Google has finished supporting "Android 2.1 Eclair"

ByBen Nuttall

Android OS in 2016 "Android 7.0 Nougat"Will be released, the latest version will be released within 2017"Android 8.0 OIt will be officially released as well. On the other hand, Google released the "Android 2.1 Eclair"Android OS earlier versions announced that it will end support for the Android Market app.

Android Developers Blog: Ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and lower

Google will close the Android Market application from Android 2.1 Eclair to earlier versions of Android devices starting June 30, 2017. After June 30th you will not be able to access the Android Market app from the corresponding device and install new applications from the Android Market. Because there are technical restrictions on the Android Market app, it is said that changes will be made without being notified to the terminal.

Already, many application developers do not support old versions such as Android 2.1 Eclair with the application, and Google's support of the original home will also be terminated. For Android 2.2 and higher devices, support will continue as long as possible on Google Play, not the Android Market.

In Android Developers, the number of terminals installed for each OS version is released. 0.8% of the lowest among being displayed "Android 2.3.3 -2.3.7 (Gingerbread)", since the distribution is not displayed version of less than 0.1 percent, with the Android 2.1 Eclair with active There are only a few people there.

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