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  • Category:

    General

  • Works under:

    Android 4.3 / Android 4.2.2 / Android 4.2.1 / Android 4.2 / Android 4.1.2 / Android 4.1.1 / Android 4.1 / Android 4.0 / Android 3.3 / Android 3.2 / Android 3.1 / Android 3.0 / Android 2.3 / Android 2.2

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.7 (228)

This is an app that allows for updates and installing information on the phone.

Google Play Services is responsible for more than just allowing you to search through the apps that are available to download. You can search for everything from books to games to play on the phone. It also updates all of the apps that you have installed, even those that you don't use on a regular basis. There is a way to force an app to stop working or disable it completely. You can uninstall an app if you want to free up space on the phone.

A benefit of Google Play Services is that you can see exactly how much space is being used with each app that you have. Authentication is provided to ensure that you are getting the correct information from the apps that you install. Searches are enhanced with increased speeds. Google Play Services also uses your location to offer some of the information from apps that you use. Your games are improved as well as the maps that you view. Game services are available along with music and mobile ads. You can search for almost anything that can be used on your phone with Google Play Services so that you don't have to go online to find websites. Even if you think it's a waste of space, it's really a benefit as it allows you to install the apps that you want to use.

Pros

  • Install apps that you want
  • Updates current information
Cons
  • Takes up too much storage on some phones
  • Uses a lot of the battery life

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