Google Play Store update available: Adds ability to set purchase requirements

Google Play Store update available: Adds ability to set purchase requirements

With all the focus surrounding the class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases, Google has issued an update to the Google Play Store of which one particular added feature is the ability to set exactly when to be prompted for authentication.

The standard 30-minute window is still there as it always was, and you can follow this tip to set it, but now users can opt to be asked for the password in order to authenticate every App purchase and every in-app transaction.

In addition, in-app purchases has also been added to the permissions window presented to users before they install an App in order to make them fully aware.

Google have also made some other changes in the latest Google Play Store update including mass-installing multiple Apps, as well as some user interface changes such as moving the settings icon into the main menu.

Some users may not see the Google Play update immediately as it’s being rolled out in phases, but users can force the update by tapping on the build number, or downloading it from this link and sideloading the APK.

About author

You might also like

Deals & Steals

Motorola offering 50% off contract price or $150 off no contract price for Moto X

The limited time promotion sees the Moto X drastically discounted once again Motorola is offering 50% off the contract price or $150 off the no contract price of the Moto X

News and Rumors

NOOK Color update 1.4.1 adds Netflix support, NOOK comics and more…

Don’t close the book on the NOOK Color just yet. Barnes & Noble is keeping with their promise to continue improving and updating content for its popular NOOK Color. Today

News and Rumors

New York Times Android App Now Available in Android Market

After many months of rumors (and prayers by some, including my wife), the New York Times has finally launched an application for the Android OS.  It is now live and


Leave a Reply