Know how you can download and share your Google Play Media

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In addition to containing a bunch of apps, Google Play is packed with millions of books, movies and even music. You may be left wondering how to download and share them on Google Play, right? Well, just keep reading this complete guide to find out exactly how you can do it. Have a look.

Steps search for movies and TV

You can quickly search for your favorite movies and TV by name without the need to browse through the various genres of Google Play. Here’s how:

Step 1: Launch Google Play on your device.

Step 2: Tap Entertainment which is beside Apps & Games.

Step 3: Type the name of the movie or show you are looking for in the white search bar located at the top of the screen, and then tap the search icon on the keyboard.

Step 4: You will be now presented with the search results related to your search term. Tap MORE to browse only movies and TV shows.

Step 5: Now, everything should be organized into different categories so that you can find what you are looking for with ease.

Steps to browse movies and TV

Step 1: Launch Google Play on your device.

Step 2: Tap Entertainment which is beside Apps & Games.

Step 3: Tap Movies & TV under the Entertainment button.

Step 4: Tap Top Selling at the top of the screen.

Steps to buy movies and TV shows

Now, check out steps to buy a movie or episode. Before moving ahead, note that if you are part of a Google Play Family Library and want to share the media you are going to buy with that Family Library, you will need to buy it with the family payment option or your Google Play credit.

Step 1: Tap the Buy button. You will have two options: SD or HD. Just select one, and the payment window will show up. In case you want to select another means of payment, tap the price or title to bring up the Payment methods button.

Step 2: Tap the payment option you want to use.

Step 3: Tap Buy, and then type in your Google account password.

Step 3: Tap Confirm.

Step 4: Your payment will then be processed and a Payment successful window should appear, asking you if you want to watch your new purchase in the Google Play Movies & TV app.

Steps to share movies and TV shows with your family

After buying a good movie using your family payment option, you can share it with your Family Library by flipping the switch for Family Library under the Play button to the ON position.

Steps to browse music

Step 1: Launch Google Play on your device.

Step 2: Tap Entertainment which is beside Apps & Games.

Step 3: Tap Music under the Entertainment button.

Step 4: Swipe left on the Music button to browse through the different music categories, including Top Songs, Top Albums, New Releases, Genres, and Pre-Orders.

  • Tap Top Songs, Top Albums, New Releases to view the latest charting music on Google Play Music.
  • Tap Genres to browse through all the genres available.

Steps to buy music

Step 1: Tap the album or song price.

Step 2: The payment window will show up. In case you want to select another means of payment, tap the price or title to bring up the Payment methods button.

Step 3: Tap the payment option you want to use.

Step 4: Tap Buy, and then type in your Google account password.

Step 5: Tap Confirm.

Step 6: Your payment will then be processed and a Payment successful window should appear. Your purchase will be available in your Google Play Music library.

Steps to browse for books

Step 1: Launch Google Play on your device.

Step 2: Tap Entertainment which is beside Apps & Games.

Step 3: Tap Books under the Entertainment button.

Step 4: Swipe left on the Books button to browse through the different music categories, including Top Selling, New Releases, Genres, Comics, Children’s Books, Top Free.

  • Tap Top Selling, New Releases or Top Free to view that specific chart of book release on Google Play.
  • Tap Genres to keep browsing for a book according to your preferred genre.

Related: Google Play Music now can deliver songs that suit your mood

Steps to buy books

You also note that if you are part of a Google Play Family Library and want to share the media you are going to buy with that Family Library, you will need to buy it with the family payment option or your Google Play credit.

Step 1: Tap Buy $XX.XX.

Step 2: The payment window will show up. In case you want to select another means of payment, tap the price or title to bring up the Payment methods button.

Step 3: Tap the payment option you want to use.

Step 4: Tap Buy, and then type in your Google account password.

Step 5: Tap Confirm.

Steps to share books with your family

After buying a good book using your family payment option, you can share it with your Family Library by flipping the switch for Family Library under the Read button to the ON position.

That’s all there is to it. Got any questions? Sound off in the comments section below.

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