While Google typically discloses its biggest software changes, new features, and obviously, beta versions of fresh Android flavors at the company’s yearly I/O developer gathering, the search giant is really revising and improving its Play Store in a variety of interesting ways ahead of this year glamorous mountain view shindig.
That may be on the ground that the oft-rumored Pixel 3 a and 3a XL are booked to make their long-awaited debut on May 7, towards the beginning of an event commonly held for software declarations only. Whatever the reason, we’re certainly excited to see Google Play plan support for direct Android OS updates, just as include a budgeting feature in the mix to enable you better manage your monthly spending, and now, at last, enable simultaneous app downloading functionality.
As reported by Android Police, the latter feature is yet being tried, with various screenshots flying around proving that some Android clients can already download different apps at once, while everyone else needs to sit tight for an extensive rollout. In the light from the buzz on Reddit thread, Google might want to hustle and complete its open tests as quickly as possible. It appears few peoples have been eagerly foreseeing this feature for many years, reviewing it was really a thing back in the early days of the “Android Market.”
It’s additionally worth calling out that Apple has been permitting simultaneous app downloads from its iOS App Store for quite a long time, so it’s a little strange Google is only now chipping away at going with the same suit.
As you can imagine, this most recent Play Store add-on is generally direct and easy to fold your head around… aside from a rather curious interface conduct. For some reason, the request of apps being simultaneously downloaded keeps changing in users’ arrangements of pending updates, which looks a touch messy and confusing. Hopefully, Google is going to fix that before kicking off a more extensive dispatch.