Application Publication Process

This topic is an introduction to publishing Web applications for Samsung TVs.  It lists the required files, and outlines how to register and update the application.


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After completing your application development, you can publish your application on Samsung Apps TV.

Publishing New Applications

To publish a new application:

  1. Prepare the following files before submitting your application.

    Element Dimensions Format Maximum Size
    Application package - WGT -
    Application image 1280x720 px or 1920x1080 px JPG 500 KB
    Application icons

    2015 TV models 512x423 px JPG, PNG 300 KB
    2016 and later TV models Foreground 1920x1080 px PNG 300 KB
    Background JPG, PNG
    Application UI description

    - PPTX -

    Table 1. Files required for application registration in the TV Seller Office
    If you plan to release your application in multiple countries, you must prepare an application name and description in each country's language.

  2. Go to the Samsung Apps TV Seller Office and log in to your account. The application publishing process is managed through the TV Seller Office.

  3. Create new app in the 'Applications' menu.
    Simply enter the app name, app type, and default language to create a new app ID.

  4. Upload the app package from the 'Applications > App Package' menu.
    During the process of uploading the app package, a pre-test is executed, and the settings and applied functions within the app package are checked and detected, and any problems are notified.

  5. Register app information required for app service: Register app image + Enter app title and description to be displayed on TV by language + Enter service information + Service country setting + Enter billing information + Enter app function information + Enter test information

  6. Request an app release from the 'Applications > Distribute' menu.
    When requesting a release, the TV model group to be served and run the app is selected, and pre-tests matching the entered app information and the selected model group are run, and if there is a problem that cannot be submitted, we will notify you.

  7. Upon receiving an app release request, Samsung will review the app and conduct a verification test, and notify the seller of the result.
    The app may be rejected during the review process, and if a flaw is found in the app during the verification process, it may not be released. In this case, you will need to resolve the problem and resubmit. For more information, see Resolving Defect.

  8. If it passes Samsung's verification test, the app service will start in the Smart TV model group in the service country.

Publishing Updated Applications

To update your application version:

  1. Create an application package with the updated code.

  2. Upload the updated app package from the 'Applications > App Package' menu in the Samsung Apps TV Seller Office.
    During the process of uploading the app package, a pre-test is executed, and the settings and applied functions within the app package are checked and detected, and any problems are notified.

  3. Request a new version release from the 'Applications > Distribute' menu.
    When requesting a release, the TV model group to be served and run the app is selected, and pre-tests matching the entered app information and the selected model group are run, and if there is a problem that cannot be submitted, we will notify you.

  4. Upon receiving an app release request, Samsung will review the app and conduct a verification test, and notify the seller of the result.
    The app may be rejected during the review process, and if a flaw is found in the app during the verification process, it may not be released. In this case, you will need to resolve the problem and resubmit. For more information, see Resolving Defect.

  5. If it passes Samsung's verification test, a new version will be released to the TV model group.

If you have any questions about the release process, defects or system functions, please contact us through the '1:1 Q&A' menu in the the Samsung Apps TV Seller Office.