Google Play Protect: News

11 Apr 2023


Running out of phone storage? Try Google's 'auto-archive' feature

Ever wanted to download a new app only to realize that your phone has run out of storage? You are then forced to uninstall a lesser important app to make space. We have all experienced that.

12 Feb 2020


In 2019, Google blocked nearly 2 billion malicious app installs

Even though malicious apps continue to be a major threat to Android, Google is making some major strides in dealing with them.

06 Feb 2018


#SecurityCheckKiya: Google launches safety initiative in India

Google has launched a new public safety initiative in India called #SecurityCheckKiya.

31 Jan 2018


Google removed 700,000 apps, kicked-out 100,000 developers

Stepping up its fight against bad apps and malicious developers, Google has removed over 700,000 Android apps from Play Store and also took down as many as 100,000 developers last year.