Android System WebView APK

Version 79.0.3945.136 - com.google.android.webview
Last updated: 2020-01-27 23:02:53
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Android System WebView apk

APP Information

Download Version 79.0.3945.136 (394513638)
Apk Size63.29 MB
App DeveloperGoogle Inc.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android and up
App Packagecom.google.android.webview.apk
MD5157fd7fe2972075d2f2bfc7b31bd6c57
Rate3.98
Website http://www.android.com

Download Android System WebView 79.0.3945.136 APK

App Description

Android System WebView is google,android,webview,tools,system, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 3.98 by 99 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Google Inc. website who developed it. com.google.android.webview.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 79.0.3945.136 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 Android System WebView APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 3858548+ times on store. You can also download com.google.android.webview APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Android WebView is a system component powered by Chrome that allows Android apps to display web content. This component is pre-installed on your device and should be kept up to date to be sure that you have the latest security updates and other bug fixes.
 

App ChangeLog

  • • Bug fixes and speedy performance improvements

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

I'm not able to update to the version of January 21. There is a notification for the same to update. When the update process starts, the 'downloading' process completes successfully but the 'installing' process seems to get stuck somewhere. At the end of it, there is again the same notification for updating the app. This has happened for 4 times.


I have had no problems with the app, though, I had the same experience as some other users with this latest update: The app went through the update process, then reappeared in the "update" list. After the third attempt, I restarted my phone and the app showed that it had updated and appeared in the "recently updated" list.


After signing in on my Google Pixel 3xl this little s** keeps updating. Somehow I had to restore my phone to factory reset. After getting no where with google team experts on a Google phone, no help. I can't sign in to my accounts at all. I had to recreate another email to use the d**phone. Still updating until this day. Can Google get people that are fit for the position? Maybe they are actually stealing our personal information and selling it....


Refuses to update,, it's either hang out in my "download pending... " for hours,, and sometimes cancels itself for I don't know what reason and shows in the "Update" button again and again. It's very annoying to go through this,, and also,, what kind of BS is having every update as "Bug fixes and speedy performance update" if the update itself is unable to do what the description says to do.


Don't want it. Don't need it. Won't stay disabled. Can't uninstall it. If I disable an app, please honor my decision and leave it disabled, including after a reboot, and don't offer me updates. I've researched what this does and have determined that I don't want this feature. I'd rather not root my phone to disable it myself, but but the frustration is beginning to outweigh the trepidation.


Too many updates for this program and when you go to update it through the Play Store it gets caught in an endless "update pending" loop. You will have to force close the app to get it to quit updating. This needs to be fixed and done ASAP! As you can read from other reviewers they're having the same issue.


Battery suddenly starts draining after 1 hr 46 minutes, and exhausts completely in around 2 hrs 15 minutes if not put on charger.. The consumption data shows "screen" as consuming the maximum.. If switch off and put on charger before it exhausts, it goes back to 75% within 20-25 minutes of charging


Was disabled until it enabled itself. I had just disabled the uninstallable Chrome browser and now WebView wants to act like a backdoor to my App security. The update adds "web functionality" to apps and that seems to bypass the necessary permission process of judging an App's request to communicate online.


Refuses to update. Either hangs on "download pending...", sometimes for hours, or simply cancels itself and shows the "Update" button again. Very annoying having to go through this every month. Also, what kind of BS is having every update described as, "bug fixes and speedy performance updates ?" How about an actual description of what you're making me download?


Very useful and powerful for all applications without a native browser, but almost impossible to upgrade pre-installed stock versions of AOSP Android roms without rooting of devices and huge efforts to find a suitable solution. From Lollipop, there is an internal variable in Android named "config_webViewPackageName" which points to the default WebView package (in AOSP it is "com.android.webview"). This module replaces it with "com.google.android.webview" just as what it is in Google's official Android ROMs. Is it possible to be fixed by Google for all supported builds?


Previous update (12/19/19) compromised OS security, broke app functionality, Play Store downloads fail with "Waiting for Wi-Fi". Latest update (1/7/20) blocks voicemail from cellular network after startup, OS security still compromised, functionality still broken, Play Store downloads still fail with "Waiting for Wi-Fi". Go home, drunk, you're Google.


3 stars.. Only because this weird singularly opened up in my living room after this "bug fix with speedy improvements" update was done.. I'm not sure if it caused Chrome to rip space time or what.. But my phones glowing while writing this review and things in mu living room are getting pulled towards whatever this singularly is.. Assuming I don't get whatever goes in there back.. You guys owe me a cat and a recliner thus far..


Don't know what's going on... but lately having super slow connections to Chrome and other browsers. Sometimes no connections... lag, lag lag... Doesn't make a difference if I'm on WiFi or Cell. Have had 3 updates to this app in less than a month... but getting worse... Samsung Note 10+ user...


Has gotten better but as of the last few Updates for this app has the application causing issues again on my OnePlus 3T, and also on my Samsung Galaxy S7. Why can't you get this app to work 100% Correctly? Very frustrating and annoying. 👎


As per other reviews, latest version would not complete installation. I had to uninstall it first, and then update it for it to complete successfully. Poor Quality Control...


After this update there are 3 Google systems icons left which indicate that the update is not finished (but it is). The icons stay even after multiple restarts.


Whose bright idea was it to split this off? First it doesn't install properly, hangs on "installing" until you reboot your phone (took 3 reboots to get it installed), then since I installed it my web connection on apps like Facebook lite has gone to pot, takes ages to load now even on WiFi.


Most recent update is great! After updating you notice scrolling was way more fluid and just glides. Actually uninstalled it just to confirm and compare the difference. This update is wonderful.


Buggy update isn't installing correctly. Don't know the purpose of the app, but if it's going to be preloaded bloatware, I expect it to correctly install when it demands an update.


not really sure what I think. its obviously an update i have to complete, but a couple of updates ago my Rogers Anytime app wouldnt play and now says not compatible with my device after watching it on said device for almost a year!!!!


After I updated my phone's app to this version79, I am getting errors and daily playstore shows this in updates list, BUT EVEN AFTER UPDATING, NEXT DAY AGAIN IT REVERTS TO VERSION70 AND ASKS TO UPDATE TO LATEST VERSION79, NOW 5th consecutive day... NO OPTION TO RATE IN NEGATIVE ( -5) 'THE WORST'


With this new update I can have a new conversation with my phone and with my kids at the same time, it can also predict the future but when there's clear skies only problem I can't do this at the same time, only one at time... that's need to get fixed.


This is a comment for people saying that app is stuck in update loop. Go to app info and clear data or cache. It was stuck on my Note9 android 10 but this fixed the issue. I don't have chrome installed maybe that's the issue. Get you stuff together Google


Could be a great App! Limited functionality when connect to car. Hard to search for new destination using vehicle display.


Reason for 3 stars because they never tell us in detail what we are uploading when we update. Just bug fixes. Also its every month and it never updates when you try it just stays in lingo going in circles.


Keeps needing update! I no sooner update the app before it says it needs to update again. I've spent 10 minutes going round and round with it. WTH?


How many times are you going to update it, since Android 10 updated, you updated this app at least 4 times within past couple of days, brightness got reduced with implementation of Dark theme for Android 10, by opening same app using normal theme it is showing difference.


Have had an update and this no longer works. If I go on it in apps it just won't upload. App symbol has greyed out on the menu too.


If app won't install.. go to apps in setting.. select Google store.. 3button top corner.. click uninstall updates from there.. reset phone.. go store again and reinstall.. Don't expect any help from Google or Android they only care to sell your data.. BREAK UP BIG TECH COMPANIES


I honestly hate Chrome and wished apps would load web content in the browser of my choice. Now that I've disabled Chrome and updated this, I can. Thanks!


My phone is running fine. This may be because of this app or not. It is really hard to write a review of an app that operates in the background. It is recommended by Google as one of thier tools and therefore should be installed and maintained.


Will not install. Tried four times even after clearing caches. Royal pain trying to install and will not let me run programs or internet access. Got to do something


I tried to update this feature 5 times and it couldn't download and install. Fix this please as soon as possible. It's vexatious.


This update download and install ... few seconds later it's back in the update apps list. Does not install or update the app 😳 Tried this twice and it's back in the update listing again ... please fix


My fix. Update wouldn't take. I reset my phone, turned on Wifi, turned off bluetooth and tried again. Update completed in seconds.


Update can't finish installing. This happened on the previous update and I was able to help it along with multiple retries and reboots. Took a couple of days.


Do NOT update to this version! Regularly crashes. Popups annoying and not actionable. Version 79.0.3945.136, Pixel 3XL.


I am also having the same issue. Hangs up when trying to install. Can't uninstall. Hope developer fixes this fast.


Tried several times to update this app on my android mobile but only consumbed my time and data whereas result is zero. Still showing as pending for updatation.


Worst in twitter, scrolling a web page that is opened in the twitter gets stuck almost every time, faced similar issues for instagram as well but less often.


12/05/19 Unable to update. It's been a month almost. 1/15/2020 Nothing I tried worked for months. Finally, it decides to update in its own.


I don't use Chrome - I wouldn't use it if it were the only browser out there - it's invasive, inefficient and uses too many resources to do the simplest things - so I have no need for this on my system! Yet, it's always running in the background, trying to do things I haven't given it permission to do, and interfering with MY use of MY phone! If Google wants to buy me a phone and then pay for its services, then we can talk. Until then...


I'm just here wondering why whenever Android notifies me that WebView had been updated and I tap on that notification, the Play app opens with a message saying "Item not found". Do I have a fake app or something?


There are so many issues in android10. Now some applications also not supporting in it.. have to fix it..


This app does everything! But didn't come installed on all of my android devices. Because of this I've tossed those devices into a volcano and performed a ritual goodbye involving two opposing tribes.


what kind of update took forever to install it? and can't even cancel it now. everytime, its details only says simply "bug fixed and whatever". SO, WHATEVER? WHAT'S YOUR PURPOSE TO RELEASE THIS DISORDER?


Latest update is just continually buffering (for more than an hour so far) as "installing" but not completing installation. Despite being only less than 3mb in size. Shutting down or restarting phone is making no difference. Pressing cancel or X did not work and these options are now no longer visible. Even Disabling the App itself then Enabling it again makes no difference. Help, does anyone have any idea how to correct it as the only visible outcome is my phone battery charge reducing.


I run the update and my gadget is slow and freezing. Even now 11 January 2020. The gadget is slower and freezing after this update... Do the right fix please.


Needs an update but will not update! If I click on the update button in "my apps and games" it just bounces right off and doesn't attempt to download the update. If I click on the link in the playstore and try to update from the app page then it just spins and spins and never updates. This app and Chrome are the only two apps that won't update and I have been trying for weeks since the new updates came out! What am I suppose to do?!


I have been experiencing a very slow responce on my system where it takes a number of minutes for apps to open and start responding. The display 'jitters' and jumps around most of the time. I have to leave it a number of minutes to stabilise even after a restart makes little diffefence. Problems were noted after a large update which errased most of my data. Not impressed at all and no help apart from restart which didnt help


Not happy with the size of Google keyboard or web view obstructions due to Google's ad placement I think 9 of the same ads on the first page is rediculous. Ads and keyboard problem too much.


Samsung Note 10 on Android 10. Download stuck at 79% thus can`t update. Please fix.


Thank you for updating Android system web view in a better way :) it helps us to browse even faster and it's more functional than the previous version I hope you'll update it soon with the cheaper and lesser internet consumption and more efficient in such poor connections so that it is more usable in different areas thank you <3 I'll give this 5 🌟 for now because of it's best performance


The app refuses to update and because of that i can't access my browser at all.


One of the most reliable apps on my phone! Plus, the "What's new" descriptions are fun to read!


never gets updated. hangs on "waiting for download" or gets download and hangs on "installing". every damn time.


Actually last update is slowing down things on the phone! Sens i updated this thing, i'm having problem with camera flash light that when i take picture of girls, all are nude, and my web bank account keep groves in millions, can't spend all of that man, what to do.


I use Chrome for web searches. I really don't see a need for this app, but it's pre-installed. ... | Updated 8, 20 November, 15, 26 December, 2019, 8 and 21 January, 2020. ... | 'NUFF SAID ⭐⭐⭐⭐


After this new update my mobile not working properly its always hang and automatically work and sometime no response for anything 🤨😡😡😡


App refuses to update. Either hangs while downloading, or begins to install then stops and asks to update again.


After Android system update, would not install. After searching for this issue, found that I had to go to Google play store app, clear data AND cache, and restart phone. Seems to have solved the issue but how annoying that it's such a well-known bug and has been for MONTHS and hasn't been fixed yet.


I love it so much! 500 characters just isn't enough for me to describe it.


System works perfect.easy accessiblity.The only problem is once i switch off the phone it takes time to restart about 15minutes rotating the gears.wats the problem of this delay in starting?


Sorry for leaving a negative review, wanted to get the Devs attention. After downloading the update released December 17th 2019, a lot of my apps were crashing esp Gmail. At first I thought it was my android update to version 10 but after downgrading the problem persists. I fixed it by removing my work profile, but this is not ideal. Looking forward to getting a fix to this. Thank you


The app updates then it reverts back to "update available". Please fix. Galaxy S9 Android 10 beta 3.


Since the last update(7th January) its been stuck on installing for nearly a week now and there is no way to stop it to redownload it needs a fix asap


Anytime I update this app it enters an infinite loop of "Installing". I don't know if this issue is with only OnePlus devices, but it is really frustrating to always remeber NOT to update this one because of the error and never-ending loop.


Downloads, but then enters a continuous updating cycle, never does update. So, broken!


based on my experience today this app most likely is acting very glitchy and laggy. nope uninstalled


Now even better cant even update. Only keep on loading. Well done! The only thing that working is draining my data.


Though its bug has been fixed with new update but after every update its sucking mobile battery charge badly..


You have recently upgraded this and again and again like with most of your apps. You would think that you would conserve Mobile Data. Not all of us have unlimited High Speed wired WIFI in America. Yet you keep on pushing the updates for even the smallest things. 30mb every few or less days (and this is just this Google app alone. You do the same thing with most of your apps) when I could be watching a Video or browse the Internet with my data. Public Mesh networks are a dream and long way off.


Gets to 79% then stops..tried 5 times. Not good. Eventually installed.


This crApp constantly shows as installing and does nothing more. Very poor quality app, please provide a deacription of exactly what this rubbish does - inclined to delete this completely if the 4th install attempt doesn't work


Will not update on Samsung Galaxy S10+... It attempts to but perpetually comes back as not updated.


Android’s Webview allows 3rd party apps to show content in an in-app browser or in an app screen that pulls from the web. It’s pretty important, and has only recently been decoupled as a stand-alone system component that can be updated as Google sees fit. And that’s important, because it allows Google to push security fixes and other enhancements without the need to push an entire system update.


This app is in my update list, but no matter how many times I tap the update button it just will not download and update. Can someone please tell me why? Update- I shut off auto update in Play, rebooted the phone (Pixel 3), went back in, tapped on update and lo and behold, it updated. Hope this helps. 2nd. Update- received a second update for this app, which will not download, even when I tried shutting off auto update as I mentioned in first update.


Last night, my TV installed the latest version of Android System WebView. Almost immediately, I started having "blackouts" or "dropouts" on CNN on Sling TV again. Something's wonky and I suspect it is Android System WebView's interaction (or problems interacting) with Sling TV. Please get them to work together (assuming that is the problem). Thanks.


If it refuses to update...or buffers...just restart you phone & retry downloading it. It solved my same problem.


Troublesome This app is a standard in Google phones, so I've always had it. Worked perfectly in my Nexus 6, bit on my Pixel it's tricky. It hadn't worked in forever and then this new updated rolled out. It finally started to work for about a week, then one day it flopped and hasn't since. Fixed feelings, mixed review.


App itself needs system dark theme support (including Chrome's websites darkening support) and proper gesture navbar support (without white space below the bar).


latest update is not getting installed. shows up installing and again falls into update list. annoying.


if this is the reason why my phone got slow connection if i dont update it.. Gosh please if am.going to update this make it faster... my data got useless because of this..


It's not installing just going round and round for days, other apps are downloading and installing properly..


Why do I even need this? Makes my mobile a lot more slower and photos get removed without my consent (especially the ones I want to keep). One star only for poor quality app and the fact it's very glitchy, unpredictable and doesn't resolve anything remotely to do with fixing bugs. Sorry! But you need to sort it out before allowing this app to go up on the app store. Also it doesn't let me see what the content of this app is on my mobile phone. It cannot be opened for viewing.


Pixel 3 device here, and it's been "installing" for more than a week. Fixed it with these steps: (Setting->apps->Android system webview) and force stop and disable. Then to Google play store app settings and clear both cache AND user data. Then enable Android system webview again, then launch play store and redownload and install the update. Works well after dealing with this bug, but at least I did not need to reset my phone.


I was using an app that used WebView as a component. The update fixed crashes that occurred in the version installed with Android 6.0.1. The only negative impact I noticed is the change in the way webfonts are loaded. Now the page with webfonts (local, within my app) is first rendered with a default font, then switches to the specified webfont. This behavior is ugly, please fix.


Same as hundred threads before mine, does not install just keeps consuming data downloading itself again and again.


Bad news! Google force feeds an app that is not optimized for the device and then you can not uninstall it. I'm not sure it it is Microoogle or Goosoft


One Of The Most Important Android System App. Every Android Users Must Kept Latest Up-to-Date. "Enjoy The Performances"🤘


It's hung up trying to install. PLEASE FIX !!!! I will change rating when it's fixed. Update....it installed...so I guess it's fixed.


Great wonderful yes great and lots more thank you super great thanks great thanks alot! Like Android System alot. Thank you Great I like Android system alot thank you Android system is great thank you for it. I like Android alot and how it protects everything.I think the Android System is awesome. I am so thankful to have it! I think Android system is great. Thanks do much Wish it could stop people setting up and messing my system up.l think the Android System is great! Great thank you


Update: finally after weeks I was able to update. Changed nothing. It just worked again. - old: Same as Google chrome: not able to update through playstore. Android 10 on pixel 2 XL. Tried everything: empty cache of Playstore, Chrome. Disabled chrome than install. Nothing works. So weird. Never had any trouble updating apps.


Why does this install hang? I had to once again go to Settings > Apps&Note > select "see all" scroll to this app 'tap' > 'tap' "storage&cache" > 'tap' "clear storage" and then "clear cache" then back to my play store apps to make the update work. I appreciate this app but will be leaving this comment up as the App install seems to not work perfectly for everyone every time and this might help others in those cases.


Absolutely hate this app. It has been constantly updating for the last month. Now it won't let me do updates on my other apps because it is continuously installing. If I try to disable or force stop it I can't use the internet. I do not recommend this app. It came pre-installed on my phone so apparently I don't have a choice.


After update the App font size had increased. It's too big.


I cannot update this app for some reason. It keeps requesting to install when I've already tried installing it multiple times.


Update downloads but won't install. Well, it's been a few days since I posted the won't install review and it just successfully installed.


Going by the objectives ratings and reviews by others , i believe this app shall certainly improve my web searches especially on speed, a hitch that has recently neccesiated a reset back to the factory settings of course with a heavy of loosing valuable documents and downloads that were very important to me. I hope this app will assist me not resort to such a drastic and radical move again.


Does not install after android 10 update. I am using a note 10 plus. The app downloads but doesn't finalize Update: i restarted my phone and it worked


Apk scan results


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

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Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.INTERNET
view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

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.

Certificate

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

Activities

com.android.webview.chromium.LicenseActivity
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Providers

com.android.webview.chromium.LicenseContentProvider

Services

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