Apr 30 AT 1:58 PM Taylor Wimberly 24 Comments

New Android Market rolling out, developers gain feedback experiment

I was browsing AppAware this morning and noticed many clients were reporting a new version of Android Market was being pushed out. We asked our Tweeters if they noticed anything new and no one could spot anything different.

After logging in to our Market developer console, I spotted a new feedback experiment that looks ready to roll out. Not a lot of information is available at the moment, but it looks like devs will be able to get reports when their app crashes or freezes.

Just last week someone leaked screens of a new Market client that featured automatic updates, but I have not seen that feature implemented yet. Who knows, maybe I’m just lacking the latest version (I’m at 1713). If you want to check your Market client, go to Settings > Application settions > Manage applications > Market.

Look for another update as we gather more information.

Source: AppAware

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  1. SteffenGuest 5 years ago

    I just looked at my event’s in AppAware and apparently my market updated. My version is also 1713. I haven’t noticed anything new.

  2. dethduckGuest 5 years ago

    If I recall an update started to push out last week that enables paypal as a payment option alongside google checkout and carrier billing. That might be what this is.

  3. justinhub2003Guest 5 years ago

    why the snap am I at market version 1710 on the nexus one on t-mobile

  4. jayareGuest 5 years ago

    I’m also on 1710, N1.

  5. DougGuest 5 years ago

    I don’t know if it new or new to me but you can touch apparently screenshots and get a full screen view. I’m at 1713 N1 T-Mobile.

  6. jdogGuest 5 years ago

    I’m at 1713 on my Nexus One on T-mobile

  7. I’m also at 1713 on my T-Mobile N1. I don’t notice anything different.

  8. mmalakai10Guest 5 years ago

    well im using the t-mobile mytouch 3G im on version 1660

  9. Bryce ReevesGuest 5 years ago

    Don’t know what is different, but i have had this version since i got my phone the beginning of April. 1713 N1 ATT.

  10. ChrisHGuest 5 years ago

    1710 on my DROID.

  11. JeffGuest 5 years ago
  12. timGuest 5 years ago

    I notice this week when I got a fc, there was an option to send feedback to the dev. You can view the report, tells what was running, why the fc, etc.

    Droid, market v1713

  13. Anybody know what version of the Market is on Cyanogen’s new 2.1 D/S rom? Can’t see any gapps in the app list, probably because they were added with that second update package.

  14. This is just sweet. I am loving all this support. Hopefully it continues.

  15. shaGuest 5 years ago

    Very sweet feature !
    I also got a feedback with a stack trace on one of my app, from last december (fixed since, but this would have allowed me to fix it sooner :p)

  16. JonathanGuest 5 years ago

    Looks like my market updated I’m using an htc desire on vodafone malta, unfortunately I can’t say I am noticing anything new. Probably because I’m stroll quite new to android but its cool I got the update :)

  17. Streets Of BostonGuest 5 years ago

    This feature is very experimental.
    It appeared on my publishing site yesterday, but i could only see user-feedback of my own apps. Trying another app just gave server-error upon server-error and the browser was stuck in a loop.

    And today, the feature is gone. I just see an ever rotating progress-circle.

    But it is cool to have this feature.

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  19. thinkpandaGuest 5 years ago

    MarketEnabler (I use v3.0.8) no longer work with Market v1713.

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