This component provides core functionality like authentication to your Google services, synchronized contacts, access to all the latest user privacy settings and higher quality, lower-powered location-based services.
What is Google Play Service?
How to Update Google Play Services Manually
To check if this application is up-to-date, open this app page in a web browser to be taken to the Play Store app. If you see Deactivate, then your app is current. If you see Update, tap it to download and install the latest updates for Google Play Services.
How to Troubleshoot Issues with Google Play Services
If an app crashes or fails to load, you might get an error message saying that Google Play Services has stopped. If you’re sure the app is up-to-date, then you may need to clear the related android application which installed on your device cache and storage:
1. Open your device’s Settings.
2. Tap Apps.
3. Tap the latest installed application.
4. Tap Force Stop, then tap Storage.
5. Tap Clear Cache, then tap Manage Storage.
6. Tap Clear All Data.
Pros And Cons
|Allows for improved app experiences||Could drain your battery|
|Saves you updating the Android OS often|
|Avoids problems of fragmentation of the OS|
|Without it, Google services won’t work!|
What’s new In The Latest Version
You can check out the changelogs for the latest version of this application here, and also view the timelines and logs for earlier releases. Most of what the updates do are small changes under the hood such as streamlining aspects relating to ads, games, fitness and making the overall Google ecosystem operation more efficient and stable.
You may have to wait up to five minutes for the changes to take effect. If you’re having trouble downloading an app from Google Play, then you may need to repeat the steps above for the Play Store app as well.