How to Get Google Weather app on Android Homescreen

    Want to install Google Weather app on Android phone? The blog post has quick workaround on how to do that.

    How to Get Google Weather app on Android Homescreen

    Google Weather is one of the best weather apps for Android phone. It has a neat and clean design, shows complete weather information which includes rain, wind, sunrise/sunset times and a lot more, all for free.

    Unfortunately, the weather app from Google is not available on the Google Play store, then the question is how to get it on your Android phone.

    Get Google Weather app on Android Phone

    The good new is that using a quick workaround you can get Google Weather app on your Android phone. Here’s what you need to do:

    To get started, launch the Google app on your phone. The same application comes preinstalled out of the box running Android operating system.

    In case, due to any reason the same weather app is missing, then you can download it from play store.

    2. In the Google search box, type weather and instantly present the weather forecast for your area.

    add google weather - access weather instantly from home screen

    Possibly, you will see a box with a title which reads “Access weather instantly from your home screen.”

    Next, tap on the Add button and follow the insturctions. This will add the Google Weather on your phone home screen.

    If the same box is missing on the top of the weather forecast, then don’t worry. Tap on the Three dots more icon available on the upper right corner.

    add google weather

    From the menu choose “Add a Home screen shortcut” and again tap “Add” button from the dialog box. This will complete the process and add the Weather app shortcut on your device homescreen.

    That’s it!

    This is how to get Google weather app on Android phone. You can follow this workaround on all phones running Android operating system.

    Find this blog post handy? Not a great fan of Google Weather app, then which weather app do you prefer? We would like to hear from your in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
    Himachali, Mechanical Engineer, Snooker Lover, Avid drinker of Scotch, Traveler, and Webmaster. (

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