Here is a step by step guide to submitting your app to the Google Play Store.
You will receive a ZIP file bundle containing your Screenshots, Icon and App APK files via email.
If you have not already set an account up, you will need to enrol in the developer programme. You can do that here: https://play.google.com/apps/publish/signup/
NOTE: Track Artwork will not display on your device until we detect your App is live on Google Play. This is due to copyright reasons relating to artwork. It may take up to 48 hours from the time your App is submitted for artwork to display.
Log into the Google Play Developer Console:
Click Add New Application on the upper right side of the page.
Select your country from the list and add your App Name.
Click Prepare store Listing
A new page will load where you can enter specifics about your App. All this information will be displayed on your Google Play App page.
In this section you ONLY need to upload assets on the Phone tab, Icon and Feature Graphic.
Provide an email address and website. These will be displayed on the store listing so do not use a personal email address. If you wish to add a phone number, please enter using the international dialing format.
Scroll to the top of the page and click Save Draft
The tick next to Store Listing in the sidebar should turn green:
In the sidebar click the Content Rating tab. On the new page click the Continue button.
Enter your email address, this is used for Google to contact you if they have any concerns over the content questionnaire.
Scroll down and choose the category of your App. As it is streaming radio, you should select Entertainment. This will expand the questionnaire.
You will now be asked a series of questions relating to the content of your App. This relates to the content broadcast on your station, and any artwork used on either your website link, or the actual App background/icon.
The Miscelaneous questions at the bottom in most cases can be answered no.
Answer each section honestly and click Save. Next click Calculate Rating.
This will show the ratings for all countries worldwide. Scroll to the bottom and click Apply Rating.
In the sidebar click Pricing & Distribution
If you want to provide your App as a free download, leave the first option on the page.
Choose which areas of the world you wish to distribute your App. If you wish to make it available everywhere tick SELECT ALL COUNTRIES.
Scroll down the page and choose the No, it has no ads option in the next section. Radio.co Apps do not include an advertising platform.
Click on the App Releases tab then click Manage Production.
On the next page click the 'Create Release' button. A new page will load. Click 'Upload APK'
Click browse and upload your .APK file included in the Zip bundle (app-release.apk).
Add a small paragraph about what's new in this release. This will be displayed on Google Play when users download your App. This is optional.
Click 'Start rollout to production' then click 'Confirm' on the popup
You will see a message saying that your app has been submitted and your app will be available in a few hours.