Enable automated Google Play app submission and in-app purchase updates

In order for MAZ to provide automation for app submission and also update your in-app purchases, please send us an API key and the p12 file associated with your developer account - directions below!


Create a Service Account


1. Navigate to the Google Play Console and select Settings. Under Developer Account, select API access.

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2. Scroll to the bottom and select Create Service Account. Select the link to the Google Cloud Platform.

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3. At the top of this page, select +Create Service Account. 

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4. For Service Account Name and Service Account Description, enter MAZ-RELEASE-MANAGER and MAZ Release Manager, respectively.

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5. Select Create.


Grant Service Account Permissions and Create P12 Certificate

Next, grant permission to the newly created service account.


1. Choose to Select a Role from the dropdown.

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2. Select Android Management, then Android Management User; select Continue.

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3. Select +Create Key, then select P12.

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4. Select Create.


5. A prompt window will open; select Save File.


6. Select Close and then Done. A P12 file will download to your computer. A window prompt "Private key saved to your computer" will pop up, you may ignore and close this, then select Done. You have successfully created a Google Service Account.


7. Next, return to API Access under Settings in your Google Play Dashboard and refer to the Google Service Account just created; select Grant Access. In the pop-up window, leave the default permissions and select Add User. Also, copy this email address to be used in the next step.

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8. Now, return to the MAZ Dashboard and navigate to One time details for Android in your channel set up under Content > Channels > Google Play
(Android) Setup
Paste the Email that was copied in the last step into the key and upload your P12 file.

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You're all set! MAZ now has API access to your Google Play developer account.