Google Play Service – The component that provides core functionality to Android system is now receiving a new update. The new Play Services carrying version 11.5.30 is taking a round gradually, and would take some time to hit all of the applicable devices.
The update is just another maintenance release, focused on mainly bug fixes and stability improvements of the core framework. However, since Play Service is mere a background app. Its improvements and changes might be hard for a common user to notice.
Although, we might feel it of no use and just an extra junk eating up our space. But the Google Play Service is actually a vital component for proper functioning of Android system. Moreover, it’s wise to keep the Play Service up-to-date in order to get the best out of from your device.
So, you can manually update the Play Service to latest version by downloading the APK file given in the link below. By the way, don’t forget to grant unknown source apps installation permission for your system. Or otherwise, wait for the update notification to hit your device and update it via Play Store.
Google Play Service v11.5.30: Download
Note: The above APK file will install only on devices running, Android 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1 and 7.1.2. Moreover, make sure your device is based on ARM64 architecture.