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Registering and Managing Service App Banners and Vector Icons

To register and manage service app banners and vector icons:
Note: By registering a general banner image, an extra banner image, and/or an icon image, you agree that Samsung Galaxy Apps may use the image for marketing purposes.
  • After registering an image, it will be reviewed by Samsung Apps. If the banner image is judged to be appropriate, it will be posted in the Samsung Galaxy Apps Store.
  • Banner Images:
    • ALL general and extra banner images for a service app must be the same image design.
    • For EACH general and extra banner image display size being registered, two image files MUST be registered: one in JPG format and one in PSD format.
    • General banner image files MUST be 500 x 240 or 1440 x 504 pixels, and 10 MB or less.
    • Extra banner image files MUST be 1080 x 648 pixels, and 500 KB or less.
    • It is recommended to:
      • Register a banner image for all device display sizes.
      • Register high-resolution images, which will be optimized for display.
      • Do NOT use transparent backgrounds, for better banner display.
  • Icon Images:
    • Only one icon image file can be registered to each service app.
    • Icon image file MUST be AI vector format, 800 x 800 or 1600 x 1600 pixels, and less than 10 MB.
    • Icon image is recommended to be higher than 300 DPI.
  • Ensure the service app has completed registration and has been submitted for certification.
  • Get the following (if applicable):
    • Information needed to make appropriate changes to field entries.
    • Image files: banner vector icon.
    • New URLs: Open Source license, service app privacy policy, YouTube™ video, user support site.
    • New email addresses: service app user support, those to be notified of changes in service app registration.
  • Enter service app information in the default language or in English where specified.
Note:

Step 1 (login) must be completed before any other step is started or continued. Steps 2 through 5 can be started, saved, continued, or completed in ANY order.

After some actions, an info popup that requires clicking a button (such as OK) is displayed. Info popup steps are NOT indicated in this procedure.

  1. Log in to your Samsung Seller Office account:
    1. In your browser, navigate to the Samsung Seller Office website.
    2. If necessary, log in to your Seller Office account with your Samsung account email ID and password.
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      Note: You are automatically logged out after 20 minutes of inactivity.
  2. Click Applications > Banner.
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    1. To see an example image of a banner, click Mobile view.
  3. To search for and display specified types of banners:
    Note: To display ALL registered banners, do not perform this step.
    1. Specify the search criteria:
    2. [Device]

      Display banners either not restricted by device display support OR restricted to banners supported by the one specified device:

      All Device              Banners regardless of device display support.
      [Device name]    Restrict search to banner files that support the specified device display.

      Application Title

      Display banners either not restricted by service app OR restricted to banners registered to either all or a contiguous part of the specified service app name.

      The search does not depend on capitalization.

    3. Click Search.
  4. Review the service app/device banner and icon information:
    1. To display the total number of service apps that meet the specified search criteria (whether or not they are currently displayed) with at least one registered banner or vector image++, click Total Count.
    2. To view other pages of service apps, click Page.
    3. For each displayed service app:
    4. Application Title 

      Icon, title name, and functional icons of the service app.

      Note: Service app titles are displayable in Samsung Galaxy Apps Store listings.

      Each title is unique among ALL titles currently registered in ALL Seller Office accounts (yours and others) for EACH platform type. Duplicate titles can be registered for Android™ and Gear platform service apps. Duplicate titles can be used for Tencent service apps that are distributed in China.

      A title can be reused after a previously registered service app has been terminated.

      Functional Icons
      The following icons are displayed when they apply to the service app:

        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners3.png

      Newly 

        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners4.png

       Information is needed

      Device

      Name of the device and (total number of devices the service app is being distributed to in the Galaxy Apps Store).

      Icon 

      Whether or not a vector image is registered to the service app and its registration/certification status: 

        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners5.png All images, including those in PSD format, are registered.
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners6.png An image has been registered.
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners7.png  Please check the image registration status.
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners8.png  An image is not registered.

      Banner

      General        banner image.

      Extra             banner image.

      Whether or not a banner image is registered to the service app:

        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners5.png All images, including those in PSD format, are registered.    
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners6.png An image has been registered.    
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners7.png  Please check the image registration status.    
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners8.png  An image is not registered.    

      Last Updated 

       Date (local time and format) service app images were most recently changed.

  5. To register a new banner and/or icon image to a listed service app/device:
    Note:  It is optional to register a banner image or icon image. One or both sizes of banner images can be registered: general banners (500 x 240 pixels/1440 x 504 pixels) and extra banners (1080 x 648 pixels/1440 x 504 pixels). When registering each banner image, two image files MUST be registered in BOTH JPG and PSD file formats. Additionally, there are file size restrictions and may be DPI recommendations.
    • It is recommended that the banner images be registered for all sizes for Samsung Galaxy Apps marketing purposes. Samsung will review and determine whether or not to publish each registered banner and vector image on each channel. Registering banner and vector images does not guarantee that your service app and its banner and vector images will be featured in the Galaxy Apps Store. 
    1. Click [Its Add].
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    2. Review the associated service app and device information:
      Application Title Title name of the service app associated with the icon vector image and banner images.
      Device(s) Name of one or more devices whose display will be supported by the banner image(s).
    3. To review the selected devices, click View.
    4. To register an icon vector image (AI format, 800 x 800 or 1600 x 1600 pixels, less than 10 MB. Recommended: higher than 300 DPI):
      1. Click Register, navigate to and select the image file, and click Open.
      2. Enter Description (Purpose of the icon vector image).
    5. To register a general banner image (two image files MUST be registered: one JPG and one PSD, 10 MB or less, AND/OR 500 x 240 pixels, AND/OR JPG, PNG, or GIF format only, 1080 x 648 pixels, 500KB or less, AND/OR JPG format only 1440 x 504 pixels):
      1. Click [General banner Register], navigate to and select the image file, and click Open.
        When an image file is dragged and drop into the gray X-box area, the image is displayed in a new window, which has no functional features. This does NOT cause the image file to be uploaded or registered.
      2. Enter Description (Purpose of each general banner image).
    6. To register an extra banner image (2 image files MUST be registered: one JPG, one PSD, 1080 x 648 pixels, 500KB or less, AND/OR JPG, PNG, or GIF format only, AND/OR JPG format only 1440 x 504 pixels):
      1. Click [Extra banner Register], navigate to and select the image file, and click Open.
        When an image file is dragged and drop into the gray X-box area, the image is displayed in a new window, which has no functional features. This does NOT cause the image file to be uploaded or registered.
      2. Enter Description (Purpose of each extra banner image).
    7. To return to the list of banners, click List.
  6. To change or delete a banner or vector image icon to a listed service app/device: 
    1. Click the [Edit] button to modify the registered banner/icon.
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