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Mastering Android Application Development by Antonio Pachón Ruiz

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Releasing our app to Play Store

Finally, our app is ready! This is the best moment while developing a new app; it is time to upload it to Play Store, get feedback from users, and hopefully get thousands of downloads.

We need to export the app to an APK file; in order to be uploaded to Play Store, it has to be signed with a release certificate. This point is very important; once an application is signed with a certificate, if we upload it to Play Store and want to upload a new version in the future, it has to be signed with the same certificate.

This certificate will be created by us during the release process. It needs an alias and a password, so ensure that you remember these details and save the certificate file in a safe place. Otherwise, say ...

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