Becoming a Publisher

Before you can upload an application to Android Market, you need to become a publisher. To do so, you must create a Developer Account. Once that’s done, you will be able to upload your applications to the Market so they can be found and downloaded by users. Google has made the process to get a Developer Account relatively painless and reasonably priced.

To publish anything, you first need to have a Google account—for example, a gmail.com e-mail account. Next, you establish an identity with Android Market. You do this by going to http://market.android.com/publish/signup. You will need to provide a developer name, an e-mail address, a web site address, and a phone number where you can be contacted. You will be able to change ...

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