Each month, Google releases updates for the Android core system, focusing on enhancing security, introducing new features, and occasionally resolving bugs. As anticipated, the November 2023 Google Play System updates are now ready for download. These updates are accessible for a variety of devices, including phones, tablets, Android TV and Google TV devices, Android Auto-enabled vehicles, Wear OS devices, and Chrome OS devices.
The Google Play System updates encompass improvements to the Android operating system, the Google Play Store, and Google Play services. Unlike Pixel phone users, who can update all these components simultaneously by navigating to Settings >> Security & Privacy >> Updates >> Google Play System updates, users of other Android devices may need to install these updates individually.
Interestingly, the November 2023 Google Play System updates appear to introduce new features rather than primarily addressing bug fixes. One notable addition is a new developer feature aimed at enabling Google and third-party app developers to enhance support for analytics and diagnostic processes in their apps. The complete changelog is detailed below:
November 2023 Google Play System Updates
[Phone] New developer features for Google and third-party app developers to support analytics and diagnostics-related processes in their apps.
[Wear] Updates to system management services that enhance updatability.
To download these new updates on third-party phones, you can follow this link to update Google Play services. For updating your Google Play Store, open the app, click on your profile icon, select Settings, tap on About to open the drop-down menu, and then click on Update Play Store.