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    Google Play App Store Page Submissions

    This page lists the various fields (and their respective constraints) that can be populated as part of submitting the campusM app to the Google Play Store.

    Google Play Store for Android

    Adding an app to the Google Play Store for Android is a much simpler process of uploading the app. It will be available in a few hours.
    The app may be set for a timed release, so it will not be available before a certain date, even if it is approved in advance.
    It is possible to revert to an older app version for Android devices. It is also possible to update the store listing and make other changes, except for the app name. In this situation, the app must be resubmitted as a new app.

    The following table lists the various fields (and their respective constraints) that can be populated as part of submitting the campusM app to the Google Play Store. This data is then used to populate the app store listing and can be read by end users.

    In addition, the table indicates when these fields can be modified – Google has rules that constrain changes unless a newer version of the app is uploaded and reviewed prior to general release.

    In order for Google Play Store to be able to review the app content, they must be able to access the app and see content. Ex Libris' recommendation is to ensure the campusM app has a guest profile enabled prior to submission which will minimize the chance of access issues or app rejection. Sites not willing to enable the guest profile (even temporarily during app submission) must provide a working test user and password with app submission which has working access to all profile content in order to avoid higher likelihood of app rejection.

    • Do not refer to ‘Beta, Demo or Test Content’ in any field, or within the app as this can result in a rejection for the review team.
    • Do not refer to Apple, Google, or any other competitors for the app stores in these fields or in your apps as this can result in a rejection for the review team.

    Field

    Constraints

    Update Opportunity

    Additional Notes

    Application Name

    12 Characters
    Unique

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Appears as the app name on the end users’ device
    The application name has to be unique. Two apps cannot have the same application name in the store.

    Application Long Name

    30 Characters
    Unique

    Anytime

    Suggest customers keep this consistent with the iOS name
    The app long name has to be unique. Two apps cannot have the same long name in the store.

    App Short Description

    80 Characters

    Anytime

    A summary description for the app shown on the store

    App Full Description

    4000 Characters

    Anytime

    A more detailed description of the app and the functions that it can fulfil, to market it to end users

    What’s new?

    500 Characters

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Defaults to ‘Bug fixes and minor enhancements’

    Primary Category/Application Type

    Drop-down list

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    This is set as Application and should not be changed

    Secondary Category

    Drop-down list

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    This is set as Education and should not be changed

    Privacy Policy

     

    Anytime

    Should refer to the customer's Privacy Policy

     

    Store Icon

    Please refer the campusM Branding Guidelines

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Please submit with all other icons in a .zip on Salesforce/ through Project Manager

    Android Feature Graphic

    Please refer the campusM Branding Guidelines

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Please submit with all other icons in a .zip on Salesforce/ through Project Manager
    The app icon has to be unique. Two apps cannot have the same icon in the store

    Support URL

     

    Anytime

    A URL with support information for end users regarding the app.

    This URL will be visible on the App Store.

    Support Email

     

    Anytime

    Email address end users should use to contact support about the app

    This address will be visible on the App Store.

    Android Screenshots

    JPEG or 24-bit PNG (no alpha). Min length for any side: 320px. Max length for any side: 3840px.

    At least 2 screenshots are required overall. Max 8 screenshots per type.

    Anytime

    Created by Ex Libris by default.

    Please submit alternative screenshots if required via a .zip file on Salesforce/ through Project Manager

    Age Rating

     

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    3+ as a default.

     Also, please note the following things that can only be changed within the app with a rebuild, and thus a resubmission:

    Field

    Constraints

    Update Opportunity

    Additional Notes

    Application Name

    13 Characters
    Unique

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Appears as the app name on the end users’ device
    The app long name has to be unique. Two apps cannot have the same long name in the store.

    App Icons

    Please refer the campusM Branding Guidelines

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Please submit with all other icons in a .zip on Salesforce/ through Project Manager
    The app icon has to be unique. Two apps cannot have the same icon in the store

    External App Linking

    Please refer to the App External Linking guidance.

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    The External App URLs are required on submission to ‘whitelist’ (enable) linking to other apps from campusM

    Build Configurations

     

    Pre-Submission (Build Time)

    Turning features on or off, Optionally managed/coordinated with your campusM project manager / support contact directly

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