Google Availability of the Play Store App Compatibility section
Users will only be able to see the devices that have been linked to their Google Account and have been active for the last 30 days. This section is available at the bottom of the “About this app” section of the app list.
The importance of the compatibility section of the Google Play Store app
Google has explained that the “Compatible for your active devices” section in the Android Play Store app list will show if an app works on a specific device. The report suggests that the new addition is intended to be simpler and more user-friendly, however, seems to have overlapped with this new section. App information Chapter.
This change reflects how Google Play is no longer just a phone and tablet store. With both wearable app development and Android automotive adoption on the rise, such updates have made the smartphone app store an ideal, centralized place to manage everything.
What does the compatibility section of the Google Play Store app look like?
Users will find the phone listed at the top of the section with the device name when they go to the “Compatibility for your active devices” section. It will then be followed by activating Wear OS Clock and Android / Google TV (if any).
Users will find the phone listed at the top of the section with the device name when they go to the “Compatibility for your active devices” section.
The section will include some important information such as compatibility (works on your device), version of the app, download size of the app and the required OS (for example, Android 6.0 and above). The required OS section first appeared under the app’s information in April, and the section was previously named “Android OS”.
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