Google offers a variety of services that help you build new revenue streams, enhance your app's capabilities, manage distribution and payloads, and track usage and installs. The sections below highlight some of the services offered by Google and link you to more information about how to use them in your Android app.
Monetize your app
There are many ways to monetize your Android app, such as with ad impressions or In-App billing. If you choose to charge a price to download your app, Android also provides the ability to check for valid application licenses to protect your revenue. Because different apps require different strategies, you can pick which ones are best for your app.
Google AdMob Ads
Generate revenue by displaying ads in your app with multiple ad networks.Learn more »
Engage users by offering features such as new content or virtual goods directly in your app.Learn more »
Protect your revenue streams and integrate policies for usage into your a pp.Learn more »
Enhance Your App's Capabilities
Android and Google technologies work together to provide your users with compelling interactions with technologies such as Maps and Google+.
Google Play Services
Leverage Google products in your app with an easy to use authentication flow for your users.Learn more »
Google Cloud Messaging
Notify your apps of important events with messages that are lightweight and battery-saving.Learn more »
The Google Maps library for Android brings powerful mapping capabilities to your app.Learn more »
Manage App Distribution
Google Play allows you to manage your app distribution with features that let you control which users can download your app as well as deliver separate versions of your app based on certain characteristics like platform version.
Filters on Google Play
Make sure your app gets to the right users by filtering on a wide range of characteristics such as platform versions and hardware features.Learn more »
Multiple APK Support
Distribute different APKs based on a variety of properties such as platform version, screen size, and GLES texture compression support.Learn more »
APK Expansion files
Tap into Google's content delivery services by serving up to 4GB of assets for free. Provide users with high-fidelity graphics, media files, or other large assets that are required by your app.Learn more »
Track Performance with Analytics
Google Analytics let you find out how users find your apps and how they use them. Start integrating analytics to measure your app's success.Learn more »