2019

Supplement your earnings with rewarded products

Posted by Patrick Davis, Product Manager, Google Play Developers are increasingly using multiple methods to monetize their apps and ga...

Android Jetpack WorkManager Stable Release

Posted by Sumir Kataria, Software Engineering Lead & Jisha Abubaker, Product Manager Simplify how you manage background work with W...

Android Security Improvement update: Helping developers harden their apps, one thwarted vulnerability at a time

Posted by Patrick Mutchler and Meghan Kelly , Android Security & Privacy Team Helping Android app developers build secure apps, fr...

Google Play Protect in 2018: New updates to keep Android users secure

Posted by Rahul Mishra and Tom Watkins, Android Security & Privacy Team In 2018, Google Play Protect made Android devices runnin...

Expanding target API level requirements in 2019

Posted by Edward Cunningham, Android Security & Privacy Team In a previous blog we described how API behavior changes advance the...

How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2018

Posted by Andrew Ahn, Product Manager, Google Play Google Play is committed to providing a secure and safe platform for billions of A...

An Update on Android Things

Posted by Dave Smith , Developer Advocate for IoT Over the past year, Google has worked closely with partners to create consumer product...

Google releases source code of Santa Tracker for Android 2018

Posted by Chris Banes, Chief Elf of Android Engineering Today, we pushed the source code for Google's Santa Tracker 2018 Android a...

Google Mobile Developer Day is coming to GDC 2019

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play We're excited to be part of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 in...

Grow your app business internationally through localization on Google Play

Posted by Chris Yang, Program Manager, Translation Service It is not uncommon for developers to have the following concerns and though...

Get your apps ready for the 64-bit requirement

Posted by Vlad Radu, Product Manager, Play and Diana Wong, Product Manager, Android 64-bit CPUs deliver faster, richer experiences for ...

Reminder SMS/Call Log Policy Changes

Posted by Paul Bankhead, Director, Product Management, Google Play TLDR; As previously announced and directly communicated to develo...

Android Studio 3.3

Posted by Jamal Eason , Product Manager We are excited to kick off the new year with a stable release of Android Studio 3.3 focused ...