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Google Android 14 will impose stricter API restrictions to prevent devices from installing outdated apps

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According to news from IT House on January 24, according to foreign technology media 9to5Google,google atAndroid 14 Stricter API restrictions are imposed in , which will prevent devices from installing outdated applications.

google atandroid 14 The Google Play application store will be upgraded. When users install an application, if they encounter an application whose API has not been upgraded, they will fail to install it.

This change will also restrict users from sideloading specific APK files and prevent the App Store from installing those same apps.

IT Home also learned from reports that the Android 14 feature is mainly aimed at particularly old Android applications in the early stages of its launch. In the follow-up promotion, it will be extended to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), and Google has maintained a “gradual upgrade” mechanism. Android app developers can choose to actively block.

The report mentioned android The manufacturer plans to prevent the spread of malware applications on the operating system. The developer responsible for the change noted that some malware apps intentionally target older Android versions to bypass some protections that are only in place for newer apps.

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