Google Play Services, Play Store, and Android WebView get updated with the latest Google Play System update May 2024

Google usually releases Google Play System updates every month to enhance the functionalities of Android devices. Unlike each month, the company has made the latest Google Play System updates official for May 2024. This newest update has arrived for Google Play Services, Android WebView, and Google Play Store and will significantly improve the overall functionalities of these services. 

Google Play System update May 2024 is now live; it features several new features and improvements:

Google released the latest Google Play System May 2024 update with several improvements within its services, including Google Play Store, Play Services, and Android WebView so that users could get a more enhanced Android ecosystem. Thus, the newest update for all the services above has arrived with several new features and some essential improvements.

 The latest Google Play System update for May 2024 has arrived with several noticeable changes to make the Android ecosystem more enhanced with certain performance optimizations, bug fixes, and improvements: 

The Google Play System update for the Android WebView has a version number of v125, while the Google Play Store and the Play Services have arrived bearing the version numbers v40.9 and v24.18, respectively. The update brings several essential yet relevant improvements to security and privacy, along with general bug fixes and new developer features for Google and third-party app developers for the Android WebView. 

Meanwhile, the latest update to Google Play Services introduces new features to the Developer Services that bring new developer features for Google and other third-party applications. In contrast, some new features have been introduced that will significantly improve the functionality of Google Play Store, including the addition of a new feature that will now allow users to see the app highlights on the search results, find FAQs about the app that the user is looking for on the search results, and get product surveys on the Details page while using the Game Hub. 

The Changelog

Meanwhile, for more details, here’s the entire official changelog:

May 2024

Android WebView v125 (2024-05-08)

  • Improvements to security and privacy and updates for bug fixes.
  • New developer features for Google & 3rd party app developers to support functionality related to displaying web content in their apps.
  • Important: Some features may be experimental and available to certain users.

Google Play services v24.18 (2024-05-08)

Account Management

  • [Wear] If you’re a parent, you’ll be able to set School Time to limit the apps your child can use and silence their device.

Developer Services

  • [Phone] New developer features for Google and third party app developers to support Maps related processes in their apps.

Google Play Store v40.9 (2024-05-06)

  • [Phone] With this new feature, you can now see app highlights about the app on your search results and on the App Details page.
  • [Phone] Top developers will now see new features on the Search results and Details pages.
  • [Phone] You can now find frequently asked questions about the app you’re looking for on the Search Results and App Details pages.
  • [Phone] You’ll get product surveys on the Details page when you use Game Hub.
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