Google Play System May 2022 update details revealed [Updated]

 Google Play System May 2022 update packed with some noteworthy features for your Android devices to redesign certain apps along with the Google Play Store. The update comes with self sharing to Nearby Share and more. Additionally, the update to system management services improves device connectivity and stability & performance.

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May 5, 2022

Recently Google has updated its Google Play System to the May 2022 security patch and revealed all the new changes and improvements which will take place after the May 2022 update.  The support page also discloses every fix and modification of the patch.

Google Play May 2022 update brings new features to help users discover unused apps and games on the Play Store and enhancements to the Play Store billing system. It additionally comes with various bug fixes and improvements to boost the overall device performance.

One of the most noticeable changes that the update brings is the introduction of self sharing to Nearby Share. You can now share files, links, and text from one of your own devices to another without even accepting the incoming share on the receiving device. 

Additionally, it brings the redesign of the Google Help app, which now supports the Android 12 design language – Material You. There’s much more to know about the update, do check the complete changelog below.

Google Play May 2022 update changelog:

Critical Fixes

  • Auto, Phone, Tablet, TV, Wear OS

Bug fixes for account management and system management & diagnostics related services.

Account Management

  • Phone, Tablet

Migration of the existing device setup onboarding flow for supervised work accounts to a web-based experience.

Device Connections

  • Auto, Phone, TV

Nearby Share now allows users to share content more seamlessly between their devices logged into the same account.

Google Play Store

Improvements to the Play-as-you-download feature to let gamers start playing mobile games while the app download continues to reduce waiting times.
New Features to help you discover the Apps & Games you love.
Optimizations allow faster and more reliable download and installation.
New features to the Play Pass and Play Points programs.
Enhancements to Google Play Billing.
Continuous improvements to Play Protect to keep your device safe.
Various performance optimizations, bug fixes, and improvements to security, stability, and accessibility.


  • Auto, Phone, Tablet, TV, Wear OS

Design improvements to Google Help app.

System Management

Updates to system management services that improve stability & performance.

Developer Services

New developer features for Google and third-party app developers to support ads, location services, and utilities-related developer services in their apps.