All the Android devices has the Google play store app from which you download free and paid application on your device. To purchase some paid application from the Google play store you have to save your credit card or bank details on your device, so now the problem is that anyone can purchase the application on your device without entering your bank or card details. Few days back one of cousin is playing some game on my Nexus 4 and at the same time he visited the play store and accidentally purchases an application from the Google play store. So to avoid such kind of problem you have to Protect Google Play Store With Password To Prevent Unwanted Purchases.
So after this whenever you or someone want to purchase the app from the Google play store you’ll need to enter your Google credentials to finalize the purchase. With the help of this feature, everything when you want to purchase some app you have to enter the Google password to confirm the purchase from your device. Now no one can purchase any application from your device without entering your Google password. So lets take a look how to password protect your Google Play app to prevent these unwanted purchases.
The process is so simple and takes 5 minute to setup your password in Google play Store app. Go to your device and open the Google play store application on your screen and now go to the “Settings” of the app to follow the next steps. See the screenshot below:-
Now you are on the Google play store app setting apse, here you can see a option “Password”, check the checkbox, a pop-up opens on your android screen to confirm your Google password. Enter your Google Account’s password and hit OK. Now the password is saved on your device and protection is enable on your device.
From now onward you have to enter your Google account password each time you try to buy something on Google Play store. One of the simple and easy way to protect Google Play Store with Password. If you want to protect some of the application on your device with the password then read our guide here Protect & Lock Your Android Applications with Password and don’t forget to check our Android apps section here.