Welcome to the GSM-Tutors Forum!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features.
Only registered members may post questions, contact other members, search our boards or view our download links. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please - Register

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please read this forum.

How to Change iPhone Location | Spoof GPS Location on iPhone with Tenoshare iAnyGo (iOS 16 Supported)

User avatar

Topic Author
Future Phones
Joined:Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:30 am
Has thanked: 18 times
Been thanked: 12 times
Google Cuts Off Play Store Support for Android Ice Cream Sandwich


Unread post by Future Phones » Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:16 am

Google Cuts Off Play Store Support for Android Ice Cream Sandwich

android-4-icecreamsandwich-sb.jpg (22.17KiB)Viewed 1805 times

Google announced today 6th December 2018 that it will no longer provide handsets running Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich with support and updates for the Google Play Store. That's because less than 1% of active Android devices are being driven by this version of the Android OS. In addition, Ice Cream Sandwich is already seven years old. The bottom line is that phones and tablets with Android 4.x installed will not receive the Google Play Services APK after version 14.7.99.

This means that users of Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich will not be able to update apps they've installed from the Play Store. Essentially, this officially ends Google's support for the build of Android that was launched on October 19th, 2011. As an interesting bit of trivia, the first device to run Ice Cream Sandwich was the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Google is telling developers that they should target API level 16 and higher. The company says that only a small number of Android devices are using API levels under 16, so developers targeting this level should be able to have their apps updated by most Android users.
[ Please, Login to view this link]

Use Search Button to get Instant Results | Follow Forum Rules :idea:
Avoid repeated Topics in the forum to prevent banning the offending account. 8-)
You can freely join our Mobile Phones Hardware Support. MoPhone Hardware Support

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Last post

Return to “Tech News”