Google Play services are used to update apps from Play Store on Android devices. Basic we need Google Play Services so that we sync our gmail account with PlayStore, easily access PlayStore on custom Roms. If Google Play services are not installed on your device you can face issue like authentication and synchronized.
Main Features of Google Play Services:
- Update Google apps.
- Authentication to your Google services.
- Synchronized contacts.
- Access to all the latest user privacy settings.
- Enhances your app experience.
- Speeds up offline searches.
- Immersive maps.
- Improves gaming experiences.
Google Play Services come pre-installed on Android device but if you root you device and install a custom rom on it then you might need to install Google Play Services on your device otherwise you cannot download and install apps.