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Google Play services explanation now directly included in Android

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The power of Google Play Services many key feature Android devices can be confusing to end users, and Google now offers instructions directly on their phones as part of a new approach.

[設定]>[アプリ]>[すべて表示]>[Google Play サービス]when you move to[無効にして強制停止]is under[アプリ情報]first in the list, the new[すべてのサービス]The item is displayed. By tapping, you can “View details of services used on the terminal”. Here’s an overview of Play Services by Google:

Google Play Services helps make your device more secure and reliable. It’s an important part of many features of the device and is different from the Play Store app.

Please note that turning off services may affect the operation of your device.

The last line explicitly references how some people disable it. Google highlights 17 features in particular.Tap to go to the settings page and next to the information[情報]The button takes you to various support/help articles.

Of the devices we checked today, this only appears on Android 13 Pixel phones. The ability to allow Play Services to add this “All Services” page to your app info requires the latest version of the OS.

account management: used to securely log in and better manage your Google account

  • Link to settings for: Device phone number and Google account

advertisement: Used to control ad preferences and prevent ad spam

  • What you can do: reset your advertising ID, remove your advertising ID, or enable debug logging for your ads
  • Also displays device advertising ID

Autofill with Google: Used to enter information such as passwords and payment methods

  • Shows the setting to enable or disable autofill with Google
  • Links to saved personal information, addresses, payment methods, passwords and preferences

contact address: used to sync your contacts with your Google account and other devices

  • Link to settings for: Google Contacts sync and restore contacts

Data backup and transfer: used to back up and restore data, app settings, and account information

  • Links to settings for:[設定]>[システム]>[バックアップ]

Features for developers: Used for features that app developers can include to improve their apps and make them more reliable

Device connection: Used to connect to other devices such as cars, watches, Chromebooks, etc.

  • Links to settings for: Casting Options, Chromebooks, Devices, Nearby Share

fitness: Used for in-app fitness services such as workout tracking and data sharing with other fitness apps.

  • Link to settings for: Manage app and device connections and data

game: Used to manage auto sign-in, leaderboards, achievements, and gamer profiles

  • Links to settings for: Games Dashboard and Play Games

Position accuracy: Used to improve location accuracy using Wi-Fi, mobile networks and sensors

  • What you can do: enable/disable improved location accuracy

Share your location: Used when sharing your current location with other users

  • Can view active shares

safety and emergencies: Used for emergency notifications and services, such as sharing your location when making an emergency call or receiving crisis alerts

  • Links to settings for: COVID-19 contact notifications, earthquake alerts, emergency location services, silence notifications while driving

safety: Used for security features such as password encryption, device locking, spam blocking, and lost device locating

  • Links to settings for: Find My Device, Password Manager, SMS Verification Code, Smart Lock

support: Used for features such as setting up your device, providing feedback to Google, and contacting Google Support

system diagnostics: Used to collect data about your device and services to improve your device experience

  • Link to Settings: Usage and Diagnostics

system management: Used to keep system services up to date and improve device performance.

wallet: Used to pay for purchases on this device, including contactless payments

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Dylan Roussel contributed to this article.

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