Download Latest Google PLAY Store v3.5.16 APK for your Android Device

Google PLAY Black LogoFrom Android Market Place to the Google PLAY Store, it seems like Google has exported some additional hidden problems too. Over the recent few days, there have been many issues which are reported about the crashes in Google PLAY Store and so as Google came out with an all new version of PLAY Store dubbed as 3.5.16. Few days back, we saw on how you can update with the & 3.5.15 updates for Google PLAY Store. Not just the version number which got an increase but also the features which has got added. In the due course of this article we will also be checking out on what are the new things which got place in Google PLAY Store.

Note: Please be informed that updating the PLAY Store manually by following the instructions will not void the warranty in any manner.  Also, this update can be applied to all the devices irrespective of the region you are from or the firmware version you are on.

New in Google PLAY v3.5.16:

  • Play Store has becomes lot more faster than 3.5.15,
  • Frequent force close errors for the users of Froyo 2.2 has been addressed,
  • Works faster even on Slower data speeds,
  • Slight UI changes in “My Apps” section

So let’s get started with a detailed tutorial on how you can apply this updated Google PLAY Store 3.5.16 in your Android smartphone.

Procedure to Install Google PLAY v3.5.15:

  • Download the latest Google PLAY v3.5.16 apk from here to your computer. Alternatively, you can also download directly in your phone from the mentioned link.

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  • As soon as you download this apk in your computer, connect the device to the computer using the USB cable and then need to copy this downloaded apk file to your device and disconnect the USB device from the computer. With the help of below interactive step by step screen captures, one can easily update their Google PLAY Store with this version.

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  • Open My Files or File explorer in your Android, tap on the placed apk file named as “++++++++++++++” to install the same and then tap on “Open” to open the new Google PLAY Store after installation. As soon as the installation is done, you will be prompted to tap on the “Accept” button. Please note that just in case if it prompts you to select the option of “Unknown Sources” then you need to select the same.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated your PLAY Store with the latest version of 3.5.16 version. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of updating the PLAY Store.

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  • Russ

    Hi, I have the same issue on my chinese droid phone that seems to have a chinese marker installed, the play store installs, asks for registration then force closes. Any thoughts?

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  • Freddy Schack

    Fantastic post

  • lisa

    i have succeeded in d/l the apk. it says i need to add an account but it wont let me add. I am using samsung galaxy S2 GT I9108.

  • Lukabarbosa21

    play store (force closure) every time I start the app
    help pleasefroyo 2.2  h2000h

  • Jackie Perry

    i am having a tremendous time downloading the google play software on my phone. Please help.

  • Oraine

    Why is it everytime i try to download an app fot android i keep gettng sent to these sites and when i click install it keeps saying sing in which i did more than once……. Why doesn’t google just give us a straight link so we can get what we want easier cuz i don’t see what i want in the blog

    • Pradeep Neela

      which link you are talking about?

  • Saleharocks

    I cant download it plzz help me

  • Saleharocks

    I cant download it plzz help me

  • serwan


  • Star

    Hi! uhm, I’ve followed the steps on how to install the new app but it seems like it’s not working for me :(
    I’ve downloaded the .apk file, a file manager, and checked the “Unknown Sources”. but when I tap on the .apk file, my phone says “there’s a problem parsing the package.” please help :(

  • fihket346464

    how do i find the “++++++++++++++” to install because it doesn’t appear on my files :(

  • maramba

    Hi, Does anyone know if I can install this on my Arnova tablet? (10B G2)
    It comes standard with an app store of Arnova, AppLib, instead of Google Play.

  • kim

    I am using a Nextbook Premium 8 SE and it does not come with the Google Play market. How would I download this to this tablet?

  • nurseski1972

    Can you please tell me how to download google play store to my Archos 101 tablet? I tried but it keeps force closing.

  • brittiney

    I have tried over &over again to download the play store app and it keeps telling me its unsuccessful. I have a pandigital powered by google/Android and it was supposed to have the market. It never did. Whats the deal?

  • Gualberto

    I am trying to use the app on my tablet and I keep getting the mesage: “You must add an account to the device to continue” what else can I do? please help.

    • lolsmileyface

      do u have a google account if you dont than make one then add it to ur device with gmail and then you would know what to do

      • Pradeep Neela

        yes it can only be applied to the Google Account

  • Sandra

    U rock!!

  • Faguni

    It does not work for me!!!

  • Layohe

    I can’t use google play market. It said me to authentication is required. What’s that for? Can you explain me plz???

    • Pradeep Neela

      on which phone you are using?

      • Annie James

        I m using with samsung galaxy s2 but it keeps saying authentication is required..

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  • Dark Penguin

    Is this legit? Why is this site apparently run by a third party that wants to charge us for better access? Why doesn’t Google directly offer us a free download so I can re-install Play Store, which has gone missing from my phone?

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes its legal!

  • farhan

    Hi play samsung

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  • ssbroca

    a couple of tries installed the new GOOGLE PLAY on my RELIANCE 3G TAB,
    which is ZTE-V9C.

  • Anson

    hi, does this applicable to install google play for those tablet which originally doesnt support android market?? I am now using Toshiba AS 100. It doesnt come with android market. Thank you.

    • Neela Pradeep

      we haven’t tested it but you can give this a try and let us know!

  • Shahid

    I want that percentage battery icon on my Galaxy S2 running ICS, how can i do that. I have searched the blogs but i couldnt find an easy way out. :(

  • Mazen

    How do i find out which version of google play i have on my phone ?

    • Amit Bhawani

      Its possible to find it under Applications Section under the settings option.

  • Basjo

    Isn’t this version downloaded automatically? Like Android market -> Google play went by itself and other version updates as well.

    • Neela Pradeep

      yes but this update is not yet pushed to all the devices!

  • Bas

    Isn’t this version downloaded automatically? Like Android market -> Google play went by itself and other version updates as well.

    • Neela Pradeep

      as of now this is not yet rolled out all over the World!

  • LaDre Porter

    Every time I try to run the app it keeps force closing. Please help because I need Google Play for my tablet.

    • Jay

      Thank You Helped A Lot!!

    • Chen

      were you able to figure out what’s wrong?

      Mine’s the same. HELP!

      • LaDre Porter

        No. I still have the same issue.