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Editors' Review

Google+ is central to Google apps and services, and not just social networking and authoring since many Google features use your Google+ profile as your primary ID. It's one of the largest social networks, but it also links easily to your other social networks, blogs, and webpages. Google+ is standard in many Android installations, but you can download and install the latest version independently, too.


Updated interface: An updated top menu and toolbar clean up Google+'s looks and enable quicker access to Circles and Communities, Explore topics, What's Hot, and Nearby features.

SMS PIN: Keep SMS secure by creating a custom PIN on the Google+ Settings page.

Sharing options: You can enhance your privacy by customizing your Sharing, Location Sharing, Notifications, Contacts, and more from the app's Settings menu.


Too much sharing: By default, Google+ shares SMS posts with your entire circle, and your Google+ profile exposes your interests and activities to other users. Be careful what you share, and take time to configure your sharing and privacy options.

Future uncertain: With hundreds of millions of users and considerable development effort, Google+ isn't going away, but some industry watchers suggest that Google's social media ardor has cooled, which may push Google+ into the background.

Bottom Line

Google's social media strategy will undoubtedly continue to evolve, yet Google+ will remain more or less central to the tech giant's Android presence. This most recent update is the best iteration of Google+ yet.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version

- Share media files to external apps


Publisher Google
Publisher web site
Release Date November 10, 2018
Date Added November 10, 2018


Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 7.68MB
File Name External File


Total Downloads 13,836
Downloads Last Week 4


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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