Play Store Configuration

This guide 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.

Screenshot showing creating a new Google Cloud projectScreenshot showing creating a new Google Cloud project

  1. Click the Create a new service account link in the Service accounts section.

Screenshot showing the create a new service account linkScreenshot showing the create a new service account link

  1. Click the Google Cloud Platform link to redirect you to the Cloud Platform Service accounts section.

Screenshot showing the create new service account dialogScreenshot showing the create new service account dialog

  1. Click the + CREATE SERVICE ACCOUNT link.

Screenshot showing where to find the create service account linkScreenshot showing where to find the create service account link

  1. Add a Service account name and click the CREATE AND CONTINUE button.

Screenshot showing where to find the create and continue buttonScreenshot showing where to find the create and continue button

  1. In step 2, grant the "Owner" role and click DONE.

Screenshot showing adding roles to a service accountScreenshot showing adding roles to a service account

Screenshot showing adding roles to a service accountScreenshot showing adding roles to a service account

  1. On the new account click the three dots under Actions and click Manage Keys.

Screenshot showing where to manage keysScreenshot showing where to manage keys

  1. From the ADD KEY dropdown, select Create new key.

Screenshot showing where to create a new keyScreenshot showing where to create a new key

  1. Choose JSON, click Create, and allow the file to download.

Screenshot showing how to download JSON exportScreenshot showing how to download JSON export

  1. In the Cloud Platform search (top of the page), type "Google Play Android Developer API" and select it from the list.

Screenshot showing how to find Google Play Android Developer APIScreenshot showing how to find Google Play Android Developer API

  1. Make sure the API is enabled.

Screenshot showing how to enable the Google Play Android Developer APIScreenshot showing how to enable the Google Play Android Developer API

  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.

Screenshot showing granting permissions to a service accountScreenshot showing granting permissions to a 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.

Screenshot showing inviting a userScreenshot showing inviting a 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.

Screenshot showing enabling the Cloud Pub/Sub APIScreenshot showing enabling the Cloud Pub/Sub API

  1. Go to the Glassfy Setting page and fill in the application Package Name and add the JSON file you downloaded in step 9.

Screenshot showing adding the downloaded JSON file to GlassfyScreenshot showing adding the downloaded JSON file to Glassfy

  1. Click the Generate Google Topic ID button.

Screenshot showing generating a topic IDScreenshot showing generating a topic ID

  1. Copy the Google Topic ID

Screenshot showing copying the topic IDScreenshot showing copying the topic ID

  1. Open the Google Play Developer Console and go to All apps -> your_app -> Monetization setup and paste the topic copied above.

Screenshot showing pasting the topic IDScreenshot showing pasting the topic ID

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


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