Google Play may be getting a "Refresh" button for updates in the near future


The Google Play Store may have a pleasant surprise in store for those of you who simply can't wait for their favorite apps to be updated – a dedicated “Refresh” button!

If getting notifications about seeded updates is not good enough for you, as they may come in an hour or two later, you may soon be able to check for app updates manually. This will be a neat addition to the current “My apps & games” section, which lists available updates for your installed apps, and will let you refresh the page without having to close and re-open Google Play.

The feature is currently being tested and is not widely available, but will likely reach you in a month or two's time, as is usual with beta features on Android. The update will also bring a couple of other changes to the Play Store UI, among which is the option to sort your installed apps and games by various criteria, such as name, size, last updated, and last used.

via AndroidPolice

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8 Comments

1. strikerchooooo unregistered

OMG! What a news! A refresh button from Google, woaaaah! Awesome! Welcome to 2001! :)))

2. D-SHEL

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 14, 2014

Still better that iphone so (:

8. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

There something i don't understand about iFan. They spent a lot of time in Phonearena that report 80% android news. Personally, i would never bother to visit MacRumour or Apple insiders because i know they would have 80% apple related news. And apple news and product are not in my radar. Don't understand why you guy would hurt your metal well being this way just to troll on others that use a different device from you.

3. ChrisHartcom

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 08, 2015

Sort will be a welcome addition.

4. AlikMalix unregistered

Innovation

5. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Just like water-resistance and dual-camera in 2016, innovation.

6. AlikMalix unregistered

Lol, I'm just being passive aggressive to every time Apple changes a color or something - the flock is the only pundits that keep posting "innovation"

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

"Google Play may be getting.." so its not even a thing. I think its stupid to have a refresh button. Google, its your business to refresh and keep your store updated.

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