Instant App is a feature that lets you to use an app without needing to fully download it onto your phone. It allows users to run your apps instantly, without installation. All you need is a link, and you will be launched into an application, or a particular part of an application. They give speedy, native functionality with just a click. They are simply available in the form of sharable links or URLs. The basic idea is simple. when you click on a link, if that link has an associated Instant App at the URL you get a tiny version of that app instead of the website.
Instant Apps are the next step in app evolution, that brings the speed and power of a native app with the ease and immediacy of a web app. They look and operate just like one of the apps that are installed on your phone, but you don’t need to download anything. They launch just like a regular app would, and offer the same experience.
Most of us would prefer to use a native app over a website where possible but we don’t want the hassle of installing it. Using an Instant App is similar to browsing to a web page. Once you close the window, it disappears.
Today, Instant Apps are becoming a part of the Play Store. Via a new “Try it Now” button, users can start using an app without installing it. With Google Play Instant, people can tap to try an app or game without installing it first. There is a small collection of Instant Apps available now, including those from BuzzFeed, NYTimes (Crossword), Hollar, Red Bull, Skyscanner, and others.
To use instant apps you need to enable Instant Apps for your account on your phone. Head over to your Settings app and find your Google Account settings. Scroll down to Instant Apps, flip the toggle on, and tap Yes I’m in on the next screen.
Android Instant Apps have a number of undoubted benefits:fast purchases in the application, payments can be made by using saved card data, application launch goes without a preliminary installation, and the app opening lasts no longer than switching to the website. Instant Apps will allow Android users to make mobile payments in a faster, more convenient manner. Suppose you want to buy tickets for your favorite movie and you don’t have the cinema app. So instead of using the mobile website you can use the app’s lean checkout screen with just a click. If your card is registered with Android Pay, you can complete the payment in another click or two.
By now, it has already become clear that this tech innovation has significant growth prospects, with the highest potential in e-commerce, entertainment, and cooking applications as well as game demo versions.