If you're using Android truth it is that you will not need much introduction to know what is Google Play Store. Distribution platform digital content Google, formerly known as Android Market, is the flagship store Android apps and the second in the world after iTunes App Store, on revenues. Already in 2013 the 50 billion downloads were exceeded in 2017 and have exceeded 2.7 million published applications.
The store where buy and download digital items that Google distributes
The main activity of this store is the distribution of applications. Any Android can access it, as long as they have an account in Google user, to navigate between apps nearly 3 million offered in its catalog.
There are of all kinds and grouped by categories (Games, appointments, shopping, communication, sports, health ...), paid and free. As users can search manually or let us advise on new products, rummaging through listings prepared by their editors, check that are most popular or simply see what we recommend based on what we've downloaded to your smartphone or tablet. More than anything because at the same time from store of Google and thanks to the email address we have provided to check in as a user, we know what we've installed apps (although we have erased our Android).
However, and although the software is the main article for download, we find other items available:
- Play Movies.
- Play Music.
- Play Books.
- Newsstand (press releases).
- Devices (CC, the range of products domotic Nest, Pixel C tablets and other accessories can be purchased from here).
Other services offered by the official store of Android
We find functions like Play Games, the service was developed for Android but also for iOS devices like iPhone and iPad. It is oriented play that adds real-time multiplayer option as well as achievements, leaderboards and online storage of games that are compatible with this service and who use it to connect its users function.
We also find the following functions that the user can use:
- Setting up your own.
- Buy gift cards and redeem their codes.
- Wish list.
- Activity in the store.
- Guide for Parents.
In addition, linked to the Play Store have Google Play Services, the app Android system by which automatically updates the terminal applications to the latest version available.
The app store alternative
Therefore parallel other stores have been launched as Aptoide, Mobogenie or Blackmart, which they have grown significantly, in addition to many websites from where to download the APK files of apps. And why download an APK? Very easy, because for example you may want to run an Android emulator for PC or Mac to the big screen.
Here we offer a way to download the Play Store, because although many mobile devices come with it preinstalled or kit services ready finder to be downloaded, it is possible that your terminal does not have them (you can switch on devices that come clean, without bloatware nor any preinstalled software).