This topic describes the application features that must be implemented and test cases relating to application quality that must be passed before a Samsung Smart TV application can be published.
Before publication, your application is tested by the Samsung Apps TV Seller Office to make sure the mandatory features are implemented, functional, and follow Samsung TV application policies. You can speed up the publication process by comprehensively testing the application before registering it.
The following table lists the essential application features that are checked before the application can be published on Samsung Apps TV.
|General||The application must function without errors, crashing, freezing, or unintended functionality.||TV Simulator
|The "Return" key policy must be followed.||Terminating Applications|
|Account||Uninstalling the application must delete all application data from the TV, including user data, such as account information.||-|
|Connection||When the network is disconnected, a notification popup must be shown to the user to inform them of the network status.||Checking Network Status|
|Media playback||Playback-related features must be functional.||Multimedia|
|The screensaver must not appear during video playback.||Setting Screensaver|
|If available, subtitles must be synchronized with the media.||Subtitles|
|Multitasking||The application must implement multitasking.||Multitasking|
|Performance||The application must take at most 10 seconds to launch, from clicking the application icon to displaying its first page. A 5-second launch time is ideal.||Launch Time Optimization|
|Privileges||Privileges required for security-sensitive APIs must be declared in the "config.xml" file.||Configuring TV Applications|
The following topics describe specific test cases that are checked before the application can be published on Samsung Apps TV. Detailed pass criteria is also included, to help you in ensuring your application quality.
Test cases related to user account features, such as logging in and out, device activation, and paid content access.
Test cases related to features common to most applications, such as multitasking, sound, and the user interface (UI).
Smart View SDK
Test cases related to mobile integration features provided by the Smart View SDK.
Test cases related to video playback features, such as playback controls, audio and video synchronization, and screen modes.