In a bit of a twist, Google updated the iOS version of its Google+ app first with the promise of an update for its Android app soon to follow. Today, the Mountain View based company has delivered on its promise by releasing Google+ version 2.6 for Android to the Google Play Store. Like its iOS counterpart, this update introduces a completely new UI and Android-exclusive features such as the ability to initiate a Hangout directly from your device. For a complete list of what to expect, check out the full changelog listed below.
- Visual refresh of the stream and improved navigation
- Initiate a Hangout from the main menu
- Support for ringing hangout notification
- Support for post editing
- Messenger suggestions for people you may know
- Download photos from posts or Messenger conversations