Everyone who has ever used an Android powered smartphone will know that the premium user experience that Google’s operating system offers is unparalleled. What many people don’t know about the Android operating system is that there is one background app that is in charge of every important function! This background app is called Google Play Services and even though it might not be as popular as the Google Play Store, Google Play Services is much more important because it automizes lots of important features.
The Importance of Google Play Services
The first thing that we want to cover about Google Play Services is the fact its one of the most important services in the Android operating system because it provides core functionality such as automatic authentication to Google apps, access to all the latest user privacy settings, synchronized contacts, and much more. With that said, no one should be amazed to find out that Google is releasing new updates for Google Play Services every other day.
Google Play Services 16.0.89 APK
Google Play Services is making headlines today because the Android parent has just released a new APK update for it. This update format stands for “Android Package Kit” and the trick to installing this type of updates is that users are required to manually download and install them on their smartphones.
Yes, we know that having to manually install updates is annoying but its all worth it because the new Google Play Services 16.0.89 APK introduces a plethora of software tweaks and bug fixes that improve its overall performances.
How to Enable the “Unknown Sources” Option
Before we sign off, we also want to mention that all Android users who are interested in installing APK updates will need to enable the “Unknown Sources” option. Luckily, this option can be found in the Settings panel and it doesn’t take more than a couple of seconds to enable it.
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