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UPDATE: The problem has now been fixed, so the following work around is no longer applicable.


I managed to get around it as follows:

  • Open the community page with Google+ app on my Android device
  • Click the link
  • Click the "Join Testing" (or whatever that button says)
  • Click the download link
  • Select to open in Chrome (web browser)
  • Click the "Install" button
  • Wait for package to download
  • "Package not a valid format" error (yet another problem)
  • Click "OK" (or something)
  • It then automatically opens the correct Play Store page, where you can click Install and it will download and install correctly

I managed to get around it as follows:

  • Open the community page with Google+ app on my Android device
  • Click the link
  • Click the "Join Testing" (or whatever that button says)
  • Click the download link
  • Select to open in Chrome (web browser)
  • Click the "Install" button
  • Wait for package to download
  • "Package not a valid format" error (yet another problem)
  • Click "OK" (or something)
  • It then automatically opens the correct Play Store page, where you can click Install and it will download and install correctly

UPDATE: The problem has now been fixed, so the following work around is no longer applicable.


I managed to get around it as follows:

  • Open the community page with Google+ app on my Android device
  • Click the link
  • Click the "Join Testing" (or whatever that button says)
  • Click the download link
  • Select to open in Chrome (web browser)
  • Click the "Install" button
  • Wait for package to download
  • "Package not a valid format" error (yet another problem)
  • Click "OK" (or something)
  • It then automatically opens the correct Play Store page, where you can click Install and it will download and install correctly
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I managed to get around it as follows:

  • Open the community page with Google+ app on my Android device
  • Click the link
  • Click the "Join Testing" (or whatever that button says)
  • Click the download link
  • Select to open in Chrome (web browser)
  • Click the "Install" button
  • Wait for package to download
  • "Package not a valid format" error (yet another problem)
  • Click "OK" (or something)
  • It then automatically opens the correct Play Store page, where you can click Install and it will download and install correctly