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Google has released a new version for its Play store and it comes with an updated UI. The Install box is now much wider, helping users with chunky fingers or with poor eyesight to tap on it without accidentally tapping other areas of the screen. The rest of changes will be discussed below.

The box under the name of the developer and which listed the appropriate age category for the application has been removed. Users will notice that the badge linking the app to similar tiles and the one listing the category the app belongs are also gone.



Other changes that were made to the UI are the stats related to the average stars received by the application and the approximate number of downloads, which will no longer be displayed inside a badge, by they will remain under the Install bar. Google has also made screenshots of the app larger and there’s a new position for the Read More link, which will expand the description of the application. Google Play Store 7.1.15 can be downloaded from the internet, from trusted websites such as APKMirror, and the file has a size of 17.12 MB.

You should know that Google is trying hard to combat the widespread fraud on the Play Store. Hackers have managed to slip applications with fraudulent installs, they wrote fake reviews and legitimate developers have suffered because of the illegitimate activity that happened lately. Google is fighting this war with its new arsenal, improved detection and filtering systems that will stop manipulation attempts.

Google has said on the Android Developers blog that “If an install is conducted with the intention to manipulate an app’s placement on Google Play, our systems will detect and filter it. Furthermore, developers who continue to exhibit such behaviors could have their apps taken down from Google Play.

In the vast majority of cases, no action will be needed. If you are asking someone else to promote your app (e.g., third-party marketing agency), we advise you to make sure that the promotion is based on legitimate practices.”

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