Google Play Services 16.0.86 Beta APK is Now Available for Android

The best way to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to the new features, bug fixes and software tweaks that are being introduced by updates is to enroll in Google’s Beta Program. The biggest benefit that being a beta tester brings is the fact that you will get to access all of Google’s latest software updates ahead of everyone else. Therefore, your smartphone will always deliver stellar performances and its security will be enhanced with all the latest monthly patches.

Google Play Services 16.0.86 Beta APK

The reason why we are talking about Google’s beta updates is because the Android parent has recently released a new one for Google Play Store. The new update changes Google Play Store’s build number to 16.086 Beta and it can be downloaded in the form of APK. This means that Android users need to create a beta account and to enable the “Unknown Sources” option on their smartphones

How to Install APK Updates

The trick to installing APK updates is that as previously mentioned, users need to enable the “Unknown Sources” option. This option is available in the Privacy tab which can be located Settings panel of all smartphones. In addition, Android users who enable the “Unknown Sources” option and install a beta update will automatically receive the next beta update via OTA (over the air) channels. Therefore, having to manually download and install Android updates is a one-time thing.

Improved Stability


Even though many Android users don’t know this, Google Play Store is one of the most vital components of the Android operating system. Google Play Store takes care of important matters such as synchronizing phone contacts, IDs, passwords and much more. With that said, it should come as no surprise that Google’s latest beta update for Google Play Store focuses on improving the background app’s overall stability.

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