Google Play In-App Purchases Now Have Password Protection

by Developer.com Staff

The latest version of the Android app store has several other improvements as well.

Google has released version 4.6.16 of Google Play with several noteworthy changes. The most significant tweak from a mobile development standpoint is probably the addition of password protection for in-app purchases. The move is likely a response to a class action lawsuit filed against Google by angry parents whose children racked up huge bills from in-app purchases.

The store also has a new Bulk Install feature, and it fixes a bug with the Bulk Delete function. In addition, the Google Play developers made a number of small tweaks to the interface.

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This article was originally published on Friday Mar 14th 2014
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