Google Play Books - Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics APK

Version 5.8.5_RC04.301263771 - com.google.android.apps.books
Last updated: 2020-03-27
google,android,apps,books,reference,play

All the books that you love. On the page or out loud. Anywhere you are.

Google Play Books - Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics apk

APP Information

Download Version 5.8.5_RC04.301263771 (97866)
Apk Size13.24 MB
App DeveloperGoogle Inc.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.1.x and up
App Packagecom.google.android.apps.books.apk
MD5c71c652db8f55e825629bdb1a062754d
Rate4.3
Website http://play.google.com/

Download Google Play Books - Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics 5.8.5_RC04.301263771 APK

App Description

Google Play Books - Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics is google,android,apps,books,reference,play, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.3 by 226 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Google Inc. website who developed it. com.google.android.apps.books.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.1.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 5.8.5_RC04.301263771 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 12771455+ times on store. You can also download com.google.android.apps.books APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Google Play Books is the one app that you need for enjoying audiobooks and ebooks purchased from Google Play.

Choose from millions of best selling ebooks, comics, textbooks and audiobooks. Download your book to read or listen to on the go. When you’ve finished, find your next favourite from recommendations personalised just for you. Buy audiobooks and ebooks as you go – with no subscription required.

LISTEN TO A GREAT AUDIOBOOK ANYWHERE, ANYTIME
* New! Audiobooks are now available on Google Play
* Buy one or many – no monthly subscription required
* Preview free samples of audiobooks before you buy
* Pick up where you left off on Android, iOS or on your web browser

MILLIONS OF EBOOKS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
* Preview free samples from our catalogue of millions of books
* Read your books, comics and textbooks on Android, iOS or your web browser, even when you’re offline
* Tap the page and watch your favourite comic book or manga come to life with Bubble Zoom
* Take notes that sync with your Google Drive and share them with a group for easy collaboration.
* Use the Night Light setting to automatically adjust the background colour and brightness to make it easier for you to fall asleep
 

App ChangeLog

  • Discover is a new way to browse book news, articles, videos and more. Read featured stories and get personalised recommendations. (US only)

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

This works better than anything I have ever used to read on my devices. Nothing else even comes close. I love being able to read on my phone on the bus then when I can continue on my tablet when I get home. My page is saved! Sometimes it is wonky (I think this is likely related to the difference in page size between my phone and tablet) My only issue is the presentation within the app on my tablet (Feb 11, 2020 - better today)


Since January the app only shows me books written in Chinese. I have been living in Hong Kong for years and I always had English recommendations, but now none show up in the app, even though my account is in English. There are no settings in the app to select your preferred language either. This is unfortunate because the app itself is good. A simple design, with nice background and lighting options, which makes reading in the dark very comfortable. But, it is almost unusable for me now.


Was hands down my favourite ebook app. Far surpassed Kindle, primarily because I really dislike having books in a little endless list. Now, with the loss of shelves in favour of this filterable itty bitty list.... it has taken this app from a 4-5 star to a 1-2 for me. Is there a way to go back to the old view??? Update 02/02/2020: Can someone explain to me why this app seems more and more determined to replicate the Kindle app? Now I can't open multiple books at once in the app?? Ugh.


I absolutely love this app. I've been using it for months. However there is no way to contact anyone when you need help. I bought a book and downloaded it and it won't open. I followed all the steps it suggested and it still isnt opening. It says if it doesnt work, it's not supported yet I was able to open the first two books with no issues. Why would a book be available if it's not supported? And why would the first 2 be supported if the last one isnt? I either want it to work or my money back.


I've been using this app for so long and in general it has improved. But after the recent updates I'm unable to open 2 or more books simultaneously. And the book closes automatically after some time. Please stop that. It takes some time to go open the app again and reload the book. If an open book drains battery, that's on the user. Don't forcibly stop it. The offline dictionary still needs improvement.


When going from dark bedroom reading (I have a black background and brightness down low). Then I go outside and can't see the screen at all to increase the brightness! I have to go and find a dark room to be able to see the controls to increase the brightness so I can read my book. Surely there is an easier way!


Can you please for Christ sake fix the upload to playbooks option ? Im tired of seeing upload failed and i have no intention of doing any extra work as a workaround. Edit: why should I go somewhere else to fix this ? Also the link that you gave me doesn't fix anything. Is it that hard for a million dollar company to fix a bug ?


This is so underrated. This is easily the best ebook reader I have ever used. The only thing is that you should upload VALID epubs or buy them. If you do that you can read very comfortably. The best features are zooming, zooming anywhere - text/image. The built in dictionary is cool as well.


Crashes on opening every time...Been this way for months now. Can't access a single book. Tried every Google recommended resolution - none work. Lost hundreds of £££ in purchased books. No choice but to uninstall and use Amazon Kindle exclusively. This appears to be a fairly common problem, so why is it still not fixed months down the line?


I have enjoyed many audio books from this app. However, the current book I am listening to has two unintelligible minutes of gibberish in the middle. I have tried to report it but the only support for this app is a poorly attended Google Support live chat. They cannot even access the content to verify and their final advice was to contact the developer of this app. Can anyone enlighten me or Google who develops Google Play Books?


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Apk scan results


Apk Scaned By TotalVirus Antivirus,com.google.android.apps.books.apk Was Pure And Safe.

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Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
android.permission.GET_PACKAGE_SIZE
android.permission.INTERNET
android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
android.permission.READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
android.permission.SUBSCRIBED_FEEDS_READ
android.permission.SUBSCRIBED_FEEDS_WRITE
android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
android.permission.WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
com.google.android.apps.books.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
android.hardware.faketouch
view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

GET ACCOUNTS
Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

measure app storage space
Allows the app to retrieve its code, data, and cache sizes

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

read sync settings
Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

read subscribed feeds
Allows the app to get details about the currently synced feeds.

write subscribed feeds
Allows the app to modify your currently synced feeds. Malicious apps may change your synced feeds.

use accounts on the device
Allows the app to request authentication tokens.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

toggle sync on and off
Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

read Google service configuration
Allows this app to read Google service configuration data.

Certificate

Certificate Issuer:C:US, CN:Android, L:Mountain View, O:Google Inc., ST:California, OU:Android
Certificate Subject:C:US, CN:Android, L:Mountain View, O:Google Inc., ST:California, OU:Android

Activities

com.google.android.apps.play.books.audiobook.activity.toc.AudiobookTableOfContentsActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.audiobook.ui.AudiobookActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.audiobook.ui.AudiobookTrampolineActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.car.accountpicker.CarAccountPickerActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.collection.CollectionActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.ebook.activity.ReadingActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.ebook.activity.EbookTableOfContentsActivityLight
com.google.android.apps.play.books.ebook.activity.EbookTableOfContentsActivityDark
com.google.android.apps.play.books.ebook.activity.video.FullScreenVideoActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.firstrun.FirstRunActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.app.BooksActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.home.HomeActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.help.CopyVersionActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.home.BooksShortcutActivity
com.google.android.libraries.social.licenses.LicenseMenuActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.notification.CloudNotificationRoutingActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.app.UploadsActivityAliasPdf
com.google.android.apps.play.books.app.series.SeriesActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.navigation.activity.ArbitraryFragmentActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.onboard.BooksOnboardHostActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.screen.types.detailpage.DetailPageActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.screen.types.multiselectablestream.activity.MultiSelectableStreamActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.screen.types.searchresults.activity.SearchResultsActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.settings.AppSettingsActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.splash.SplashActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.testingoptions.TestingOptionsActivity
com.google.android.apps.play.books.upload.UploadActivityEpub
com.google.android.gms.auth.api.signin.internal.SignInHubActivity
com.google.android.gms.common.api.GoogleApiActivity
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.systemtray.SystemTrayActivity
com.google.android.libraries.onegoogle.accountmenu.accountlayer.AddAccountActivity
com.google.android.libraries.social.licenses.LicenseActivity

Providers

com.google.android.apps.play.books.database.main.BooksProvider
com.google.android.apps.play.books.database.main.BooksProvider$PublicProvider
android.arch.lifecycle.ProcessLifecycleOwnerInitializer
androidx.work.impl.WorkManagerInitializer

Services

com.google.android.apps.play.books.appwidget.BooksAppWidgetService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.audio.BooksMediaBrowseService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.audiobook.data.AudiobookDownloadService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.gcm.BooksFcmListenerService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.notification.CloudNotificationIntentService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.service.SyncService
com.google.android.apps.play.books.appindexing.UpdateIndexService
com.google.android.gms.auth.api.signin.RevocationBoundService
com.google.firebase.components.ComponentDiscoveryService
com.google.firebase.messaging.FirebaseMessagingService
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementService
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementJobService
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.scheduled.ScheduledTaskService
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.executor.impl.basic.ChimeExecutorApiService
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.SystemAlarmService
androidx.work.impl.background.systemjob.SystemJobService
androidx.work.impl.foreground.SystemForegroundService

Receivers

com.google.android.apps.play.books.audio.BooksMediaButtonReceiver
com.google.android.apps.play.books.app.AccountsReceiver
com.google.android.apps.play.books.sync.BooksAlarmBroadcastReceiver
com.google.android.apps.play.books.app.NotificationBroadcastReceiver
com.google.android.apps.books.appwidget.BooksAppWidgetProvider
com.google.android.apps.play.books.appindexing.UpdateIndexReceiver
com.google.firebase.iid.FirebaseInstanceIdReceiver
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementReceiver
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementInstallReferrerReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.accountchanged.AccountChangedReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.blockstatechanged.BlockStateChangedReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.gcm.GcmBroadcastReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.localechanged.LocaleChangedReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.phenotype.PhenotypeUpdateReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.restart.RestartReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.systemtray.SystemTrayBroadcastReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.notifications.entrypoints.timezonechanged.TimezoneChangedReceiver
com.google.android.libraries.phenotype.client.stable.PhenotypeStickyAccount$AccountRemovedBroadcastReceiver
androidx.work.impl.utils.ForceStopRunnable$BroadcastReceiver
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$BatteryChargingProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$BatteryNotLowProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$StorageNotLowProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$NetworkStateProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.RescheduleReceiver
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxyUpdateReceiver
androidx.work.impl.diagnostics.DiagnosticsReceiver

Interesting Strings

http://
http://play.google.com/books/onboarding
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#disabled
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#enabled
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#view_all_pages
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#view_no_pages
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#view_partial
http://schemas.google.com/books/2008#view_unknown
http://side_
http://www.google-analytics.com
http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink
http://www.w3.org/2000/svg
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/feature#
http://xml.org/sax/properties/lexical-handler
https://
https://android.clients.google.com/fdfe/
https://android.googleapis.com/gcm/groups
https://aomedia.org/emsg/ID3
https://app-measurement.com/a
https://autopush-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://autopush-proddata-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://books.google.com/
https://com.google.android.apps.books
https://daily-0-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-1-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-2-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-3-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-4-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-5-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://daily-6-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://dev-notifications-pa.corp.googleapis.com:443
https://developer.apple.com/streaming/emsg-id3
https://encrypted.google.com/books/feeds/users/me/collections/7/volumes
https://google.com/search?
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com
https://notifications-pa.googleapis.com:443
https://play.google.com/books
https://play.google.com/books#ReadNow
https://play.google.com/books/library/upload_h
https://play.google.com/books/listen
https://play.google.com/books/reader
https://play.google.com/books/series/
https://play.google.com/intl/
https://play.google.com/store/
https://play.google.com/store/account
https://play.google.com/store/books/
https://play.google.com/store/books/top?
https://play.googleapis.com/play/log
https://play.googleapis.com/play/log/timestamp
https://playbooks-pa.googleapis.com/v1
https://playgateway-pa.googleapis.com/books/v1
https://plus.google.com/
https://ssl.google-analytics.com
https://staging-notifications-pa.sandbox.googleapis.com:443
https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/7007852
https://support.google.com/mobile/?p=books_androidapp
https://support.google.com/mobile/?p=books_international
https://support.google.com/mobile/?p=market_privacy
https://www.google.com
https://www.google.com/search
https://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/conversion/app/deeplink?id_type=adid&sdk_version=%s&rdid=%s&bundleid=%s&retry=%s
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/games
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/games_lite
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/userinfo.email
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/userinfo.profile
https://www.googleapis.com/books/v1
https://www.googleapis.com/language/translate/v2

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