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Can I upload one APK with a new certificate which contains a new SHA1 key to play store

android,google-play
I have uploaded one apk with a keystore certificate before. But after adding Google map to my map, I have to change the keystore and make it as releaseKeystore with a new SHA1 key. My be I did some mistake here. So can Google Play Store will accept it and...

Is there any way to download an (unpulished) APK from the Google Play dashboard?

android,google-play,apk
A teammate put the APK in the wrong account in Google Play, now, I need to fix without the original binary. So, I want to know if I can download the APK out of the wrong account, then signon with the correct account and upload? FWIW - the APK is...

Increment achievement by achievement in android

android,google-play
My scenario : Lets say I have 3 achievements. I increment 1-achievement, when that is complete I want to increment 2-achievement and so on. 1) How do I switch between achievements and continue increments 2) is there a way to get which achievement I have to increment 3) Is there...

Intellij idea. Can't publish apk to Google play

java,android,intellij-idea,google-play,google-play-services
I can't publish my apk to google play service and I can't understand why. I'm new to android development so appreciate any feedback Some screenshots are below. Here is how my project looks in idea: Here is app manifest: 1) I create a certificate and signed apk. 2) I tried...

Android - Is it possible to get install referrer programatically

android,google-play
I have noticed some Google Play app links in the browser has the referrer= attribute to them, which obviously tells the referrer that sent you to that app's page in Google Play. Is it possible to see that referrer (if any) in the code of my app? And if not,...

Nexus 6 not supported in Play Store

android,google-play,android-manifest
I've a Nexus 6 (1440 x 2560 pixels (~493 ppi pixel density)) and a LG G3 (1440 x 2560 pixels (~538 ppi pixel density)) and this manifest: <manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" package="..." android:installLocation="preferExternal" android:versionCode="..." android:versionName="..."> <uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="14" android:targetSdkVersion="22"/> <uses-feature android:glEsVersion="0x00020000" android:required="true"/> <uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.touchscreen"...

How to have Android app check if latest version (as latest Google Play Store version)?

android,version-control,google-play,updating
Is there a way to check the version number/build number of your app on the Google Play Store? Do the provide any API for this purpose? I have read most people just put a version number on the server and cross check that when necessary. But it would be nice...

Why is my Google Play ranking so low? [closed]

android,google-play
I recently released Yarn for Hacker News. When I search for "Hacker News" on the google play store, it's the 65th item listed, despite having more reviews and a higher rating than number 4 in the list. It's also behind items that don't have the word "Hacker" or "News" in...

Android bundle identifier for different appstores

android,google-play
I have an Android app that I plan to publish on both the Google Play Store and the Xiaomi Appstore (it's a Chinese Android app store, by the way). Do I have to make 2 versions of my app with different bundle identifiers? Or is it fine to use the...

Button opens market page of application

android,google-play
I want a button that opens the my application's market page on click. How can I make it? Please help. Thanks....

App rejected - Play Store violation of Intellectual Property [closed]

android,google-play,violation,intellectual-property
Really hoping someone can point me in the right direction or tell me what to do next. I'm asking on here as I have emailed and called Google and escalated with them and the guys on the phone were really nice but could not give me any information. For the...

Google Maps on Android shows grey screen

android,google-play,google-maps-android-api-2
I had this issue before, where Google Maps shows grey screen and no maps displayed. I fixed this issue by installing google services on the test environment and it works fine. The problem now is that the published app is showing the same grey screen (No maps) for people who...

Play Store Beta Testing “Group Not Found”

google-play
I'm trying to create a Beta versión of my App but i must be missing something. I have created a google group and i have added a few emails, but when I try to add it to my Play account it saids "Group Not Found". I have tried with the...

Is the package name / domain of my Android app important?

android,google-play
I created an Android app using a package name of (for example) com.myawesomeapp.android. I had purchased myawesomeapp.com, but I'm no longer interested in keeping the domain itself, but want to keep the app. Is there any danger in letting the domain expire? If someone else later registers the domain, is...

Store device information when application uninstalled Android

android,google-analytics,google-play
Is there a way to store or know the device information when the application is uninstalled? Can this be achieved with Google Analytics or Google Play? Thanks in advance!...

Update app (Android) on Google play with new project?

java,android,google-play
I had to start a new project because of some problems that I had with my old one. I already published the old one, is there anyway I can make modifications to the new one so that I can just update my new project's apk into the old one?

Android Error:(1) Found unsupported XLIFF tag

android,google-maps,google-play
Several months ago I do not give importance, but when imported some version of google play service tells me: In principle I do not care why I can delete these 2 lines and running, but when I create an automatically added activity And I jump every time the error. Update...

Android keystore password change

android,google-play,keytool,android-keystore
I would like to change the password I use in my keystore for an android app that is already available in google play and I would like to know some things before I do it: 1) If I change the keystore password, could I continue using the same keystore for...

Android app crashes on release mode

android,google-play,android-sqlite,android-debug
I have tested my android app(debug-apk) on android devices it's working fine but it is crashing in release mode. I think it is problem in configuration but i am unable to recognise it. Please suggest. Caused by: android.database.sqlite.SQLiteException: no such table: Login (code 1): , while compiling: SELECT * FROM...

Broadcasting Proof of Concept on android

android,google-play
I am doing an hackaton and I want to broadcast the proof of concept of my android application to the jury. The problem is : I want it super easy to install my application and I don't want to pay 25$ for launching something that will target at most 20...

Android, sending Leaderboards score after Turnbased match is finished

android,google-play,google-play-games
I need to send the score of both players when the match is over because I need to know who is the winner to calc the score. In this scenario only the player that take the last turn knows it. He can submit his score, but he can't submit his...

Where does tracking data related to Google Play Campaign Measurement go?

android,google-analytics,google-play
I have an android app which uses Google Analytics SDK to send tracking data to a specific Google Analytics account (let's say account A). The same app is published through a separate Google Play account (account B). Now, I am confused as to where will be the campaign measurement data...

Will google playstore accept music player demo video which is showing song's album art? [closed]

android,google-play
I know that we cannot use album art in our music player app screenshots to be shown in google playstore. Will google playstore accept promo videos which is showing song's album art in its demo?

Check if my app is downloaded by clicking on Google Play link

android,google-play
I'm developing an android application. In this application I have one button. If user clicks on this button it will be redirect on Google Play on a specific application link. Is there any way to know if user have downloaded that application?...

End a multiplayer game on finishMatch

android,google-play,google-play-services,google-play-games
I am developing a turn based multiplayer game in Android using Google Play Game Services. I have successfully ended the game when the user clicks the Finish Button: Games.TurnBasedMultiplayer.finishMatch(mGoogleApiClient, mMatch.getMatchId(), mMatch.getData(), creatorResult, opponentResult) .setResultCallback(new ResultCallback<TurnBasedMultiplayer.UpdateMatchResult>() { @Override public void onResult(TurnBasedMultiplayer.UpdateMatchResult result) { processResult(result); } }); The current player's game gets...

Unable to access a Google Play Developer account [closed]

android,google-play
I am unable to access my Google Play Developer account since this morning. I had three apps which were running smoothly until today. But now, none of them are in Google Play listing. Can someone help me out on how to resolve this issue? I tried contact Google but got...

Play Store app page loaded listener

android,google-play,listener,google-apps-marketplace,loaded
Is there a way to know when the Play Store app finished loading an app page? I want to implement an animation drawn upon the screen(over the Play Store app) when it opened the link to my app and finished loading the page. I did the animation over the screen,...

OpenFL Android builds and filtering armv5/armv6 devices on Google Play

android,android-ndk,google-play,openfl,nme
I am using OpenFL to build an Android app to distribute on Google Play. I want to target only armv7 devices, and I believe OpenFL does armv7-only builds by default. However when building the OpenFL build system creates and populates the libs/armeabi folder instead of a libs/armeabi-v7a folder. The problem...

Android: “configuration cannot be published” while Uploading APK to Play Store

android,google-play
Need help with an Android Play Store issue I've seen while trying to update our app. The problem appears when the apk upload is done, and the following message shows up: This configuration cannot be published for the following reason(s): It is forbidden that a device upgrading from API levels...

Google Play Store: My app page does not show the leaderboard and achievements icons/badges

android,google-play,leaderboard,achievements
I launched an app on google play store this week. The app uses Google Play Games Leaderboard and Achievements APIs. Should the app page in play store app not show these icons/badges like it does in other apps that use these APIs? Do i need to enable it anywhere? These...

keytool error: java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\AndroidWorkspace\androidKey\public.jks (The system cannot find the path specified)

android,android-studio,google-play,apk
I am to trying to create a signed app in Android Studio, but i am stuck at this error which says keytool error: java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\AndroidWorkspace\androidKey\public.jks (The system cannot find the path specified) I get this error when i am creating a new key store. i am confused, why would it...

Removed permissions still show up in Play Store

android,google-play,android-permissions
I pushed a beta version to Google Play that accidentally added more permissions compared to the version that's current in production. Before pushing the final new version to production via a staged rollout, I removed those permissions, but despite that, users are still complaining about the new permissions when they...

Can you update an Android app with a completly different APK? [duplicate]

android,android-studio,google-play
This question already has an answer here: When updating an Android app does the APK need to be named the same as the original? 2 answers I have an app (App1) and it is released and being used. I have made a major update, but originally wanted it to...

Why do I have only 4 new devices added after adding support for x86?

android,google-play,android-x86
The reason I'm asking this question is because I think this might be red flag and want to check, just in case. I have a Unity project (but there's nothing specific to Unity in the question, so I don't add the tag). Previously, it was built for arm only, and...

not able to get advertising id in android

android,google-play,google-play-services,genymotion
I am using below code to get advertising id in android, but its giving following exception. 06-12 12:14:19.034: E/AndroidRuntime(13631): java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to start activity ComponentInfo{com.authorwjf.amianemulator/com.authorwjf.amianemulator.Main}: java.lang.NullPointerException: Attempt to invoke virtual method 'java.lang.String com.google.android.gms.ads.identifier.AdvertisingIdClient$Info.getId()' on a null object reference I have added google play service library and meta tag in android...

Auto-Deploy to Google-Play Store

android,google-play,google-play-services
Does anyone know a solution that allows me to auto-deploy to google-play whenever I launch a new version of an app? The objective is to automate the process to have no human intervention....

Android intent to google play app at “my applications” section

android,android-intent,google-play,playback
Is possible to launch a intent to Google play store app to show "my applications" section?? I need to watch current apps and updates. Thanks so much.

Unable to install an updated App from play store

android,google-play
I am finding problem in downloading App from play store. I had earlier installed the App, then uninstalled it. Now there is an update available to the App and I want to download it again. Google play gives me an error message Attached Screenshot. Please help me. Thanks in advance....

Play Store - Problems adding apk to the market

android,cordova,google-play,phonegap-build,phonegap-desktop-app
I used PhoneGap to create my application Now I made a key.keystore and uploaded it to phonegap site as shown here http://docs.build.phonegap.com/en_US/signing_signing-android.md.html Now I downloaded app-release.apk and decompiled it using apk studio program to remove some permissions and recompiled it again. The problem when I try to upload app-release.apk to...

move app from production to beta android

android,google-play
I have uploaded my app in production by mistake. Now, I am trying to upload it in beta version. and it says that: Upload failed You need to use a different version code for your APK because you already have one with version code 1. What should I do to...

Google Play: Declaring an App is Only for TVs

google-play,publishing,android-tv,nexus-player
I'm trying to publish an Android TV app, but the developer console is saying: "You need to add at least 2 non-Android TV screenshots." But this apk is only for Android TV, since there's another apk specific for tablets and phones. How can I target only Android TV? Also, I...

How to publish new version of app for specific devices on Google Play

android,google-play
Soon I'm going to release new version of my app. It is a huge change and I'd prefer to release if for a narrow list of devices. Google Play offers an option to manage excluded devices, but as far as I understand it will affect all versions of this app,...

How to add IAP after releasing free game

android,in-app-purchase,app-store,google-play,in-app-billing
I've published a free game with ads on google play store. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oxene.games.xelevation some players suggesting to have IAP to remove ads. I would like to know whether it is possible to add IAP to a already released free game?...

How much it is important to keep the private key in safe place?

android,google-play
I bought an app from another developer , we transfer the app to my account following this process https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/checklist/3294213?hl=en . then I've asked the developer to send me the keystore which contain the private key (alias key). according to http://developer.android.com/tools/publishing/app-signing.html it's not possible to update a new app with different...

Error while running aapt dump badging command on signed apk

android,google-play,apk,publish,aapt
I am getting a weird error when I ran the aapt dump badging command on my signed apk. This is what I get: W/zipro ( 9829): Buffer too short, requires 1073 bytes for entry name E/asset ( 9829): ARGH: name too long? W/zipro ( 9829): Buffer too short, requires 1605...

Installing a dependent apk using the Google Play Store

android,google-play,apk,android-install-apk
I have a regular Android application which I am planning to deploy on the Google Play Store. This application needs a custom application service (no UI) to work as expected. [It is not possible to combine them together]. To improve the User Experience, I would like to make sure that...

Unity3D 5 packages conflict

unity3d,google-play,package,admob
I have Unity 5.0.2f1. Firstly, I've successfully added GooglePlayGamesPlugin-0.9.20.unitypackage to my project. Then, I've tried to import GoogleMobileAds.unitypackage, but I got these errors: Error importing folder (The pathName assets/plugins is already mapped to fce8a713f1e5a4cc4b9973d1ef630f31. But the meta data wants it to be mapped to cbde64d36fd994c458fffca9e931b232) Error importing folder (The pathName...

Google Play: Registering as two people

android,google-play,registration
Is it possible to register as two people rather than an individual without setting up a company? I know you can register as an individual or a company, but I want to cooperate with a friend to make an app. Is that possible if we want to publish an app...

Equivalent to rss.itunes generator for Google Play

android,rss,google-play,itunes
I know that it's not a pure programming question, So I asked it on android.stackexchange.com, but unfortunately no one sees that. I want to get statistics about apps on Google Play (not my app) I noticed this API by Apple: https://rss.itunes.apple.com/ This API gives statistics about apple app store Is...

Upload Android application with different version code but same version name

android,google-play,version,publish
Can I upload an application with different version code but same version name such as below: Change android:versionCode="1" android:versionName="1.0" to android:versionCode="2" android:versionName="1.0"...

Can not run Google Play service on emulator (need to update Google Play service)

android,android-studio,google-play
I've tried to install Google Play on the emulator. I've followed the instruction from Google Dev Site. Using ADV manager it seems ok, devices are targeting Google API version 22, but when I run my image I always have an "This app won't run unless you update Google Play services"...

My app is not visible in google play store for samsung galaxy note 4

java,android,xml,eclipse,google-play
I have published an app in google play store. This app is designed for phones and I have made that it will be not visible for tablets by editing compatible-screens element in manifest file. The problem is that some phones with big screen size (more than 5 inches) also can't...

logout from Google+ from other activity

android,google-play,google-api-client
I have recently implemented the Google+ API. I managed to succesfully authenticated and move forward to the main activity. My issue is that I would like to include a "LogOut" option in the action bar menu and when the user comes back he will be prompted to login again. I...

I can't update in the Google Play Store: Version error

android,gradle,android-studio,google-play
I'm trying to update my app in the Google Play Store, but I can't, It send me this error: This setting can not be published for the following reasons: Do not allow a device to update the version of API levels in the range 15-18 API levels in the range...

Is there a tool to check supported devices before uploading to Google Play?

android,google-play
When you upload you apk to Google Play, you get a list of devices that are supported or not. Is there a tool which would allow me to investigate which features will make specific devices incompatible other than disabling features one by one and uploading to check for changes in...

Team member deleted from the google developer account

android,google-play,google-play-services,google-account
I am license owner in google developer account.I have invited some team members to join this developer program. One of the team member has admin role permission and he published an android app on play store on behalf of our group. What would happen if i delete that user from...

Publishing android app: This app is incompatible with all of your devices

android,google-play
Publishing and Android app I can see the app in the market but I everyone is watching this text This app is incompatible with all of your devices. Here is the permissions and features of my manifest <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" /> <uses-permission...

Update app which was installed using other app, via Play Store

android,google-play
I have an app which has the function of install others apps when the user request for it. But it does not redirects the user to Play Store, just download the apk and installs it. When I do that, the Play Store recognize it has been installed if I search...

why is Android app publishing taking several days [on hold]

android,google-play,publishing
I have uploaded my app on the store 3 days ago and it status still : PENDING PUBLICATION I have uploaded all the app listing needed : description, screen shots ... and google didn't contact me on E-mail. does anyone had the same case before ???...

How to ask for android.permission.CALL_PHONE but still install on tablet? [duplicate]

android,google-play
This question already has an answer here: Optional permissions so an app can show on all devices and enable optional features on some? 1 answer I have an app I just published to the Play Store, that's showing up as "This app is incompatible with all of your devices"...

Android app displays list on device but when downloaded from playstore

android,google-play
Set up - My Android app, on loading, calls a REST API to get json feed from a server running on Google App Engine. It parses this json and populates a list containing ItemListBaseAdaptor. I'm trying to figure out where it goes from here. Problem - When I build and...

Cannot add Google Play split libraries

android,google-play
I followed the tutorial at http://developer.android.com/google/play-services/setup.html#split but I got the error Error:Execution failed for task ':app:processDebugResources'. Error: more than one library with package name 'com.google.android.gms' You can temporarily disable this error with android.enforceUniquePackageName=false However, this is temporary and will be enforced in 1.0 I tried looking around here but most...

Bypassing install permission programmatically for enterprise apps from third-party sources

android,google-play,apk,google-play-services,android-install-apk
Several years ago, Android allowed you to set a permission that lets you install apps from a third party location other than Google's own app store Google Play. Eventually they deprecated that permission and only allowed hardware manufacturers to set that permission. I haven't checked since then whether that is...

Google Play supported devices

android,google-play,android-manifest
How do i only allow the app to be downloaded for smartphones and exclude all tablet devices? What i currently have is the following in my manifest: <screen android:screenSize="small" android:screenDensity="ldpi" /> <screen android:screenSize="small" android:screenDensity="mdpi" /> <screen android:screenSize="small" android:screenDensity="hdpi" /> <screen android:screenSize="small" android:screenDensity="xhdpi" /> <screen android:screenSize="small" android:screenDensity="480" /> <screen...

Does Google Play Services pre-release versions to developers?

android,google-play,google-play-services
I might be spoiled having worked on iOS for so long, but does Google release Google Play Service beta versions for developers prior to releasing the full versions to the public? I'm currently working on an SDK project, and would like to test out the latest Google Play Services versions...

Minimum installation for showing CURRENT / TOTAL INSTALLS on Google play

android,google-play
I have published two apps on Google Play Store and curious to know if there are some constraints to show CURRENT / TOTAL INSTALLS because it's more than 24 hours and it still blank while ratings are showing for both the apps. Is there some 50 100 or so installation...

error code during application install -24 on Rooted device from Google Play Store

android,google-play
I am trying to install the App from Google Play Store. Gets downloaded and fails during installation with: unknown error code during application install -24 The Same Application got installed with different certificate during debug runs from Android Studio. Now it is not getting deleted or over written. How can...

How to move users from third-party app to play store listed app?

android,google-play,apk
I am planning to roll out the APK to a closed set of users (basically friends and family) to let them play around with the app and suggest improvements/changes etc. Once done with debugging, I would like to list the app on Play Store, so that these closed set of...

Upload Free App for specific countries

android,google-play
I published a paid App in Google play store, but i need the same App to be available free for specific countries, is this possible and how to do it ?

Google In-App Product Currency Change

in-app-purchase,google-play,google-play-services,in-app-billing,in-app
Guys I have a US Google developer account. Now I want to add in-app products in that account. While setting the price of the product is it possible to set the currency other than US dollars ?like in INR (Indian rupees). I can see its showing the current conversion rate...

Download an APK from a website and prompt the installation to the user

android,download,google-play,apk,google-play-services
My approach is simple, I have an APK hosted on my site and when the user completes the download I would like to present the installation wizard instead of having to look for the file in downloads or even using a file manager for older devices etc. Is that possible...

Details of first purchase of app on Google Play

android,google-play,android-lvl
With the intention to shift an app from paid to free, whilst supporting paid users with additional privileges, I'd like to be able to query Google Play to find out the details of the user's initial purchase of the app - app version at the time of first purchase, or...

How much time does it take to transfer app to another play market account?

android,google-play
I have an application and I want to transfer it to another google play account, but I can't find information about app transferring time.

Attempt to invoke virtual method when getting current location

java,android,geolocation,google-play,google-play-services
I am trying to get current location using Google Play Services. Below is my code. public class MainActivity extends ActionBarActivity implements GoogleApiClient.ConnectionCallbacks, GoogleApiClient.OnConnectionFailedListener { public double latitude; public double longitude; public static final String TAG = MainActivity.class.getSimpleName(); private GoogleApiClient mGoogleApiClient = null; protected Location mLastLocation; // Some butterknife code public...

Prevent Android apps theft from Google Play [closed]

google-play,licensing,apk
I recently noticed that several of my paid apps from Google Store are available for free on a couple of shady sites. My assumption is that these sites use Google Play as a backend leveraging the brilliant refund mechanism Is there a way to block APK installation from unknown sources?...

Android content rating affected by optional feature

android,geolocation,google-play,android-productflavors
I am developing an Android application with two flavors (free with ads, and a paid version). It is intended for educational purposes, mostly for children. The application has a WebView whose content includes a location button (using html5 geolocation), for which ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION is needed). The problem is that when an...

Too many supported localizations in Google Play

android,google-play
When I uploaded an update to an app to Google Play today it showed that we suddenly support 63 new languages, which we don't. Any idea what is causing this? ...

How does Google Play Service install applications on the background without user interaction

android,google-play,google-play-services
When we use the Google Play Store to install applications, the application will be installed automatically without any Package Installer notification. It does not even require any user interaction when updating applications. It won't do so when we use the F-Droid or others. We developers can bypass the Package Installer...

How to create deep-link url for my android app on play store and paste it on facebook product page of the game? [screenshot]

android,facebook,google-play
What really to post in the area of App Link where it asks to "Add a Android deep link URL to your app."? Trivial, I guess, for everyone out here, but I am struggling. ...

Checking for backwards compatibility- an easier way?

android,google-play
I am about to release my first app and targeted lollipop when writing it in the hope that the uptake would of been greater by the time I was done. As well all know, it is still awful. In my build.gradle I have this line: android { signingConfigs { }...

Lost my keystore, only have SHA1 from it

android,google-play,keystore,android-keystore
I have accidentally deleted my keystore file and now I can't update my apps in Google Play, I only have the SHA1 Fingerprint from it, and I want to know if there is a way to create a new keystore and insert that SHA1 code there, so I can use...

I can't see my app in beta distribution

android,google-play,google-play-services
I have my app in beta distribution, but I don't have a production apk yet. I already configured the google group with the tester and they have accepted the invitation of beta testers. It's something weird If I write the url of google play with my app. Google play shows...

Does my Android app's name have to exactly match its Play Store title?

android,google-play
Let's say my app is a web browser with a very non-web-browser-y name like "Widget". I want the app's name to be just "Widget" under its icon when you pull it up in the list of all the apps you have on your phone, but I would like its Google...

java: get download frequency from google play

java,google-play
If I have the url of the app in google play, for example, I wnat to get the total number of download for the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=coconut.island.nk are there any ways for me to get it?

Publish an alpha APK on google play developer console

android,google-play,android-testing
I want to publish my alpha APK on google's developer console. The question is whether it will be visible in the google play store? Or will it be only available for testers to whom I send the opt-in link?

Publishing and Distributing using Google Play

android,google-play
Can Maldivians develop and distribute Android applications in Google Play Store? it is not listed in the supported locations for distribution to Google Play users. So can you still develop and distribute using Google Play while in Maldives?

Change Fused Location priority during runtime

android,google-play,android-fusedlocation
I have two intent services: 1. receives location updates in the background using Fused Location API. 2. Receives Activity Recognition in the background using Activity Recognition API. whenever i detect that the user is standing still i want to be able to change the priority of fused location from PRIORITY_HIGH_ACCURACY...

Is there a tool that automatically creates screenshots for the Google Play Store description?

google-play,google-console-developer
I've been working on a new app recently, and I'm ready to upload it. As with any app, you'll have to supply screenshots on various devices. Since I don't have those devices, I'll have to create emulators for them. That is time consuming. Is there any tool that automatically creates...

How to redirect from Facebook browser to Android market?

javascript,android,facebook,redirect,google-play
In my site, there is a link that once clicked, goes through a series of redirect that eventually should go to the app market. The final redirect URL is something like: market://details?id=APP-IDENTIFIER And it is started by calling: window.open(url,"_blank") On Android, when clicking in a regular browser - all works...

Is is ok to download apk from my app and let the user install it from my app

android,google-play
Hi I've two apps(one is main app and other is plugin) which works together. Now I published these two apps on play store. Now let say user install my main app. Can I download the other apk(plugin app) from my server in main app and when user click on a...

App In Billing: Alpha Test - After bought item, is possible to check if item is purchased? In Aplha test mode

android,google-play,android-billing
My in app billing is working normal with my tests. But using my item SKU and after a success purchase on ALPHA test mode seems that my check if the item was purchased is not working. Someone knows if the check if an item was purchased works on APLHA tests?...

Google Play Services revision 24

android,service,google-play,playback
My question is very simple. I don't found any documentation for this revision. Perhaps someone knows what changes in this revision. Thanks by advance for helping me....

What is “Staged rollout” on Google Play Developer?

google-play
When I look at the detailed statistics for my app, namely "Current installs by device" filter, I can see sections: top 10, staged rollout, beta and alpha. I am not sure what does the term Staged rollout refer to? It's even more strange because there are no builds I pushed...

App Crashes from playstore

android,google-play,noclassdeffounderror,zipalign
I have an app..I exported the signed apk and uploaded to play store.. When I run signed apk from my computer, it runs fine, but when I download the same from play store, it crashes... I connected the log-cat, it says no classdef found for one of my classes.. But...

Is it possible to use a virtual TPV in android and iOS apps?

android,ios,google-play,payment-gateway,appstore-approval
I'm developing a mobile app that makes use of a virtual TPV to charge money that will be converted to a virtual concurrency. I see that Google Play and the AppStore have their own way of in-app payments so I'm asking myself if they will allow me to upload my...

Can Android devices with old firmware download old app versions in play store?

android,google-play,compatibility,publishing
We currently have an Android app listed in play store which supports Android 2.x and plan an update which has minimum Android 4 (having Holo theme etc). The question now is: If we publish the update, what will happen to phones having Android 2.x? Will they see the last version...

No Play Store update after directing test app to Market url

android,google-play
I'm testing a version check feature in our app. Our Android client queries data from our servers that returns the minimum client version we will allow to access our service. Users running older versions are directed to the Play Store to update. If the user is out of date, we...