The Google Play Store app is updated yet again — this time to version 5.4.10. If you don’t want to wait for the update to roll out to your local device, you can install the APK file instead and have it running that way. Inside users will find a few different goodies including a transparent status bar like what Android created with KitKat, plus a range of bug fixes and other minor enhancements. Check out after the jump how to install the same.
BEFORE WE BEGIN
- Allow permissions for unknown sources by navigating to Settings > Security > tap on the box called unknown sources so that it’s not empty.
- You must have your Android running Android 4.1 Jelly bean or higher (which makes up the vast majority of you). Check your Android version by navigating to Settings > About Device.
- You’ll need a computer and the USB cable that comes with your phone.
- Furthermore, you might want to download the USB drivers for your smartphone or tablet. Choose the right brand for you from this page.
- Download the Google Play Store 5.4.10 APK file to the desktop of the computer.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL GOOGLE PLAY STORE APK 5.4.10
- Transfer the file you downloaded above from the desktop of the computer to the Android mobile.
- using a trusty file manager such as ASTRO File manager, install the APK file.
- Wait for the file manager to successfully upload your APK.
- Now reboot the Android handset when it’s done and you’ll have the latest Google Play Store 5.4.10 APK working.