How to use the Google Play Developer Console
Register for a Google Play Developer account
To publish Android apps on Google Play, you'll need to create a Google Play Developer account.Step 1: Sign up for a Google Play Developer 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 with the following credit or debit cards:
- American Express
- Discover (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.
Develop Android apps
Learn how to design, develop, and distribute your Android apps on Google Play.
- Android Developers
- Google Play Apps Policy Center
- Training for Android Developers
- DevBytes on YouTube
Use 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 (play.google.com/apps/publish).
Track app performance from your Android device
You can review app status and performance data on-the-go with the Google Play Developer Console app.
- How to use the Play Console app
- View app performance statistics
- See your app's ratings & reviews
- Review your app's revenue data
Here are some popular resources with the latest news and tips on developing Android apps and games for Google Play.
- If you have a Google Play Developer account, view Google Play Developer Console announcements by selecting the bell icon .
- Learn about features and best practices that will help you grow your business with the Playbook app. Get personalized articles and videos from Google and experts across the web.
- Read the latest news and posts about Android and Google Play on the Android Developers blog.
Need help publishing apps on Google Play? Here are a few places you can go for additional support.