Select a category for your app or game
Using the Google Play Developer Console, you can choose a category for your apps. Users can browse for apps by category using a computer (play.google.com) and the Play Store app.
Here's how to choose a category for your app.
- Sign in to your Google Play Developer Console.
- Select an app.
- On the left menu, click Store Listing.
- Scroll down to "Categorization" and click the drop-down next to "Application type."
- Select a type.
- Click the drop-down next to "Category."
- Select a category.
- Near the top of the page, click Save draft (new apps) or Submit update (existing apps).
Note: It may take up to 24 hours for changes to be reflected on your app's page on Google Play.
To see a list of categories for apps and games, select an option below.Apps
|Books & Reference||Book readers, reference books, text books, dictionaries, thesaurus, wikis|
|Business||Document editor/reader, package tracking, remote desktop, email management, job search|
|Comics||Comic players, comic titles|
|Communications||Messaging, chat/IM, dialers, address books, browsers, call management|
|Education||Exam preparations, study-aids, vocabulary, educational games, language learning|
|Entertainment||Streaming video, Movies, TV, interactive entertainment|
|Finance||Banking, payment, ATM finders, financial news, insurance, taxes, portfolio/trading, tip calculators|
|Health & Fitness||Personal fitness, workout tracking, diet and nutritional tips, health & safety etc.|
|Libraries & Demo||Software Libraries, technical demos|
|Lifestyle||Recipes, style guides|
|Media & Video||Subscription movie services, remote controls, media/video players|
|Medical||Drug & clinical references, calculators, handbooks for health-care providers, medical journals & news|
|Music & Audio||Music services, radios, music players|
|News & Magazines||Newspapers, news aggregators, magazines, blogging|
|Personalization||Wallpapers, live wallpapers, home screen, lock screen, ringtones|
|Photography||Cameras, photo editing tools, photo management and sharing|
|Productivity||Notepad, to do list, keyboard, printing, calendar, backup, calculator, conversion|
|Shopping||Online shopping, auctions, coupons, price comparison, grocery lists, product reviews|
|Social||Social networking, check-in, blogging|
|Sports||Sports News & Commentary, score tracking, fantasy team management, game Coverage|
|Tools||Tools for Android devices|
|Transportation||Public transportation, navigation tools, driving|
|Travel & Local||Maps, City guides, local business information, trip management tools|
Action, Adventure, Arcade, Board, Card, Casino, Casual, Educational, Music, Puzzle, Racing, Role Playing, Simulation, Sports, Strategy, Trivia, Word.