Google has just released a new update for its Google Play Services app on the Android wear platform. For those who don’t know, Android wear is a version of Google’s Android operating system designed for smartwatches and other wearables. The latest update bumps the Google Play Services to version 10.2.91 in the play store.

Google Play Services 10.2.91

Google Play Services 10.2.91

This update is aimed at Android wear devices running Android 4.0 and above. Don’t confuse this with the Google Play Services variant on smartphones and tablets. The latest release doesn’t accompany any changelog, so we assume it is all about bug fixes and performance improvements. We tested the update on our own Moto  360 smartwatch and found definite improvements in downloading and updating apps on the play store.

Google Play Services is an integral part of the Android platform. It is required to update Google apps and other apps from Google Play. It offers core functionality like authentication to your Google services, synchronized contacts, access to all the latest user privacy settings, and higher quality, lower-powered location based services.

Not just that, Google Play Services play an important part in improving your app experience by speeding up offline searches, providing more immersive maps, and improving gaming experiences.

It’s highly mandatory to have this app installed on your Android device. Without it, apps might stop working properly.

Google Play Services APK version 10.2.91 is 36.01 MB in size and comes with build number 10291030. To get the latest release, you can either wait for the OTA update or download the APK manually following the trusted mirror website link HERE.

The search giant is slowly but surely trying to get things right with the Android wear OS. This update too is aimed at improving the overall experiences on the wearable devices and should not be avoided.

In case, you notice some other changes, mention them in the comments section below.

Also, read how to fix the error – Google Play Services has stopped


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