Download Android Market v 3.1.3 and Update App Store Manually
Android Market version 3.1.3 launched though not officially but available for download as APK. New Android Market App Store has new glossy icon and some new features to make it look beautiful, user friendly and offer more security. Android Maarket 3.1.1 APK leaked on web and we tested it.
What’s New in Android Market v 3.1.1
Just when you open, User Interface is not completely different but there are small tweaks implemented. Among the visible changes, they have added +1 button on Apps description page.Yes, Google +1 button will now be seen on every Google Services.
Moreover, you can now set custom PIN for your purchases via Google Checkout. This added feature of protecting app purchases with a PIN would certainly be welcomed by Device owners as your Google Check out details aren’t open anymore. Access this PIN Set or Change option from Settings.
The app also supports some minor yet equally useful features such as categorized view of various app Permissions on the downloads page with brief details on each (tap on a particular category to check), an option to filter search results by apps, books or movies (with icon support) and a bit of renovation in the navigation style of thumbnails that give a much better ‘feel’ while scrolling through products on pages.
With the latest Market update, I felt the navigation between panes was smoother and faster.
How to Update Android Market Version to 3.1.3
You don’t need root permissions to upgrade but need to allow non-market apps to be installed. To do that- Go to Settings >> Applications and tap on Unknown resources to allow.
Download Android Market 3.1.3 from here and copy to Mobile Phone SD Card. Open it and pop up will appear to ask whether you want to override existing application settings. Click on OK and Android Market will be updated to Latest version automatically.