In early February, Google had published a new support page to provide details about February 2022 changes in the Google Play System update. This update brought new developers features for Google and third-party app developers to support ads, accessibility, analytics, diagnostics, and more.
Now, the search giant has updated its February 2022 support page by adding new features and changes for Account Management, Utilities, and Wallets.
As per the new changelog, the update comes with the MMS messages backup ability and some wallet-related enhancements in Google Pay. Users can now check the Google Pay balance on their card art and digital COVID-19 vaccination certification. You can also add cards from their mobile bank apps to their wallets for in-store and online payments.
For account management, Google Play System February 2022 updates a child’s settings experience on supervised Android devices to include a read-only view of account settings and content restrictions for Google services such as Google Play, Search, Chrome, and Assistant.
Apart from this, the changelog mentioned the same changes as the previous one. For more information, you can check the full changelog mentioned below.
- [Phone] Bug fixes for device connectivity, developer services, safety & emergency, system management & diagnostics, and utilities-related services.
- Phone, Tablet] Updates a child’s settings experience on supervised Android devices (under ‘Settings > Google > Parental controls’) to include a read-only view of account settings and content restrictions for Google services such as Google Play, Search, Chrome and Assistant
Google Play Store
- Improvements to Play-as-you-download feature to let gamers start playing mobile games while the app download continues to reduce waiting times.
- New Features to help you discover the Apps & Games you love.
- Optimizations allow faster and more reliable download and installation.
- New features to the Play Pass and Play Points programs.
- Enhancements to Google Play Billing.
- Continuous improvements to Play Protect to keep your device safe.
- Various performance optimizations, bug fixes and improvements to security, stability and accessibility.
- [Phone] Users can have the ability to back up MMS messages on their devices.
- [Phone] Users can view the Google Pay balance on their card art.
- [Phone] Users can add cards from their mobile bank apps to their wallets for in-store and online payments.
- [Phone, Wear OS] Users can view a step-by-step guide on how to pay contactless with your device.
- [Phone] Users can view digital COVID-19 certificates on recently unlocked devices.
- Updates to system management services that improve device connectivity, network usage, stability, security, and updatability.
- New developer features for Google and third-party app developers to support ads, accessibility, analytics & diagnostics, and machine learning & AI-related processes in their apps.
Samsung Camera Assistant app now supports Galaxy A54 and A53 phones
Samsung is now making the Camera Assistant app available for more Galaxy smartphones. With the latest update, the Camera Assistant app has expanded its support to the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 smartphones, which are mid-range devices with impressive camera capabilities.
The Camera Assistant is a Good Lock module that allows users to control their smartphone camera with several smart options. Previously, the Samsung Camera Assistant app was exclusive to flagship smartphones, such as the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy S21, Glaxy S22, Galaxy Note 20 series, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Flip 5/4/3, Galaxy Fold 5/4/3/2, and Galaxy Flip. Now, Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 users can enjoy the camera assistant functions.
The new update for the Camera Assistant app has a version number 2.0.01.0 and it brings some improvements and bug fixes. One of the main enhancements of the update is the stabilization code, which enhances the video recording quality.
The update is available on the Galaxy Store with an installation package size of 9.65MB. You can check the latest update if your Galaxy device is eligible.
Samsung updates Galaxy Buds Manager apps to enhance stability
Samsung has rolled out a new update for its Galaxy Buds Manager, Buds2 Manager, Buds Pro Manager, and Buds Live Manager apps. These apps allow users to connect and control their Samsung earbuds with other devices.
The update does not bring any new features or changes to the apps, but it improves the system stability and reliability of the earbuds. This means users can expect better performance and bug-free experience when using their Samsung earbuds after the update installation.
The update arrives with version 6.0.23111651 and a package size of 24.53MB, available on the Galaxy Store. The update is rolling out gradually so it may take time to reach your device.
You can check and install the update through Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. If you have received the update, install it now to enjoy enhanced features.
Google Play System December 2023 update improves Adaptive Connectivity Services
The Play System December 2023 update includes improvements to stability, bug fixes, and performance optimizations for Android smartphone users.
Adaptive Connectivity Services can help users save battery life, data usage, and network congestion by choosing the most suitable connection for each app or task. The company is making this service more useful with the new update.
Adaptive Connectivity Services p.2023.48 (2023-12-01)
- [Phone] Improvements to stability, bug fixes and performance optimizations
Users can check for the update by going to Settings >> Security >> Google Play System Update. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically, without requiring a device restart.
However, no new features or changes have been noted yet but the company will update the changelog on the official page soon.