Google Play Console

Set up

  1. 1.
    Select an app in the top left corner from the Switcher
  2. 2.
    Navigate to App Settings by clicking the gear icon (βš™οΈ) at the top of the Timeline sidebar
  3. 3.
    Click on Integrations in the sidebar

Connect Google Play

  • Find the Google Play integration module under the App store section
  • Click the Connect button
  • Enter your app’s package name
  • Upload an API key file
The user creating the Service Account and key will need to have the Owner role in your Google Play Developer account.

Service account / API key setup

  1. 1.
    Head to the
    Google Play Console, and make sure you’re logged in as the owner of the developer account.
  2. 2.
    In the left hand menu, select Settings > Developer account > API access. You'll be prompted to create a Google Cloud project if you don't already have one linked.
  3. 3.
    Scroll down to the Service accounts section and click Create new service account, then click the Google Cloud Platform link that appears in the dialog.
  4. 4.
    You'll be sent to directly to the Service Accounts section of the Google Cloud Platform console.
  5. 5.
    Click + Create Service Account
  6. 6.
    Fill out the form for Step 1, then click Create
  7. 7.
    In step 2, select the Service Account User role, and hit Continue
  8. 8.
    On the service account you just created, click the three dots on the right hand side, and select Manage keys
  9. 9.
    Click Add Key, then Create new key
  10. 10.
    Select the JSON option and click Create
  11. 11.
    Your Google API key file should start downloading
If this is a newly created service account, you'll now need to grant access to this user from Google Play Console.
Go to Settings > Developer Account > API access, and then Grant access > Invite user for the service account.
  • More information can be found here:
    Google - Using a service account​
  • This process can be a bit annoying, so we put together a short video that might help: