Learn more about Google Play services for Games

Google Play services provides useful services on your device and help make your device more secure and reliable. Games is one such service that is provided as part of Google Play services. Learn more about Google Play services.

Important: Google Play services are different from the Google Play Store.

Google Play services for Games provides you login access and services to your games apps. You can manage your profile settings like your Gamer ID, profile image, and activity data, and you can change and set your default account for games or sign out of your accounts.

Important: Learn how to check and update your Android version.

Control your preferences

To manage your profile:

  1. On your device, go to Settings.
  2. Tap Google.
  3. Search for “Play Games.”
  4. Tap Profile Settings.

To manage sign-in preferences for games:

  1. On your device, go to Settings.
  2. Tap Google.
  3. Search for "Play Games."
  4. Tap Change account for games.

For more information, visit Google Play Games.

How Google Play services for Games handles your data

Permission use

Google Play services for Games may use certain device permissions in order to support games related functionality on your device, such as: 

Your camera and microphone may be used when you want to record your mobile gameplay.

Additional data collection

Google Play services for Games may also collect and store the following data to support Games related functionality.

  • Personal data such as your account name, email address (if discoverable), IP address, and approximate location at the country or region level, may be collected to run game services on your device. 
  • App and device data such as game scores, gamer identity, achievements, and device identifiers may be used to offer the game services and for analytics and troubleshooting purposes.

Any information that Google collects is handled in accordance with Google's Privacy Policy

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