Play Store Configuration

This guides shows you how to setup the Google Play Store and get the credentials Glassfy needs to receive notifications about Play Store subscription status and events.

  1. Open the Google Play Console, click, Setup -> API access, and select Create a new Google Cloud project.
  1. Click the Create a new service account link in the Service accounts section.
  1. Click the Google Cloud Platform link to redirect you to the Cloud Platform Service accounts section.
  1. Click the + CREATE SERVICE ACCOUNT link.
  1. Add a Service account name and click the CREATE AND CONTINUE button.
  1. In step 2, grant the "Owner" role and click DONE.
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  1. On the new account click the three dots under Actions and click Manage Keys.
  1. From the ADD KEY dropdown, select Create new key.
  1. Choose JSON, click Create, and allow the file to download.
  1. In the Cloud Platform search (top of the page), type "Google Play Android Developer API" and select it from the list.
  1. Make sure the API is enabled.
  1. Return to the API access section of the Google Play Console and in the Service accounts section click Manage Play Console Permissions to the relevant Service account.
  1. Grant the following Account permissions:
  • View app information
  • Download bulk reports
  • View financial data, orders and cancellation survey responses
  • Manage orders and subscriptions
  • Manage store presence permissions

Click Invite User.

  1. Return back to the Google Cloud Platform, ensure the correct project is selected, and enable the Cloud Pub/Sub API by following this link.
  1. Go to the Glassfy Setting page and fill in the application Package Name and add the JSON file you downloaded in step 9.
  1. Click the Generate Google Topic ID button.
  1. Copy the Google Topic ID
  1. Open the Google Play Developer Console and go to All apps -> your_app -> Monetization setup and paste the topic copied above.


Note that it can take up to 36 hours for the steps above to take effect.

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