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Seller Portal, What's New in August
The Galaxy Store Seller Portal team has been busy, bringing you many new and updated features. Let’s check them out!
Galaxy Store Seller Portal Policy page
Seller Portal-related policies are being collected and organized onto a single web page. Content about app distribution, pricing, and legal requirements that are available in separate notices, guides, and pages can all be viewed from the Galaxy Store Seller Portal Policy page. Bookmark this page and stay up-to-date on any new or updated policies.
Galaxy Store badge images
Galaxy Store badges are used to link to your app detail page or brand page. Samsung also provides an image, in different languages, for your link. Previously you had to create a badge URL in order to download a badge image. The UI has been updated to allow you to download a badge image at any time, without having to create a badge URL.
For more information about Galaxy Store badges, see Galaxy Store Badge Promotion.
If your app fails to pass the pre-review phase, you can quickly and easily re-register the app to fix the issues. After reviewing the reasons for rejection, click the Re-register button from the app list or the Reasons for Approval Rejection window. Your app will move to the Re-Registering status, allowing you to edit your app information.
Support for Galaxy Watch4 apps
Galaxy Watch4 apps registered in Seller Portal can only be sold in China. To sell your Galaxy Watch4 apps in any other country, register them in Google Play. Note that Galaxy Store only supports .apk files. Therefore any .aab file must be converted before it can be uploaded to Seller Portal. For more information about registering a Galaxy Watch4 app in Seller Portal, refer to this Seller Portal notice.
Support for Galaxy Z Fold3 and Flip3
The new Galaxy Z devices have been released and are added to Seller Portal’s list of supported devices. If your existing uploaded binaries support these devices, you don’t need to do anything to start selling your apps on these devices. To check if these devices are supported by your app, go to the Binary tab and click Selected Devices. In the Detailed Device Settings window, locate the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G and Galaxy Z Fold3 5G phones and verify their checkboxes are selected.
Seller Portal newsletter archive
Did you miss any of the earlier issues of the Seller Portal newsletter? You can view past versions from the archive page. Sign up for email notifications (Seller Portal > Profile) and have the monthly newsletter delivered directly to your inbox. Don’t miss out on future announcements!
Additional resources on the Samsung Developers site
This site has many resources for developers looking to build for and integrate with Samsung devices and services. Stay in touch with the latest news by creating a free account or by subscribing to our monthly newsletter. Visit the Marketing Resources page for information on promoting and distributing your apps. Finally, our developer forum is an excellent way to stay up-to-date on all things related to the Galaxy ecosystem.