Google rolls out security options for in-app purchases android




Google has added an additional security option to prevent Android. Unwanted in-app purchases Users can set a password is required for each transaction. The Internet giant was criticized on its in-app purchasing policy.

The changes are reflected in a new version of the Play Store app to Android Police in hands got. Android Police was in the past, often the first changes to Play reported. In version 4.6.16 is in the settings option that added an extra security for in-app purchases can be put stricter. In addition to the existing option only every 30 minutes for a password is requested, it is now possible to require a password. For each transaction As a result, unwanted in-app purchases should be limited.

Google already added an indicator to the Play Store which was to see if an app was equipped with in-app purchases. There is also a permission added: when users install an app in-app purchases are now displayed when asking for permission.

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Play in version 4.6.16 are several minor changes added. This makes it possible to install from the list of apps that a user has ever had. On its Android handsets multiple apps simultaneously That should make it easier to install. ‘Known’ apps again At the same time it becomes easier to just remove. From this list apps

Furthermore, Android Police reports that there are bits of code found a security option that constant behavior bjhoudt apps, which previously details out came . Probably the Play software thus prepared for the upcoming security update, via the app Play Services is rolled. Also, users of the new version can manually Play Store app update in the settings menu.

The new Play Store is likely to be rolled out in the near future for all users. However, it is already possible to sideload to gain access to the new version. Directly access the corresponding apk installer

The policy for in-app purchases from Google is for some time under a magnifying glass. The EU has begun an investigation into the practices of both Google and Apple. The latter arranged already a lawsuit over unwanted in-app purchases, while recently a lawsuit against Google was filed.

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