What better way to start off the month other than to receive a high-priority update from Google? The Android parent is always releasing new updates for its most important apps and services in order to take their performances to the next level and this is exactly what is happening with Google Play Services right now. With that said, today we are going to cover the latest update for Google Play Services which was released a couple of days ago and comes in the form of APK.
Android Package Kit Update
Before we get to the “goodies” that the new update for Google Play Services introduces, we need to talk about APK updates. This update format stands for “Android Package Kit” and it’s the format that Google always uses for its latest updates. These updates can only be installed on Android powered smartphones and there is a simple trick that Android users need to do in order to make their smartphones eligible for APK update.
The trick to installing this type of updates is to enable the “Unknown Sources” option. Luckily, enabling this option takes less than a couple of seconds since it can be found under the Privacy tab in the Settings menu.
The new update for Google Play Services sports the 16.0.89 version number and we advise all Android users to download it as soon as possible. The reason why this is a high-priority update is because instead of focusing on introducing new features and graphics changes, the update focuses on improving the overall user experience of Android powered smartphones.
Therefore, the new update for Google Play Services introduces a handful of software tweaks that help the background app perform faster than usual, thus making the Android user experience much smoother than usual.
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