Google services to continue working on existing Huawei Android devices


Google has confirmed that it will cease allowing Huawei to use its version of Android, instead requiring the Chinese giant to rely on the Android Open Source Project if it wants to use the platform.

“For Huawei users’ questions regarding our steps to comply w/ the recent US government actions: We assure you while we are complying with all US gov’t requirements, services like Google Play & security from Google Play Protect will keep functioning on your existing Huawei device,” the Android Twitter account said on Monday.

Google Play Protect is a security service built into Google’s Play Store that scans apps in the store and on user devices.

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