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Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Donn Felker, Michael Burton

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Uploading Your Application to the Google Play Store

You’ve finally reached the apex of Android application development: You’re ready to publish the application. To publish your app, you’ll need to collect the following information:

check.png The signed application APK

check.png Your application screenshots

check.png A description and promotional text for your application

check.png An optional promotional image used to advertise your app if it’s featured in the Google Play Store

Publishing an application is easy — follow these steps:

1. On the Android developer’s home page (refer to Figure 8-8), click the Upload Application button.

The Upload an Application page opens, as shown in Figure 8-10.

Figure 8-10: The upload page.

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2. For the Application APK file, choose the .apk file that you create earlier in this chapter, and then click Upload.

warning_bomb.eps No two applications can have the same package name in the Google Play Store. (Google ...

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