Android Market update leaks with default Auto Update (w/APK)

Android Market update leaks with default Auto Update (w/APK)
A new update to the Android Market has begun rolling out to some handsets. The update brings the Market app to version 3.3.11 and adds a few very nice new features. And, since we know that some of you may have trouble with waiting for the update to make it to your handset, we've also got the link to the leaked APK, so you can manually update your device. 

There are a few new features in the settings of the Market app in this update. The best new feature is the option to toggle Auto Updates to default on. Until now, you've had to toggle individual apps to Auto Update, but now you can make it the default for all apps, which makes things a lot smoother. There is also a new setting to only let Auto Update run when you're on WiFi, just in case you're worried about data usage. 

The other changes are pretty minor including: auto-add shortcuts to homescreen for new apps, a voice command button in the search menu, a star rating chart in the app info, smaller font and a new app icon. 

Be warned, there have been reports that this update is a bit buggy on Honeycomb, so update your tablets at your own risk. If you want to grab the APK you can get it here, or on this mirror. Otherwise, it'll likely be rolling out to handsets pretty soon. 

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5 Comments

1. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

Any idea when this'll officially be pushed to our phones? And if we install the APK, there won't be any problems with the next Market update being pushed, right? Just wondering.

2. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Usually when there's a leak like this, the official push comes to handsets within a few weeks. It usually doesn't cause any issues with the next update, but you can always uninstall the update and let it autoupdate itself later.

3. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Works really nice on my phone, love the new addons no more remembering to check the auto update thing! And I can see in more detail how is the score. Google's database at it's finest. Now all I need is Rating based on the version the app was rated. Capability to follow apps and know when they update even when they are not installed Device used by the person giving the ratings And buy apps as a gift

4. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

good update. i like the smaller font and i'm glad the app icon finally matches the in app thumbnail of the market bag oh and everything else is nice too. i know i'm peculiar. xD

5. munculitza

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Android is such an amazing system, Apple has got nothing on it. Not to mention the great app market that has everything you want, and many more free apps than iOS like the latest Chupacabra games that have been a smash hit and are free.

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