Android 7.0 Shows If APK Source Was Playstore or Not

The latest update by Google about its launching the Android 7.0 Nougat has pushed Apple’s headlines about the upcoming release of the iOS 10 into the shadows. Now the world knows when the Android 7.0 Nougat released on 22 August 2016

Android 7.0 Nougat Release Date Confirmed

This news comes from 9to5Google, the sister site to 9to5Mac. The discovery of the release date happened when it attained the Software Update Schedule from Telus Forums. This report has the exact dates when Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P would receive updates.

So far, the Software Update Schedule has proven accurate and previously has nailed the release date for Google’s security updates for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, earlier this August. The speed at which people receive the updates is very impressive. After the Android 7.0 Developer Preview 5 release, Google had stated clearly that customers should upgrade their system using the Android Beta program.

Android 7.0 Nougat Shows APK Source

The advantage users will have with Android 7.0 Nougat is that it will show the installation source of the app in the info interface. It shows the list at the lower end of the “Store” sub-header.
The information in this field comes from a string “GetInstallerPackageName” which previously required a manual query. Users can fill this string with a third party app store like Apple Store or Amazon or be blank if the app was side loaded.

If someone installs an app from Google Play Store, it will show in the App Details. In the image above, the person installed an app from “Package Installer” and it shows. Many apps have started offering APK download.

Advantage of Seeing Download Source

People have been addicted to downloading some of the most famous apps in recent days. The advantage of knowing the source of an app comes into play when someone is monitoring the target device. Rooting an Android device is not always ideal, but to install third party apps it becomes a requirement in most cases. This is why; it is highly recommendable that Android users stick to downloading apps from Google Play Store. Even monitoring apps like XnSpy, OS Monitor, and others are best if downloaded from Google Play.

Prisma APK Download – Free for Android Users

The recent craze about Prisma is booming as people upload their photos on Instagram and other social media sites. Most people use the filters to make the images appealing before they upload them. Images with Prisma effects look like artwork. This app has already had thousands of downloads within a few days. Prisma on Android smartphones is like moving with Picasso in your palms at first the app’s design was mainly for iOS devices, but now it is available for the Beta version as well.

Google Nexus Apk Download for Android

Google’s Nexus phone and the tablet series have their own launcher app. This app allows Android smartphone users to feel as if their cell phone is a Nexus phone, which means cleaner and super simplified. That is to say that the Google Nexus APK Download for Android smartphones is has a material design compliant format. The launcher works with a dedicated Google Now button for universal searches.

Importance of Monitoring Downloaded Apps

While Google is working towards improving customer experience with Android smartphones to compete with Apple, there is a positive response visible in the app market. More-and-more people are downloading apps on their Android devices. However, concerned parents and employers are facing some difficulty in controlling their kids and employees. Addiction to apps like Prisma, Pokémon Go, and others is a threat to online security if the download source is a third party.

To cope with this problem, people have turned to monitoring apps such as Xnspy, which allows them to block unwanted installed apps on a target device. It is compatible with any Android device 4.1 and above. Users of monitoring apps also prefer that the source should be Google Play Store and not third party sites. This means that the user of the target device will not be able to use the app without permission from the person monitoring the device. The advantage of this is that employers and parents can manage internet and device usage.

In addition, they can access the browser history of the target device to know how much time the person in question spent surfing. Conclusively, the Android 7.0 will make using apps and download them from reliable sources easier and more effective.
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