How To Publish An Android App | Keystore, Generate Signed APK or App Bundle, Proguard, R8

Getting ready, importing, and publishing an Android App to the Google Play Console is a reasonably lengthy and concerned course of. On this video, I stroll you thru this course of utilizing trendy options of Android Studio and Google Play, together with code minification with R8 (we used to make use of Proguard), App Signing By Google Play, and the Add App Bundle Characteristic. I additionally present you methods to arrange a Keystore, signal your App, publish an Alpha launch for testing, and eventually to improve that Alpha launch to a full launch.

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0:10 Necessities for following the tutorial
0:52 Overview: Getting ready an utility for add to Google Play
1:12 Making certain a novel Bundle ID
1:40 Proguard and its alternative R8 for minification and obfuscation
2:31 A be aware on including guidelines to Proguard and/or R8 (this typically is not needed although) proguard-rules.professional
3:13 Making a Keystore in Android Studio and signing Key for an App Bundle or APK
5:24 Exporting encrypted key for Google Play App Signing (undoubtedly do that if you’re importing an App Bundle)
5:56 PRO TIP: If you wish to add a brand new APK or Bundle to an present App, be sure you increment the versionCode!
6:12 Overview: Publishing your app within the Google Play Console
6:53 Find out how to arrange App Signing by Google Play (strongly really useful) within the Console
7:33 A be aware on public SHA-1 certificates to be used with Firebase and Google Providers
7:51 App Launch Tracks for Publishing
8:10 Organising an Alpha launch (for closed testing, that means that solely particular customers could obtain and check the App).
9:09 Accessing the check launch (it may well take a very long time for it to point out up, so be affected person)
9:37 Upgrading your Alpha Launch to a Manufacturing Launch (i.e. a Public Launch)