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Questions regarding usage of the Google play app store for Android

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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 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 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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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)

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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Can I select the target as 13+ in google play console and also monetize my game with FAN?

I have monetized my Unity game with Facebook Audience Network (FAN). Now while selecting the target age in Google Play console, it says, main target is children and I have to stick to Google certified ...
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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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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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Can i publish game on google play before being 18 years old [duplicate]

I just made my first game with Unity and want to publish it on Google Play, but to do that I need to tick a checkbox that says that I'm 18 years or older, but I'm not. Is this a rule that I need to ...
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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 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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How can I remove scores or ban users from Google Play leaderboards?

I have included Google Play game services in my Android game. I see lot of users posting fake scores. Can I ban them or can I delete these scores somehow?
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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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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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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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How can I “publish” an Android game without Google Play?

I'm new to development and trying to get a sense for the obstacles to publication If I need to circumvent the Google Play app store, can I publish a game to a website that people can visit in a ...
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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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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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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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Is it legal to sell or monetize games created with the Unity 3D free edition?

Is it okay to use Unity 3D programming and gaming software to create mobile game apps for Android and iOS? I am using a free version of Unity 3D and planning it to sell my current game app I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the “appLinkUrl” parameter in the “AppInvite” method for?

I'm trying to figure out what should I assign the appLinkUrl parameter of FB.Mobile.AppInvite method. In documentation it says: ...
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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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Why can't I see how many installs my game has on its Google Play page?

I made an Android game, and I uploaded and published it to Google Play. Then, I installed it on my phone. Why can't I see the install count, on its Google Play page?
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What do these Google Play Buildbox settings mean?

I am using Buildbox to design my first game to put on Google Play store, however I am having some issues. The game is finalized now. But I have a few questions. The settings in Buildbox ask for my ...
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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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Android split build - manual obb file download necessary?

I have an apk built with Unity 5.0.1 that has over 50MB. Google Play does not accept files over 50MB so I have to make a Split Build as covered in the Unity manual: http://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/...
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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 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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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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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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Publishing a game on Google Play with a fake name

I'm almost publishing my game to Google Play, but I wonder if I can use an fake name, I mean, not using a fake name with a real names, just some words like Lazer Dude or anything else, because I don't ...