Google play store is a digital market owned and operated by Google for all android enabled devices. Here, all android users can search and download for free services that are needed. Also, they are uniquely different for each user. This marketplace was originally a hardware retailer that gave up that part of its services in 2015 to become fully a digital media store.
Google play store makes available to all android users all applications developed with the android software kit (SDK) for free or at a cost. These apps can be downloaded to one’s device or installed directly from the play store mobile app. Apps are mostly targeted at devices with a specific hardware specification. So there’s no need to start searching for a version of an app for your device separately. Since the inception of this marketplace in 2012, Google has kept up to users’ expectation by making it a top-notch priority that this app is always available when needed.
Brands Under Google Play Store
There are three major brands that make up the Google play store, listed below as:
- Android Market
- Google Music
- Google eBook store
But still features quite a lot of other sub services that ranges from Google Play Newsstand, Google Play Games, Google Play Books, Movies & TV and Google Play Music.
Update And Security Of Google Play Store
While Google play store is updated on a rather frequent note. One would notice that it takes quite a number of weeks for some devices to get the latest version. The great version of this story is that it doesn’t really affect the old version thus it goes by mostly unnoticed.
But most Google play store users has once upon a time experienced one error or the other with using the play store app. You can fix these errors by doing just a few things to ensure smooth running of the app.
- Check Your Date And Time Settings
- Uninstall Previous Updates
- Check Your Internet Connection
- Install The Latest Version Of Google Play
- Disable Your VPN
- Clear The Google Play Store Cache
- Enable Download Manager
- Clear Out Your Play Store Data
- Reset Your Google Account On Your Device
- Check Your Disabled Apps
- Perform A Factory Data Reset On Your Smartphone
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More on Play Store Update and security
The most you can do is to ensure you have the current version of the software which always seems to be the most stable. You should also note that google play store requires just a few access to your private info which includes.
- Accessing the Internet
- Sending SMS messages
- Accessing a user’s address book data
- Reading from and writing to the installed memory card
- Making phone calls
As such it is left to the user to decide if to grant such permission or not. While most security companies keep up with the claim that most of these app permission requests might be harmful to users. The claim doesn’t solely rest on the app itself being malicious. In most cases of Trojans has actually left the user with no option than to factory reset their mobile devices. From the user’s end caution can still be attached by each user being sure of the features of an app before attempting to install.