Sometimes small small updates brings a smile for all of the mobile users. Be it a firmware update or any news about an update is just like a spark and we really feel to experience the same as soon as possible and possibly before its made public. We have seen with the Google Plus invites and now with another such thing that is with an all new Android Market Place which has just now got a face lift. Though the last update for the Android Market Place was a mere cosmetic change with a new interface which was not that major but now the new update for the Android Market Place is really refreshing and is much more appealing than ever before. So, in the due course of the article we will see on how you can update your phone so that you will get to use the new Android Market Place even before your friend or fellow Android user gets the same. You can also see that the Android Market Place has also got an all new icon which can be seen in the screen shot below.
Though this update for the Android Market Place is in the beta stages, and is pushed as a final version in some select parts of US, we will tell you on how you can get the swanky new update for your Market Place. This new update for the market Place is dubbed as the version with the version number as 3.0.26 and can be applied to any Android Phone irrespective of the model number and the place from where the phone belongs from. The best part and also the highlight of this new update is that if you have selected an option that is “Automatic Update” then you will get all the updates automatically and you don’t have to again set for automatic updates again which was the case with the older version of Android Market Place.
If you have a look at the new Market Place then its really streamlined and showcases the Android apps in a much more intuitive manner than before and also it gives a whole new lot of options. As soon as the market place opens up you will see that the “Featured” applications section is being shown where you will find a change compared to the previous Android Market version that the applications now shown are in the beautiful icon format than the earlier’s list format which was not that much visually appealing.
From the featured applications, if you have a look towards the left of the screen, you will see “Categories” section wherein you will see that there are many categories which are shown in the list format with a green theme colored pattern. Next towards right, there will be “Featured” section which we saw and after that towards right the next section is the “Top Paid” section wherein you will find all the top paid applications as shown in the screen shot below. All the “Top Paid” applications are shown in the 2 x 2 tiled format which again is a very visually appealing change compared to the earlier version of Android Market Place where everything was in the list format.
Now, after the “Top Paid” section, the next section is the “Top Free” applications section wherein all the applications are shown in the 2 x 2 format where in all the popular applications are shown that are right from Google Plus to the Angry birds to the facebook application, all free applications are listed at this section as the name itself suggests that its a section of free applications.
Next to the Top Free applications, you will see that there is a section called “Top Grossing” where in a mix of Top free as well as Top paid applications are grossed and are listed at this place. You can see the screenshot below wherein the section of Top Grossing section is being shown.
After this there are two new sections which have been added in this version of Android Market Place which are the “Top New Free” as well as the “Trending” sections as you can see in the below screen shot. Also, in these two sections all the applications are listed in the 2 x 2 icon format wherein all the applications are shown in an intuitive icon format unlike earlier’s overall view of the list format where in you had to go through many taps to get into the individual sections, but in this market place, all you need to do is to just slide the glass so as to go through various sections of the applications which are there in the Android Market Place. While in the Top new Free, all the applications which are new are listed here and in the “Trending” section you will gett o see all the applications which are downloaded maximum number of times by the users are being listed in this section as you can see in the below screen shots. So, now lets proceed and check out on how you can update your existing Android Market Place with the new one.
Procedure to Get new Android Market Place:
- First up you will have to download the New Android Market Place Zip file in your computer after which you just need to unzip the same to get the apk file of the new Market. But in the process of extraction you will be prompted to enter the password and you will have to enter the password as androidadvices.com.
- After extraction, you will get the apk file for your Android Market Place which you need to copy in your phone which you can do by connecting the phone with the computer by using the USB cable.
- Now, from your phone you will have to open the same so that you can install this all new Android Market Place which will overwrite the existing Market Place in your Android Phone.
That’s it you have now successfully installed the latest Android Market Place in your Android device. Do let us know if you face any issues while updating with the same as we will ensure that you have no issues while you update your Android Market Place with the new one. So, all in all this new update of the Android Market Place is not only very visually appealing but also is very much user friendly as it has a very streamlined user experience.
Direct APK Download - New Android Market Place