After uploading an APK to internal app sharing, anyone can download the app from the link within 24 hours. However, authorized testers must first enable internal app sharing on their Google Play Store app to be able to download the app.
The “Install” button may be missing on certain devices like the Google Pixel 3 XL, even if they are using the same
account and accessing the same internal app.
Would someone kindly offer a recommendation for my predicament? I would be grateful for any feedback.
Try these from top to the bottom:-
If you have signed in to several
while using the same owner account on your mobile device, you have two options. You can either log out of all
except for the one that is listed on the email of testers, or you can create a new mobile user on your phone and sign in to a
that is listed in the Google console for testers.
It’s possible that the app you installed is also on another user’s mobile device. Access it by navigating to
Settings > Apps & notifications > Your App
and clicking on
Ensure that the
Internal app sharing
setting is set to
. Navigate to
Tab 7 times on "Play Store Version"
. Once you have completed these steps, the option shown in
will be visible.
At times, it becomes necessary to clear the cache, hence navigate to
Settings > Apps & notifications > Google Play Store > Storage & Cache > Clear Storage/Cache
- Temporarily switch to a different Google Play account.
Despite attempting all of the solutions provided, none proved successful. However, the hints given prompted me to modify my account. Specifically, I have four accounts associated with
, two of which are designated as tester accounts. Interestingly, the issue persisted when logged in to a tester account but was resolved upon switching to a non-tester account.
While I haven’t personally attempted it, enabling developer options on both devices could be a potential solution. Although typically only necessary for USB debugging purposes, it’s worth considering as a troubleshooting option.