‘Check for updates’ button in Android now actually works

September 23rd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

The infamous ‘Check for updates’ button has been around on Android for what seems like forever now but in all this time it has been about as useful as the close door button on the elevator, which most of the time doesn’t seem to do anything.

Google developer Elliott Hughes has taken to Google+(!) to inform everyone that the button isn’t actually useless anymore. The previous behavior was to check if an update is available and only when the update was readily available to your device and was somehow missed by the automated background check for update will it pull the update.

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