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The Android platform is ruling the world at present as it emerged overtaking ever other platforms in recent times. This is because of its features, hardware and software and usability. We need not mention about the app choices it has, as it has billions of apps in the Google Play Store for any Android user to access on their Android smartphone. It is very easy to get apps from the Play store and anyone can get it for free with only a Google account.

With one Google account you can access all of the Google’s services on your phone including YouTube, Gmail, Maps, Calendar, etc. At times, you need to switch between Google accounts to perform action especially if you are a business person. Many maintain a personal account and a business account separately and in such a case let us see how to swap Google accounts on your phone/ tablet/ laptop.

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How to Change Account in Google Play Store

There are several methods by which you can change accounts in Google Play Store and the best of the those methods are discussed below.

Method 1: How to Change / Swap Accounts in Google Play Store

Step 1: Open Google Play Store app on your smartphone.

Step 2: On the top left, click the Menu button (three horizontal lines).

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Play Store Menu

Step 3: You will see your account signed in.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Play store accounts

Step 4: Tap the arrow to expand displaying the existing accounts on your phone.

Step 5: Click on any account to which you need to change the Play Store to.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Play store add accounts

Thats it! You have now successfully changed the account on the Play Store. In this method you need not sign out from your active account that are using at present.

Method 2: How to Add a New Account for Google Play Store

Step 1: On your android device, open the Settings app. Or simply click on the Setting gear icon from the notifications slide down.

Step 2: Scroll down to Accounts / Accounts & Sync and click on it to open.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Accounts feature in settings

Step 3: You will see the list of accounts of various applications. At the bottom click on the Add Account.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Add account

Step 4: Click Google from the list.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Add a Google account

Step 5: Sign in with your Google account in the usual way.

Step 6: If you don’t have an alternative account click Create account in the bottom.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store
Create new Google account

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How to Change Account in Google Play Store from Web on a Mobile device

Follow the methods below to change account on Google Play Store from a web browser on your Android device.

Step 1: Open any browser on your Android device.

Step 2: Go to play.google.com.

Step 3: On the top left, tap the Menu (three horizontal lines).

Step 4: Next to your name, you will see a Edit button (pencil icon). Click on it.

Step 5: From the list of accounts, tap on an account to choose.

Step 6: If you don’t see the account you want, click on add account to sign in with a new account.

How to Change Account in Google Play Store from Web on a Desktop / Laptop

From the steps below, see how to change account on Play Store from a desktop / laptop.

Step 1: Open any browser on your desktop / laptop.

Step 2: Go to play.google.com.

Step 3: On the top right, click your profile picture.

Step 4: Click an account from the list of accounts signed in.

To Conclude

Thus adding or changing an account in Google Play Store is so simple that you can do it within minutes. So you can easily switch between your accounts from the above methods. Comment below if you face any issues.

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