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Last Updated: October 13th, 2013

Google is in the process of rolling out a Play Store update v3.7.15 which follows 3.7.11 and 3.7.13 from early July. The latest version doesn't bring any new features as far as I can tell, so we can only assume it contains under-the-hood improvements and/or bug fixes.

One such bug fix resolves the problem with Sprint devices that were previously getting stuck downloading applications on 4G and displayed a "waiting for network" message.

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If you haven't gotten the 3.7.15 Play Store update automatically yet, you can find a number of download mirrors below. Just push the apk to your device and install it the same way you would sideload any other app. The file is signed by Google and was verified as legitimate (in fact, I pulled it off my phone a few minutes ago).

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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.

Thanks, @_ERib!

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://twitter.com/whoisajimmy

    You can't update frozen/disabled apps anymore, they show up as "Disabled" and your two options are "Enable" and "Uninstall"

    • Chris

      it was that way with the last update... nothing new here

      • http://twitter.com/whoisajimmy

        It was not, no.

        • Chris

          Yeah but was. I remember seeing it and pointing it out. Maybe you had the update before that but it was in last month's update that added tv shows

          • http://twitter.com/whoisajimmy

            Nah, I definitely had it. You could still update them. The enable button was over the uninstall button rather than over the update button.

  • MyNameIsLOS

    I think the ability to sort comments by "highest first" is new. Atleast I haven't noticed it before

    • Chris

      it was there in the last update

      • MyNameIsLOS

        Oh. Well I'm slow to notice things :p

  • Tony B

    just checked my version, alrready updated

    • Ronny

      Thanks!

  • Wayne Randall

    Seeing how I use the Share feature regularly, I've noticed Share remembers your last share-to. I send apps (movies, books, et al) I want to remember to Evernote, with the newest Play Store apk the Evernote icon is right next to the Share icon. Now I can share with one tap.

    Could be an older feature, but I just noticed today.

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

      Yeah, that's not new, I mentioned this in the post for .13. Nice feature.

    • Chris

      been that way since the last major update

  • Schneebly

    Weird, before I updated i had 3.7.13, nothing changed. What's up with that?

    • Schneebly

      with the store's "UI", "homepage".

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1653571802 Debadatta Bose

    During a search, autocomplete shows up with an actual link of the app. Was it there in 3.7.13?

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

      Yes, it was. I mentioned it in the .13 post.

  • http://twitter.com/kokotron kokotron

    Can someone confirm if, just IF, they fixed the way purchased apps are being installed? There's a bug in JellyBean on Nexus S that purchased apps would install differently, so you would lose their widgets from the home screen on a reboot. This could be a play-store issue (combined, of course, with JBs new API)

  • http://profiles.google.com/kokodhem Christopher B

    Now my phone is fubar. Can't update or install anything new, just get a downloading scroll for ages then error 927. Thanks, Google. Hopefully it's only temporary.

  • Thoro

    Is this source reliable?

  • Noah

    Cant install nothing these days

  • Bon Bon

    How to install back this google play store???thank you

  • http://www.facebook.com/hassan.almohammed.3 Hassan Almohammed

    Can u download anything from here on an apple device

  • alize hood

    If I download this, will it work for my blackberry?

  • si@adasada.pl

    yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  • Helpmeplease

    is this free?

  • Helpmeplease

    please, is this free ???? i dont want to download to find it costs you

  • Help_Me_Please

    does this work ?? no virus' or no cost??? please answer mmee. im desperate

  • victor manuel potrazo jimenez

    quiero descargar este android

  • parag

    useful 2 pc

  • najam uddin

    its just bull shit why cant the play store can be downloaded to nokia phones

  • badathana2yrold

    Can i download google play on my nook hd?

  • Horkot

    I have a samsung galaxy s3 and every time i try to open google play ot crashes instantly!! Please help tried all sort of stuff. And i run 4.1.1 jelly bean

  • zaroura

    yha its trueeeeeeeeeee

  • anonmyous

    can you download this off the computer and transfer it onto a phone?

  • lovely

    How can I download Google play? Help me pls.tnx

  • Sara Salah

    If I download this, will it work for my nokia 700 ??

  • lol

    working for nokia 5800 xpressmusic?

  • lol

    i want google apps for nokia 5800 xpressmusic ..
    plz help me ..

  • abody1423xx

    alo

  • anounamis

    I have a black berry play book an can't download it Google play I can't download Google play
    play book

  • damochie

    Google play store is not working for nokia xl, this is frustrating

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