Google has announced that users in the Android Advanced Protection Program will be unable to install third-party apps and unable to turn off Play Protect, Google's anti-malware solution.
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Most app stores keep a close eye on their content, rejecting many apps that don't meet their terms of service before they can even get in. However, some get through, and that's when policing begins.
Installing a new version of an OS can usually be exciting and frustrating at the same. You get new features, and sometimes new bugs. Case in point, the new update to OxygenOS doesn't like FactoryMode.
After its announcement at Google I/O in May, Play Protect is now rolling out to Android devices running the latest version of Play Services to help make security more visible and accessible to users.
Google introduced the Android Device Manager in 2013. Now, the company is updating it with a new name, 'Find My Device', and making it part of the new Google Play Protect tools it announced this week.
Security issues remain a concern for many Android users - but Google is hoping to reassure them with Google Play Protect, its "more visible and accessible" security tools on Android devices.