Google Play App Publisher’s Template (Jan. 2016)

Copy this page into a new editable text document and add your app assets information to it so you’ll be ready to upload to the Google Play store.

Read the Google Play Developer Program Policies.

Read about U.S. Export laws and how they affect your app.

Google Play Upload Steps

1. Sign in to Developer’s console.

2. Click on APK in left menu, then on the Upload new APK to Production button, and select your APK.

3. When uploaded, scroll down and fill out the What’s New box.

4. Scroll down and click on the Publish now to Production button.

5. Click on Store Listing in left menu and update the page where appropriate, including new or updated screenshots and icons. Scroll to the top and click on Submit update before clicking on the other left menu items.


Product Details
Title (30 chars):

Short Description (80 chars):

Description (4000 chars): [at end of description, I often include: “You have 15 minutes from the time of download before your refund period expires. If you decide this app is not for you and want a refund, please read the instructions at ” ]
Promo Text (80 chars):
Recent Changes (500 chars):

Graphic Assets
Learn about icons:

Launcher icon sizes — ldpi (not required): 36x36px, mdpi: 48x48px, hdpi: 72×72, xhdpi: 96×96, xxhdpi: 144×144, xxxhdpi: 192x192px. Name each file as “icon.png” in its respective folder in res/drawable.

Learn more about the following assets:

Screenshots (2 screenshots are required, minimum. Minimum length for any side: 320px; maximum length for any side: 3840px. Typical sizes: 320 x 480, 480 x 800, 480 x 854, 1280 x 800 24 bit PNG or JPEG, no alpha. Full bleed, no border in art.):

7″ tablet screenshot (1 required. 800 x 1280 works).

10″ tablet (1required. 1600 x 2560 works).

High-Res Icon (Required. 512×512, 32-bit PNG with alpha; Max size of 1024KB.):

Feature Graphic: (Required. 1024 x 500, 24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha) with no transparency. Use a safe frame of 924×400 — 50 pixel of safe padding on each side.):

Promotional Graphic (180 x 120, 24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha), Full bleed, no border in art. If not provided, cannot supply promo text, below.):

Promotional Video: (Optional. Enter the URL to a YouTube video showcasing your app. Short videos of 30 seconds – 2 minutes highlighting the top features of your app work best.):

Application Type (Applications or Games):
Category (select from drop-down):
Content Rating (select from drop-down. See also:

Contact Details

Privacy Policy
Link to policy (optional; provide URL. More info: ):


App is Paid or Free:
Default Price:
Auto Price Conversion (Checkbox: ” You can set local prices for other countries manually or auto-convert the default price based on today’s exchange rate and tax rates (if applicable).”):
Distribute in these countries (choose to select all countries, or select particular countries):

Marketing Opt-out (Checkbox: “Do not promote my application except in Google Play and in any Google-owned online or mobile properties. I understand that any changes to this preference may take sixty days to take effect.”):

Content guidelines (Checkbox: “This application meets Android Content Guidelines.” See:

US export laws (Checkbox: “I acknowledge that my software application may be subject to United States export laws, regardless of my location or nationality. I agree that I have complied with all such laws, including any requirements for software with encryption functions. I hereby certify that my application is authorized for export from the United States under these laws.” Learn more: . You must upload an APK before you can acknowledge content guidelines and export laws compliance.):


For in-app billing. Learn more:


Licensing, License Key, Google Cloud Messaging. Learn more:

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