Uploading a New Version of Your App to the PlayStore

Posted on 29. December 2020 by Jan Bunk


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In this guide we'll go over every step needed to upload a new version of your app to the PlayStore.

Open the Google Play Console.

Select your app.

Click 'Production' on the left side.

Click 'Production' on the left side.

Click 'Releases'

Click 'Releases'

Click 'Edit' on the draft at the top.

Click 'Edit' on the draft at the top.

Describe what changed with this update in the 'Release Notes' field. You can leave everything else unchanged.

Describe what changed with this update in the 'Release Notes' field.

Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the page.

Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the page.

Click the 'Review release' button at the bottom of the page.

Click the 'Review release' button at the bottom of the page.

If any warnings (not errors) show at the top of the page, you can safely ignore them.

Click 'Start rollout to Production' at the bottom of the page.

Click 'Start rollout to Production' at the bottom of the page.

That's it! Your app update will be reviewed by Google now. The update should be live after at most a couple of days, but usually it takes just a few hours.

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Author Jan Bunk

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Hi, I'm Jan. I have previously developed multiple apps for clients and my own projects, which have been downloaded thousands of times in the app stores. However, I decided I'd rather help out people with smaller budgets. That's why I created webtoapp.design, an affordable way to get an app if you already have a website.