New to the Google Play Developer Console? Learn the basics
Register for a Google Play Developer account
To publish Android apps on Google Play, you'll need to create a Google Play Developer account.
Here's how to get started:Step 1: Sign up for a Google Play Developer account
Using your Google Account, you can sign up for a Developer account. Once you have a Developer account, you'll be able to use the Google Play Developer Console to publish and manage your apps.Sign up for a Developer account
Note: If you already have a Google Play Developer account that you've linked to a Google Payments Merchant account and want to change your bank account's currency or country, you'll need to create a new Google Account.
Once you've created a new account, our support team can transfer your existing apps to your new account.
During the sign up process, you'll need to review and accept the Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement.
There is a $25 USD one-time registration fee that you can pay through using the following types of credit or debit cards:
- American Express
- Discover (U.S. only)
- JCB (Japan and U.S. only)
- Visa Electron (Outside of the U.S. only)
Note: The types of cards accepted may vary by location.
Type your account details. Your "Developer name" is displayed to customers on Google Play.
You can add more account information after you've created your account.
Developing Android apps
Learn how to design, develop, and distribute your Android apps on Google Play.
Using the Google Play Developer Console
Once you've created your Developer account, learn how you can use some of the most popular features of the Google Play Developer Console.
Here are some popular resources with the latest news and tips on developing Android apps and games for Google Play.
Need help publishing apps on Google Play? Here are a few places you can go for additional support.
- Android Developers forum| Android Security forum
- Publishing | Billing & reporting | Registration & account
- Google Payments Merchants Center | Contact Google Play Developer support
- Note: Our support team can help with using the Google Play Developer Console, but isn't able to provide technical or development support.