Pre-orders for Books on Google Play Now Possible Through Google Now
Launched as one of the main features of Android Jelly Bean, Google Now has gathered a very large number of fans and not once has it been appreciated as one of the best voice assistants available on the mobile platform. Since the initial launch, Google Now has seen a number of improvements that turned it from an awesome feature to a must when it comes to user interaction with the Android OS.
With the latest version of the OS, Android 4.2, Google Now got access to Gmail and is now able to extract and display cards for info such as package delivery or Hotel reservations. After Google integrated Google+ with the Play Store, making it possible to sign in using your account and have your social network profile displayed for review, it’s time for an improvement to the integration of Google Now with other services.
Starting today you can pre-order books on Google Play through the new category. When accessing the Play Books service you will find the “New And Coming Soon” section that now allows you to pre-order the products you wish to have. One tap on the pre-order button and you can be sure you will have it the second it becomes available. Here is how Google explains the process:
- Having signed into your Google account, visit the Play store on the web or the Play Store app on your Android device,
- Find the book you would like to pre-order (you can browse titles to pre-order in the New and Coming Soon books section of the store),
- Click or tap the Pre-order button,
- Complete the order process.