I have quiet a number of android devices. Not all of them have the same apps. On Google play it shows a My Apps section that shows a picture with the name of the apps in what appears a random order.

I'm not sure how many, but it's quiet a few pages, where I have to keep clicking more to see more of them.

It takes me a very long time to find a particular app in the list.

Google Play on the Android (phones and tablets) have a menu item called Library which allows you to see your My Apps.

I can scroll down the huge list that includes pictures. But it takes a very long time to find the app I'm looking for. Sometimes I get to the bottom and have to start over because I miss it in the list.

My question is, how to search the list rather than having to scroll downd the list.

The Goolge Play app has a search feature, but it doesn't search just "My Apps". It searches all the apps on Google.

If there is a way to get a text listing of "My Apps", it would be easy to find the app that I'm looking for.

The most ideal method would be an adb shell command to list the My Apps Library.

By the way, the **My Apps Library" is a list of the apps on all your devices, not just the individual device you're currently using.

One of the purposes of trying to search the list so so that I can better manage the redundant and obselete apps in my library.

  • Well there's this: 9to5google.com/2017/02/03/… – Android Dev Apr 26 '17 at 14:28
  • @AndroidDev Thanks for prompt the input! The link shows an image of what I tried to describe that shows in the updated androids for the libraries and installed applications. It doesn't show, or describe a method of actually searching the **My Apps" only, just scrolling through them. Are you provide the link as a suggestion for me to post the question to that community in their comment section? – L. D. James Apr 26 '17 at 15:17

I had a similar problem. Have note found better solution then: list all the apps on the google play may apps website (with repeated clicking show more) selected all site content with CTRL A copied it pasted into text document search for the keyword there

  • Thanks for the input, but I believe you are describing the problem that I expressed in my question. Over the years I have accumulated more apps that I actually can count. I believe every time you install an app, the number increases... while I don't think uninstalling the app decreases the number. So with there being so many apps, I kind of give up after so many of the clicks that you describe. With the question unanswered, someone might discover a method to eliminate the many clicks, or the actually flaw might eventually get fixed. – L. D. James Jun 28 at 12:05

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