Add a new book quick-start guide

Step 3: Upload content and cover files

In the Content files tab, upload files for the content and cover of your book. 

Basic requirements 

Here are the basic requirements for the content and cover of your book:

  • Types of files that we can process: 
    • PDF and EPUB for the content
    • JPEG, TIFF, ZIP, PDF and PNG for the covers
  • Maximum file size 2 GB per file

For a full list of requirements, including how to name your files, review the file and upload requirements.

File Processing Status

Google will process your files to make them available on our platforms. You’ll see the processing status of your files on the Content tab. For more information on the processing statuses, read about book status message explanations.

Content Reviewers

You can check how your book appears on Google Play by adding content reviewers. They'll be able to read the book on any supported device without having to purchase it. You can grant a book to content reviewers even before it's available for sale. Learn more about the content review.
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