Seller Guide

Introduction to Gear app beta test

Prior to the official release of Gear applications, you can distribute a beta test version through the Galaxy Apps Seller Office and receive feedback from testers. Feedback from testers can be used to improve the quality and security of the Gear application when it is finally released officially.

How to set up a Gear app beta test

  1. Click [Add New Application] from the Galaxy Apps Seller Office to select a Gear platform.

    Click [Add New Application] from the Galaxy Apps Seller Office to select a Gear platform.
    Select the type of Gear app in the Binary tab.
  2. Upload the binary file for Gear application beta test. The Gear app type is classified based on the criteria of app types automatically extracted from binaries.

    Upload the binary file for Gear application beta test. The Gear app type is classified based on the criteria of app types automatically extracted from binaries.
  3. Beta Test > Tester settings : Select testers for your Gear app beta test.
    Only testers with a Samsung account can be registered, up to a maximum of 1,000.

  4. Beta Test > Feedback channel : Enter a URL or an email address to receive feedback from the testers.

  5. Beta Test > Beta Testing URL : When the beta test version of a Gear app is distributed, share the Beta Testing URL link to testers. Testers can download a Beta Test application through the Beta Testing URL link they received.

    Beta Test > Beta Testing URL : When the beta test version of a Gear app is distributed, share the Beta Testing URL link to testers. Testers can download a Beta Test application through the Beta Testing URL link they received.
    Note

    See the URLs below for details on how to beta test a Gear application for tester.
    http://developer.samsung.com/gear/distribute/beta-test/tester

  6. After all the required information and Gear app beta test fields are filled in, the [Submit Beta Test] will become active.

    After all the required information and Gear app beta test fields are filled in, the [Submit Beta Test] button will become active.
  7. When you click the [Submit Beta Test], your Gear beta test app will be distributed to the testers.

  8. Feedback from testers can be used to improve the quality and security of the Gear app when it is finally released officially.

Note

To officially release a Gear application after the beta test program has finished, see the Galaxy Apps Seller Office application registration guide.

Notes on setting up a Gear app beta test

  1. Gear application can only be tested on Samsung Galaxy Phone devices.

  2. Run Update Manager.

  3. Before releasing a Gear Test application that requires signing of partner level or above, let us know first via Seller Office > Customer support > Contact us.

  4. You will be solely responsible for your Applications to be distributed through the STORE and Samsung disclaims any liability arising out of your Applications.