Basic steps to upload Application on Google Play Store

Step 1. Open Google Developer Site

Open any browser and search “Google Play Developer Console” , click on link shown in below image (https://play.google.com/apps/publish/)

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Step 2. Logging into Google Developer

Login with your Google developer account

If you don’t have an account, click on Sign Up in the top right hand corner of the screen and follow the rest of the steps. In the last step, you need to pay $25 for creating the account by credit/debit card. Need to pay $25 (one time payment)

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Step 3. Adding a new application

Click the button labeled +Add New Application in the console at right side.

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Step 4. Initiating APK Upload

In the Add New Application dialog box, select the required language from the drop down menu and then type the name of the application as you want it to appear in Google Play Store and select Upload APK button.

Now, you will be diverted to a new homepage for your application.

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Step 5 Initiating APK Upload (production tab)

On the new homepage of your app, select the button labeled Upload your first APK.

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Step 6 Select and upload APK file

A dialog box will appear from where you can select your .apk file to upload

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Step 7 Add description to your project

Store Listing

After the APK is successfully uploaded, a description needs to be added to the ‘store listing’ page which is found by navigating the tabs on the left.

Type the application description in the description text box. This description will appear in the Google Play store on the page for your application.

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Step 8 Add Screenshots of your application

The next step is to add sample screenshots of your application. To upload screenshots, scroll down and click on one of the three + Add Screenshot buttons corresponding to the type of device they were taken on.

A dialog box will appear allowing you to select the screenshots from a directory on your computer.

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Step 9 Adding an Icon to your application

Icon is the main picture that pops up at the top of the screen in the Google Play Store with your application name. Whenever a browse button is clicked, a dialog box will open allowing you to select the icon.

Two Icons are compulsaory to upload :

1. logo icon (512 x 512 pixels). Which will display on play store with app name

2. Graphic feature image (banner type) : 1024 x 500 pixels

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Step 10. Filling Details

The final step on the Store Listing page is filling out the categorization, contact details, and privacy policy. Fill out the required fields according to your discretion and click on save button. The ‘store listing’ tab should now have a green check-mark next to it.

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Step 11. Content Rating

Now, in this tab there are some questions regarding your application. Based on your answers, you application will provide rating. It is compulsory to have good rating else application won’t be upload.

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Step 12. Pricing and Distribution

Now click the Pricing & Distribution tab, where you will select paid or free, distribution countries, and check the boxes saying that your app complies with the content guidelines and US export laws. Click on Save button at the bottom.

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Step 13. Publishing your application

Once all the three tabs on the left have a green check-mark, you can select Publish this app from the Ready to Publish drop-down menu in the top right hand side corner of the developer console.

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A confirmation bar will appear at the top, indicating that your app will be available in the Google Play store in just a few hours.

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Krishna Yadav

Krishna Yadav is an Entrepreneur and founder of Infibusiness Solution, since 2015. He mostly engage in programming and writing technical blogs on startup, seo and google tools. Subscribe for your daily dose of tech tips and website design guidance.

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