26/01/2021

Fiche : Downloading an application (app)

Downloading an application to my Android telephone

An application (app) is a software
There are free applications and some that you have to pay for

There are apps for many things
For example, for :

  • Moving around
  • Chatting
  • Sending emails
  • Making an appointment with a doctor
  • Translating text
  • Keeping informed
  • Organising paperwork

There are already apps on my telephone
On the screen of my telephone I can see the app Play Store

I can use the app Play Store
to download new apps

To download an app with Play Store


I need to create a Gmail account
This is Google’s messaging service

To set up a Gmail account
I click on Google; the internet page opens
I write ‘set up a google account’ in the search bar

A new webpage opens up
I write :

  • my first name and surname
  • my username: this is my email address
  • my password








When my Gmail account has been set up
On my telephone’s home screen

I click on Play Store


I connect with my Google account
I can now download apps

In the search bar

I write the name of the app that I want
I click on it

Then I click on Install.
The app downloads

When the download is complete
I click on Open
The app opens



Downloading an app to my Apple iOS telephone

There are already some apps on my telephone
On my telephone’s screen I can see the App Store

I can use the app App Store to download new apps
I need to create an Apple ID in order to use App store

To set up an Apple ID :
I open the app App Store and click on

I click on Créer un identifiant Apple
I write my email address and my password
I click on Créer un identifiant Apple

I will have to answer several questions :

  • Accepting the general conditions
  •  Adding my date of birth
  • Confirming my telephone number
  • Adding my bank card number
    If I do not want to add my bank card number, I click on Aucun

When I have answered all the questions
I receive an email message
I have to open the message and confirm my email address



I can now open the app App Store
I can download apps

In the search bar
I write the name of the app that I want
Then I click on Obtenir

The app downloads

I click on Ouvrir
The app opens





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