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Publication and Download Requirements

 

Service App Publication Requirements

For your service application to be published in the Galaxy Apps Store:

  • The service app must be based on the Android™ platform or based on a Gear platform. 
  • The person(s) registering the service app and its in-app items (when offered) must have an account with Samsung Account and the type of Samsung Seller Office account indicated below. 
    NOTE:  People with a commercial Seller Office account can register all of the below.  People with a free Seller Office account can only register free service apps that do not offer in-app items.
  • When offering commercial in-app items, the service app binary files must integrate Samsung In-App Purchase, even for freely distributed service apps.
  • The service app and ALL of its in-app items (when offered) must be registered in Samsung Seller Office and must pass certification by Samsung for distribution via the Samsung Galaxy Apps store.

 

 

Your Service App Admin Personnel

 

Your Service App

Your In-App Items

Samsung Account

Seller Office
Seller Account

 

Integrated Into Code

Seller Office

Seller Office

User

Free

Commercial

 

In-App Purchase (IAP)

Registered

Certified

Registered

Certified

Freely distribute a service app that 
does not sell in-app items

x

x

x

 

Ø

x

x

n/a

n/a

Freely distribute a service app that 
does sell in-app items

x

Ø

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

Commercially distribute a service app that does not sell in-app items

x

Ø

x

 

Ø

x

x

n/a

n/a

Commercially distribute a service app that does sell in-app items

x

Ø

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

x – Can do      Ø – Cannot do

 

x – Required        Ø – Not required      n/a – Not applicable

 

 

App Download Requirements

For a Galaxy Apps store user to download your service application:

  • The user must have a Samsung account.
  • The user's device must be a Samsung device that has the following installed on it:
    • Samsung Galaxy Apps Client
    • Samsung Billing Client
    • Samsung Account Client

 

In-App Item Purchase Requirements

For your users to purchase your commercial in-app items:

  • The user must have a Samsung account.
  • The user's device must be a Samsung device that has the following installed on it:
    • Samsung In-App Purchase Client
    • Samsung Account Client
    • Samsung Billing Client

 

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