Upload Your First Android App on Play Store(Step-by-Step):
This post is for all those budding Android Developers whether or not he/she is fresher or experienced has to perform this one really obvious thing to reach out their App Users and that is uploading the Android App on Google Play Store.
So just go through this post carefully and get your first app listed on play store lightning fast:
1. Create Your Android App
- First thing for uploading your App on Play Store is to Develop your App and make it Store-Ready.
- Use Proper theme, colors, graphics, strings and icons.
2. Make its Signed Apk(Using Release Keystore)
To generate keystores for signing Android apps at the command line, use:
$ keytool -genkey -v -keystore my-key.keystore -alias alias_name -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000
A debug keystore which is used to sign an Android app during development needs a specific alias and password combination as dictated by Google. To create a debug keystore, use:
$ keytool -genkey -v -keystore debug.keystore -storepass android -alias androiddebugkey -keypass android -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000
Keystore name: “debug.keystore”
Keystore password: “android”
Key alias: “androiddebugkey”
Key password: “android”
3. Login to your Gmail Account and visit this link : https://play.google.com/apps/publish/
4. Create a Merchant Account
Note : It will charge you once in a lifetime fee i.e 25$. Just do it to start uploading your first app.
5. Mandatory Fields needed in App Listing:
— Short Desc
— Full Desc
— App Screenshots(JPEG or 24-bit PNG (no alpha))(Min-2,Max-8)(Min-320px,Max-3840px)
— Hi-res icon(512 x 512)(32-bit PNG (with alpha))
— Feature Graphic(1024 w x 500 h)(JPG or 24-bit PNG (no alpha))
— App Type
— Content Rating
— Developer/Company Email
— And some other details
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