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How to Earn and Use Google Play Points to Get Free Apps?

Google has introduced the Play Points Reward program in India, which encourages a user to have more interactions with apps, and in return, they will gain points on the play store for app purchases. Although this feature along with the Google Play Pass isn’t new and was already available in 28 countries, India was not a part of it. Now that it is finally launched in India, in this read, we will talk about how to gain and use the Play Points. Meanwhile, you can also learn to get a Refund on Google Play Store.

How to Join and Earn and Use Google Play Points?

Every time you make a purchase on Google play you can earn points, and depending on the number of points you have earned you will be moving up the of the four tiers namely Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. All the tiers have different perks and benefits. The points earned, can be redeemed from Google Play Credit and you can use them the way you would like to, on the store. Here, I will not only try to shed light on how they can be earned but will also elaborate on how they can be used.

Google Play Points India

Steps to Join Google Play Points Rewards

In order to join the Google Play Points Rewards, in eligible countries, follow these steps.

1. Launch Google Play Store on your phone.

2. Now, go to the Profile menu from the top left corner, and click on Play Points.

3. On the next screen, tap Join for free and add a payment method if you haven’t already.

Where Can You Use Play Points?

Google has it collaborates with developers across the globe to offer services that can be redeemed with Play Points. In India, they have collaborated with nearly 30 developers such as Miniclip (makers of 8 ball pool), Play simple Games (makers of Word Trip), and some local apps like Gammation (makers of Ludo King), popular apps like Truecaller and Wysa. Google is also offering 5 times more Play Points for the first week to Indian users, as part of an introductory limited-time offer. You can use your Play Points for the following benefits:

  • Rent the latest movie of your choice
  • Buy an audiobook
  • Renew your Google cloud subscription
  • Coupons to buy in-game/in-app items at a discounted price, and more.

How To Redeem Google Play Points on Phone?

Now that we have discussed the benefits, of earned points, the question arises how will you redeem them? Let’s find out in the steps mentioned below.

1. Open the Google Play Store app.

2. Now, go to the Profile menu from the top left corner, and click on Play Points.

3. Here, switch to the Use tab, to choose between Coupons, Play credit, or you can even donate to a cause.

How To Redeem Your Points on PC?

Similar to a phone, you can also redeem your Google Play Point on a PC as well. Follow these steps to do so:

1. Visit the Google Play Website on your PC’s browser.

2. Click on your profile picture, from the top right.

3. Now, click on the Play Points option.

4. Your earned points will appear here, further switch to the Use tab.

google play points use tab

5. Here, you can choose between Coupons, Play credit, or even donate to a cause.

google play points for credit

Wrapping Up

So that was all about the Google Play Points, how to join the program, earn points, and use them in India. If this article has helped, then hit the like button and share it with your friends. Check out other useful articles linked below, and stay tuned to GadgetsToUse for more useful reads.

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Stuti Shukla

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