. For more options, click on the wishlist item you want to remove.
  3. On the detail page, click on ‘Remove from wishlist’.

To go directly to your wish list to view the items from your desktop:

How to Solve ‘Can’t Add to Wishlist’ on Google Play?

You may not be able to add an app to your wishlist for the following reasons:

  • The permission to add a particular app to your wishlist can sometimes be blocked by the app developer.
  • In some cases, to keep your device or computer safe, Google Play’s app verification feature blocks apps created by third-party developers and disables the option to download the app.

If you’re having trouble adding other items to your wishlist, Google’s support team is available to help troubleshoot, resolve, or provide advice on the cause.

Additional FAQs

Can you gift things on Google Play?

Yes, that’s possible. However, currently you can only email Google Play eBooks called “digital gifts” and in several countries you can give physical gift cards.

To send someone an eBook, they must be a registered Google Play user in the same country as you.

To do this from an Android mobile device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Find the book you want to send.

3. Click it to go to the detail page.

4. Click on “Gift”.

5. Follow the instructions.

· The gift code will be sent to the person in an email and you will also receive a copy.

From a desktop it is:

1. In a new browser, go to play.google.com/store/books.

2. Find the book you want to send.

3. Click it to go to the detail page.

4. Click on “Buy as a gift”.

5. Follow the instructions.

· The gift code will be sent to the person in an email and you will also receive a copy.

How do I use a Google Gift?

When you redeem your Google gift code, the gift is added to your Google Play balance. To redeem your gift from an Android device, do the following:

1. Launch the app.

2. Click on the hamburger menu.

3. Select ‘Redeem’.

4. Enter your gift code, then select ‘Redeem’.

From your desktop:

1. In a new browser, go to play.google.com/store.

2. Enter your gift code.

3. Select ‘Redeem’.

To redeem your Google Play gift via email:

Remark: If you lost the email, ask the buyer to resend the email to you.

1. Open the email you received from the buyer.

2. Click on “Redeem Gift”.

3. Follow the instructions.

How do I pay for something on Google Play with my gift code?

To use your Google Play gift code when making a Google Play purchase, do the following:

1. Locate the ‘Payment method’ section at checkout.

2. Click the down arrow next to “Payment method” and then “Redeem”.

3. Enter your gift code.

4. Follow the instructions.

How do I see my wish list?

To view your wish list from an Android device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Click on the menu hamburger icon.

3. Select “Wish List”.

Or, to access your wishlist directly from your desktop:

1. In a new browser, navigate to play.google.com/wishlist.

How do I create a wishlist on Google Play?

To build your wishlist on Google play using your Android mobile device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Find and click on the item you want to add to your wish list.

3. Click on “More” at the top and then “Add to wishlist”.

· Repeat these steps to create a collection of wishlist items.

From your desktop it is:

1. In a new browser, go to play.google.com.

2. Browse the categories and search for an item of interest.

3. Click on the item and then select ‘Add to Wishlist’.

· Repeat these steps to create a collection of wishlist items.

How do I get a list of my apps?

To view a list of your downloaded apps from your mobile device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Click on the hamburger menu.

3. Select ‘My apps & games’.

4. Click “All” to see all your apps downloaded from each device.

From a desktop:

1. In a new browser, navigate to the Chrome Web Store.

2. Click on “Settings” in the top right corner.

3. Select ‘Your apps’.

How do I install an app in Chrome?

To install an app from your desktop:

1. In a new browser, navigate to the Chrome Web Store.

2. Find the app you want to install.

3. Select “Add to Chrome” for a free app.

4. Select “Buy” for the paid one.

To delete an app on your desktop:

1. Find the app you want to uninstall.

2. Right click on it and then click on “Remove from Chrome”.

3. When you receive the confirmation message, click “Delete”.

Why can’t I add some apps to my wishlist?

You may not be able to add an app to your wishlist for the following reasons:

· The permission to add a particular app to your wishlist can sometimes be blocked by the app developer.

· In some cases, to keep your device or computer safe, Google Play’s App Verification feature blocks apps created by third-party developers, disabling the option to download the app.

If you’re having trouble adding other items to your wishlist, Google’s support team is available to help troubleshoot.

Why is Google Play no longer available?

The Google Play Music Store was officially discontinued in September 2020. This has been replaced by the music streaming service YouTube Music. YouTube Music is free to use, with a $9.99 fee for a premium subscription.

How do I delete my Google Play searches?

To delete your Google Play searches from an Android device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Select the hamburger menu and then ‘Settings’.

3. Select ‘Clear Local Search History’.

How do I keep my phone safe when downloading apps?

Google Play Protect helps improve the security of your mobile devices and computer when installing apps by:

· Check for potentially dangerous apps by scanning your device regularly. If one is detected, it will send you a notification to uninstall the app.

· Disable potentially harmful apps until you uninstall them.

· In most cases, you will automatically remove a malicious app and let you know that it has been removed.

Google Play Protect is enabled by default. To disable it using your Android device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Click the hamburger icon, then “Play Protect” and then “Settings”.

3. Select off from the “Scan apps with Play Protect” option.

Improve the detection of malicious apps

If the “Improve malicious app detection” setting is turned on, Google Play Protect may send unidentified applications to Google if you’ve installed an app from an unknown source. To inform Google about unknown apps from your Android device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Select the hamburger icon, then “Play Protect” and then “Settings”.

3. Select on or off from the “Improve Malicious App Detection” option.

To check your app’s security status from your mobile device:

1. Launch the app.

2. Click on the hamburger menu and then on ‘Play Protect’.

· Here you will see information about the status of your device.

Pin your wishes to a Google Play wishlist

By creating a Google Play wish list, you can save interesting items and apps to buy later. Leaving items out for too long may cause some to become unavailable. On the other hand, you may be pleasantly surprised if an item has been reduced in price.

Now that you know how to build and manage your wish list, have you noticed that you have added a lot of items? What type of items are you likely to add? Leave us a comment in the section below.

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