For those who are uninitiated with Google’s operating system, Google Play Services is the component in the Android operating system which provides core functionality like authentication to Google services, synchronized contacts, access to all the latest user privacy settings, and high quality, lower-quality power location-based services. Not just that, but Google Play Services is also responsible for enhancing app user experience by providing speeding up offline searches, providing users with immersive maps and enhanced gaming experiences.
Now that we have presented what are the main tasks that Google Play Services takes care of, we think it’s safe to say that Google Play Services is one of the most important components of the Android operating system. This is why no one should be surprised to find out that the Android parent is constantly rolling out software updates for Google Play Services and a brand-new one has been released earlier this morning.
Google Play Services 18.3.82 Update
Android fans should be pleased to find out that Google Play Services has just received a new update. As previously noted, the update was released earlier this morning and it’s coming via OTA (over the air) channels. This means that all Android fans who are keeping their smartphones connected to a stable Wi-Fi network will receive access to the new update during the upcoming hours.
Nonetheless, the new update sports the 18.3.82 version number and it focuses on improving the overall software performances of Google Play Services. The way that the new update is doing that is by introducing a handful of “under the hood” software tweaks that will take care of annoying issues which sometimes slowed down the Android component. We should also mention that the new update comes with a bunch of bug fixes that are removing various problems.
Ernestina Saenz Salcido is a reporter for News Lair. She mostly writes on her free time about gadgets and tech news. When she’s not working she takes care of her 2 daughters.