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Questions regarding usage of the Google play app store for Android

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When updating app from Google Play will the app data be deleted? [closed]

My question is pretty simple. I developed a game, uploaded it on the store. In order to keep player level record and UI prefs it writes an ini file. When the next update is up on the store and the ...
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Connecting android game with website to show user scores on logon

How do I make my android game users logon to my website to see their scores? I can create fb login in app and website, but I need to show the score of the particular user in the website. An example: A ...
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Can I use real currency name/symbol as an in-game currency?

Can I use a real currency name (i.e USD, PKR) or symbol ($, Rs.) for my in-game currency with the same exchange value as original currency? I couldn't find anything about it in google play store ...
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Google Play Console error problem [duplicate]

I am trying to upload my game (finally) to the google play store but I am faced with one final problem that I have attempted to fix but have of course failed! The error message that pops up is as ...
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Uploading APK build to Google Play Console error “You uploaded a debuggable APK or Android App Bundle”

I was trying to upload my andoid app apk build to my play console account and I keep getting this error: ...
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Can I use Google Ads on a game published on non-Google platforms?

I just made a game with unity personal. And I want to publish/release it on sites like Getjar, Aptoide, Slideme etc. instead of Play Store. So I want to know if I can still get revenue from Google ...
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My game got stolen, what do I do?

I recently released my first game on the Google Play Store (yay!), and a few days later I found my game had been reuploaded to two different shady-looking sites (Softonic and Fibonapps). Needless to ...
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What is the impact of adding an emoticon to an app title?

Is there research that shows that adding an emoticon into an Android app title impacts (positively or negatively) the App Store Optimization (ASO) and conversion rate? What is the conclusion?
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How should I resolve saved game(cloud saved progress) conflict with local game progress?

I am using play game services and decided to create a small progress manager which will protect user progress. Now consider this, Player launches the game and sign in to cloud service (play game ...
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Why does Google keep rejecting my update for my game?

I'm trying to push an update to my game that is on the Google Play Store. I've submitted the update over 4 times and Google keeps rejecting it due to the type of ads that are being displayed. I'm ...
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Game not accepted in Google Play even though it's built in 64 bit (Unity) [duplicate]

I tried building my game according to the google play rules, but I get the following error message: "This release is not compliant with the Google Play 64-bit requirement The following APKs or App ...
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what is best iap unitypackage (Asset) for support google play+ amazon in unity 2019.1.9? [closed]

I need a unitypackage easy and easy for In app purchasing in googleplay and amazon (for Android) Which unitypackage is best in unity 2019.1.9?
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How can I publish my game (*.aab file) on google play?

I select arm64 (64 bit) and x86 and amrv7 and select build app bundle in player setting so but when I want publish so I have an error like : Error This release is not compliant with the Google Play 64-...
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Google Play In-App Purchase Troubleshooting

I used the code below to handle in-app purchasing in my Unity 2019.1.9 game on Google Play. But it did not work. What is my problem, and how can I fix it? PLease answer me, why no people answer in ...
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Selling Android game with using Google Play Games

I'm making an Android Game that using Google Play Games for authentication, and storing user data to cloud. Originally I planned this game as free, and put some in-app-purchasement stuffs in it, but ...
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Where is the “Test Login Needed” in App review in Google Play?

I recently uploaded a new app in the google play console to review, then I was receive an email that say: Please provide login credentials to the support team before you submit any updated ...
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How to make a proper release build - Unity Android - x86, ARM32, ARM64

I'm trying to create a release on Google Play. I currently have Build App Bundle checked in the build settings, and it helps decrease the build size. In player ...
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Violation of Usage of Android Advertising ID policy

I made a game in Unity with admob integration, and I published it on the Google Play store. After 2 days I got a mail from the Play store mentioning a policy violation (reproduced below). I l ...
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How to change the version code in application created by the GameMaker?

Code that I can not change: Image of the error: Inside the red square is written: ...
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How to handle a Google Play game's privacy policy

I am trying to release a mobile game (insert obligatory sellout statement for Chunk of Space) on Google Play, and I'm worried about their privacy policy system. Basically, if you mark your game as "...
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how update my game on google play(unity plus)?

If I published A game with unity plus license on google play (play store)so can I update my game with unity Pro license Or I have to a new create game o google play?
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How to allow free download of a paid game to specific users

if I am a game developer, how can I allow some selected users to download it for free? The options I am aware of are the following: Use the built-in functionalities of play store and iTunes connect. ...
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Unity IAP Subscription

I have a Unity3D Game for Android, in this game I'm using the Unity IAP System, all works fine, but I'm not able to get if the player doesn't have any of the three subscriptions that I have available. ...
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Google Play exclude devices

I have a game that I'm developing in Unity. The game will be released for Android, so I'm working with the Google Play Console. The thing here is that I don't know how to block (Made not available) ...
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can you release a game made by unity free on google play store [duplicate]

do i need to pay for anything in this situation : i m making mini games to raise money and cant afford unity pro or plus(don't think its worth it)for my original idea/game.i am also thinking about ...
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How can I defy competing games who are forcing their users to write 5 star reviews?

Background I've developed an app in a pretty contested category. It's one of the top three games in terms of quality (out of about 200 relevant games in this category; there are no large publishers ...
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New game shows up as an update instead of a release

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this sort of question but since there is a google-play tag... I've just released a new game (my first one actually) two days ago. And I've just noticed ...
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Native crashes on UE4 android game only in distribution build

As I build my game for development mode and install it directly from apk file to my device, it runs without errors and doesn't crash, there are in-game ads and it is able to get variables from game-...
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Can I publish the games I learnt from tutorials and modified as per my style of game-play? [duplicate]

I am new to the world of making games and all. Well its been a few months or so. There are many tutorials that I have been watching. On the way, I made a few games that I saw and made. I am not asking ...
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Android Unity black screen on game start up

Squishing bugs on my first game currently, came across a problem I'm not sure what could cause. When the game is launched there is simply a black screen before even the unity logo shows up, the ...
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How to un-publish a game with minimum impact?

I released a game about 5 years ago across multiple mobile platforms. I spent a couple of years supporting it, following user feedback and trying to improve its revenue unsuccessfully. In the end, I ...
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About making game development account for publishing Android-related games?

Registering as Google Play Developer requires a fee in order to publish games that have been invested in exchange for money. What about Steam? Is it required the same thing in registration or not? ...
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How can I change the Google Play Console language?

How can I change the Google Play Console language? Here you can see that the language is not English:
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Android - Google play - enable download app for devices that supports opengl extension

I am using OpenGL ES 2 in my game. However, for simplicity i have used some extensions like VAO. Is there a way, how to disable dowloading of my app for devices, that do not support this (and other) ...
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App Store Optimisation-Package Name

I have a game in play store and trying to get it to the upper places on the search engine. As I read, the package name should be similar to the game title. What is the effect of it in the searches? I ...
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How to get Google Play to suggest my app?

I uploaded a game to Play and obviously it isn't the very first suggestion on the list. I uploaded it 3 days ago. As somehow new games do get played, I assume people start to know about them. I ...
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Google Play beta testing

I made a game I wish to upload to Google Play and I faced the options Production Beta testing Alpha testing I made the game all alone and I think it is complete, was tested on multiple physical as ...
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How to test Google Play Multiplayer locally

I'm building a simple HTML5 game and I need to implement multiplayer without sharing the game on Google Play. I'm using CocoonJS's multiplayer api. How can I test Google Play Multiplayer locally? Do ...
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Unity IAP through Google Play is forgotten after a day without internet connection

I am trying to make a NonConsumable IAP purchase persist without internet connection. I have implemented the IAP system from Unity 5.6 through Google Play for a NonConsumable item and it is working. ...
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Unable to rollout release to alpha in Google Play Console

I have uploaded my APK, and filled in data in every field which was required... but using Googles new MAnage releases tab, I am unable to press the final button to roll it out to alpha. Its not ...
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Google Play Services Library not found. How can I get this?

So this question is in relation to, but not the same as my previous question (How do I successfully implement Google Mobile Ads and Google Play Services into my Unity arcade game?). That is why I am ...
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How do I successfully implement Google Mobile Ads and Google Play Services into my Unity arcade game?

I have been trying for like a month now to properly implement Google Play Services and Google Mobile Ads into my Unity Android Game. I have had success in getting Google Play Services to work but when ...
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How to delete Google Play Services?

I want to delete Google Play Services in the Google Play Developer Console, but I can't. Here is what I did: I published my game to Google Play without Google Play Services. I decided that I want ...
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White background in icon for Google Search on mobile device

We experience an issue with our game icon related to google search on mobile device. Here is a screenshot: As you can see, our ccon has a white background on a green wall. We are aware that we have ...
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Can I use Marvel characters in games?

I want to develop an android game containing Marvel or DC characters, and publish it to Google Play. Do Marvel or DC have copyright on their characters? If so, can that affect whether I can publish ...
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What is the revenue split between me and Google in the Play store?

I want to sell an app on the Google Chrome store for $0.50. How much of this will I pocket after Google's cut?
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Do I need an Indie Studio Name?

I've recently been making a mobile game which I'm going to publish to Google Play. Google Play requires a Developer Name. Most Google Play Developer use their game studio name like Gameloft, Supercell,...
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Is attribution sufficient for CC BY-SA 3.0-licenced music in a commercial mobile game?

I am in the process of developing a mobile game that I intend to sell on Google Play. I want to include a music licensed as: Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) If I attribute the ...
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How do I create a closed beta on Google Play?

As per suggestion I'm splitting How do I create a closed beta on the App Store? up. Can I upload the game I'm developing to Google Play as a closed beta, so I could generate a couple of keys/tokens ...
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How can I check If sublicensing a game to someone is not subject to cheating?

Basically I have a game, but here In Italy I need to subscribe to Commercial Chamber just to start selling (3000€/year). So my idea was to let a friend sell the game on the AppStore/PlayStore/Windows ...