Recent news that Google has stopped get admission to to sure services and updates for Huawei on US orders has despatched any quantity of Malaysians right into a frenzy. The first aspect we’ve to say is, kick back and preserve calm, the stopped get admission to handiest influences destiny updates to certain proprietary Google apps and the upcoming Android Q. If you’re a Huawei device user, you gained’t lose get entry to to GMail or YouTube nowadays (we used Google Docs to type this with out a troubles). We’d suggest taking a relax tablet for now and seeing what else Google info of their reliable statement and what Huawei has deliberate.
What can Malaysian Huawei users expect in the near future?
When Google or the Alphabet employer does actually undergo with the stopped get right of entry to to Huawei and Honor tool users the main issue might be vulnerabilities due to the loss of safety patches and updates in Android. Everything else could be just like if you had been the use of an older version of Android (the upcoming Android Q is model 10 and there are nevertheless many Android five customers accessible). How lots of you’re still the usage of Android four or decrease?
You’d nevertheless be capable of use your no longer updated YouTube and GMail apps and get admission to the net versions from a non-Google Chrome Internet browser (there’s heaps, I’m the use of Opera). Google have already reassured that access to the Google Play save and Google Play Protect security will nevertheless be in area. But, your Android Play Store may also stop updating your apps, mainly the aforementioned YouTube and GMail apps. Huawei already has their App Gallery as a replacement for this with a slew of coupons and vouchers for people who undertake it, but for now we’ve accessed the Android Play shop from our Huawei tool with no problems.
In addition, Huawei nonetheless (and have to continually) have access to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) model of Android. So, they gained’t be completely left in the dark if proprietary Google get admission to is reduce off. Any quantity of other manufacturers make use of AOSP variations of Android with out a problems and there’s a big range of third-celebration builders doing forks in their versions of AOSP Android.