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Last Updated: October 13th, 2013

The latest version of the Play Store is no longer 3.7.11 - say hello to v3.7.13. I haven't found anything different from 3.7.11 just yet - it likely only contains bug fixes. There's no reason to lag behind, however, so if you're running a Play Store with a version lower than 3.7.13, jump right to the download mirrors below. Before you do that, let me point out a few things.

Upon playing with the Store further, I did discover a new feature compared to v3.5.19 that I didn't mention last time - inline app links in search suggestions. Take a look at searching in 3.5.19 (on the left) and 3.7.13 (on the right) - direct app links are now mixed in with suggested spellings. A subtle change, but if I can save a few clicks here and there and get to results faster, why not?

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Another new feature in 3.7.* is the addition of applications' privacy policy links. You can read more about that here.

If you missed the 3.7.11 post, I'll mention this feature again as well - you can now set your preferred sharing method (long-press on the new field to the right of the share dropdown). I set mine to Gmail so that I can quickly share new apps with the team. Neat.

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Download

The APK is signed by Google and upgrades your existing Play Store. The cryptographic signature guarantees that the file is safe to install and was not tampered with in any way. Rather than wait for Google to push this download to your devices, which can take weeks, download and install it just like any other APK and enjoy the new Play Store experience.

Source: XDA

Thanks, Testovac!

Artem Russakovskii
Artem is a die-hard Android fan, passionate tech blogger, obsessive-compulsive editor, bug hunting programmer, and the founder of Android Police.
Most of the time, you will find Artem either hacking away at code or thinking of the next 15 blog posts.

  • http://trevorsullivan.net/ Trevor Sullivan

    Thanks for posting the new Google Play Store APK! :)

  • Carlos Paixao

    LInk 5 is the best one.

    • Abhisshek Das

      why

  • Spoken Word™

    Do you guys scan these for viruses or otherwise check to see if they've been monkied with?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      It's impossible for the Play Store update to install over your current one if it's been modified in any way. Thanks, cryptology!

      But yeah, I installed it and verified it's legit by doing so.

    • Alex Luckett

      It wouldn't install over the top of the current Play Store it it had been.

  • XopherTaylor

    Should I not see TV shows or magazines in Canada?

    • A. Noid

       No you shouldn't. Just stick to drinking Molson.

      • XopherTaylor

        Just because I'm Canadian doesn't mean I have to drink crap beer. It does, however, mean that I have to wait for significant content offerings.

        • Abhisshek Das

          Long Live  The Pirate Bay . make  him your friend

          • emalyn

            How to openmy app store?

  • Kevin Wu

    Those mirror links are HORRIBLE, finally got one by random that worked, almost downloaded some crap/spyware...

    I'm assuming that if we didn't side-load it, most of us would still be on pre-JB Play stores; I'm a huge Android fan, but this is why Apple fan boys are laughing at us...

    Why couldn't we have Download it from the official Android site?

    • mduran1023

      Agreed that the mirror sites are pretty horrible, though there's nothing that requires you to use then to get an updated play store.

      As I understand, Google pushes these updates out in waves/batches, and your phone gets updated automatically. You just need to be a little patient.

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        I welcome mirror ideas that aren't as crappy and preferably offer direct link support. And are reliable and won't disappear like MegaUpload. Or restrict countries like other sites.

        • Abhisshek Das

          SugarSync is pretty good for  mirroring

          • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

            I want something permanent - if I ever delete it or run out of space, the mirror shouldn't depend on that. Same reason why we won't do Dropbox (plus, traffic limits).

          • http://twitter.com/SoWhy SoWhy

            Why not Google Drive? A numer of ROM devs host their files there lately and it seems to work fine

        • Abhisshek Das

          than the only solution is  the paid hosting . like where your blog is hosted use that hosting space as a mirror ( though that is technically not mirroring ) or Google Compute Engine / AWS

    • Jon Garrett

      you could., you just wanted it now rather than waiting for the official release.

    • boogerfacelovessnot

      it won't even let me download he mirror app so i agree they are HORRIBLE

  • Loren Cogar

    Every update is a complete fail until I can sort by my purchased apps.

    • Comfortbetrays

      +1 I still can't understand why google would remove that feature and has yet to add it back in.

    • Jon Garrett

       I want to delete apps I no longer want and devices I no longer have. AND Id like a copy of the .apk to be downloaded to my PC when I install an app.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MCERGZBEMMYO7SY23NYDXSLOIM db., heyu

    Thank you

  • http://www.comichippo.com/ ComicHippo

    Is this like " only for jelly bean " ported to ics like the 3.7.11 version or is it for all the devices ?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      There's nothing to port - it works on all devices (at least on Gbread and up anyway).

  • kln0thing

    +! for swiftkey - woohoo! :)

  • ga_st

    question: is titanium backup able to detach the apps from this market version? i'm still using a modded 3.4.7 because of that

  • Concerned Parent

    Mirror sites opened up sex sites on my browser. Any more of this and I won't be returning to this website. Come on, can't we do better than this?

  • http://www.facebook.com/MarkJones312 Mark Jones

    Since this update, I get error 495 when trying to D/L or update anything on my Evo4G... I am forced to delet the updates to play store and the cache for google framework in order to D/L anything from google apps... WTF?

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    Very good

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    All I want to do is download the Play Store app onto my android phone! How do I get the app?! I have been looking EVERYWHERE

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    Usually app.

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    all i want to do is play song pop but nothing is letting me download it

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    and i know you guys probably think i'm crazy to talk all the time but i really need your help to find it!!

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  • amber

    i have G play store 3.8.10 on my android but its not working now wat to do

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    Plz I have a problem with my play store I cnt open it.when I open it it gives me blaxk scree and the close it.then I have error (unfortunatley google.play.com cnt open, what should I do???

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  • Kalid,

    I have a play store application on my phone and tablet but since last December it stopped working on both devices through 3G network. How can I fix it?

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  • DISSATISFIED

    IT DOESN'T WORK!!!!! THE MIRRORS ARE CRAP AND FULL OF SPYWARE AND WHEN YOU FINALLY MANAGE TO DOWNLOAD IT? IT WON't INSTALL ON THE PHONE. not that I would expect any answer , but let the capitals serve as a warning!

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  • Umer Ud-din Ahmed

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    • Gloria

      How do I download ring tone from music

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