*Note: Make sure you have already had a Google Play Developer Account
Navigate to https://play.google.com/apps/publish/ and click Create Application
Fill out your app name (It is different from app name on SimiCart Dashboard), then click Create
There are 4 sections you need to complete before roll out an application on the Google Play Store: App releases, Store listing, Content rating, Pricing & Distribution.
1. App releases
Click on App releases section from left menu and choose Manage Production to create new Production version
Select Create Release
Click Upload APK to choose an apk from your computer.
You can also specify a name and a description for this release version.
Click on Review button then you can move to the next section.
2. Store listing
In Store listing section, you have to provide the below information:
- Title (It can be different from App name in SimiCart dashboard)
- Full description and Short description
- At least 2 screenshots
- Hi-res icon (512x512) and Feature Graphic (1024x500)
In Categorization, choose your Application type and Category.
Content rating should be skipped in this section and will be guided in the next one.
You are also required to provide some Contact details such as Website, Email, and Phone
3. Content rating
Select Content rating section, then click Continue to start progress.
Fill out your Email and confirm it.
In Select your app category, there should be the Consumer store or Commercial store or Commercial streaming service option.
Next, answer all required questions and click Save questionnaire
After the questionnaires are saved, click on Calculate Rating button
At last, click Apply Rating to finish this step.
4. Pricing & Distribution
In this section, you can specify countries where your app is available.
With an app provided by SimiCart, you should declare Contains ads as No, it has no ads.
You have to accept with Content guidelines and US export laws.
After completing all above steps, top menu will display a status as Ready to publish. Click on it then you will be directed to App releases section.
Click on Edit release button, then move to step 2: Review and rollout as in 2.1
Click Start rollout to production and confirm for finishing publication process.