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Over the coming weeks we’ll be making a number of changes to the Vodafone Apps Publication Platform. These changes will be related to the following:
- A new improved, streamlined publication platform including a new front-end for developers, updates to your reporting, device configuration and front-end user management.
- The introduction of charge to bill in-app billing which introduces new opportunities for you to monetise your apps, including micro transactions and demo versions.
To operationally manage these changes the Publication Platform will be taken offline from 3rd September 2012 until late October 2012. During this period you will be able to ...
We're in the middle of a number of upgrades to our App publishing system and as a result we are currently unable to display information about your app downloads / sales at our publishing system.
We will be releasing a new reporting system in the coming weeks.
In the interim you can continue to see the download statistics for your apps (within app details in My Content).
You will also be able to see your reports via email for chargeable apps.
Reports are sent to the email address you indicated when you submitted your finance registration form.
If any of ...
Following the recent update to our publishing platform we have now introduced a number of new features and functionality for you. The update includes adding the ability for you create Deep links and Universal IDs (also known as UNIVIDS), and an improved reporting system, find out more below,
Deep links and Universal IDs
Deep links and Universal IDs (also known as UNIVIDS) allow you to link directly to your apps that you have uploaded to Vodafone AppSelect from a web page, a banner or even directly from an Android app. These give you the flexibility to create campaigns that not ...
Following on from our communication on 12th September 2011 (http://developer.vodafone.com/blog/2011/09/12/vodafone-shop-submission-process-update-apps-and-games/) we wanted to let you know that,
· we now have updated application and games terms & conditions. New submissions and any existing apps in the Vodafone Shop will be subject to these terms and conditions, and these will need to be accepted by you in order for us to be able to distribute your application or game. You can view the terms and conditions here - http://developer.vodafone.com/develop-apps/android/android-terms-and-conditions/
· for all new submissions your application will now need to pass ...
Looking to publish your app in The Netherlands? If you are then please be aware that we are closing the ‘Apps’ channel within the Vodafone Shop in The Netherlands. This is solely for apps and you can still continue to publish as normal in the 7 other Vodafone markets and MTS.
This update is being made as a result of a change in focus for our Vodafone customers in The Netherlands and the change will take place on 17th October 2011.
Please note that games remain unaffected by this change and you can continue to publish to all 8 Vodafone ...
Over the coming weeks we are going to be making changes to the Vodafone Shop submission process for your apps and games. These changes are being made as we are committed to delivering an excellent and unique Vodafone experience within the Vodafone Shop. With a focus on higher quality applications customers are more likely to return and download again which therefore increases the visibility of your apps to the customer and drives revenue opportunities. These changes, combined with direct customer billing (i.e. no need for credit cards) enhance the experience for the customer.
These changes will be related to ...
We’re really excited to announce that Vodacom in South Africa has launched the first application store in the market– Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications. We think that this will drive the growth and innovation within an already thriving local South African mobile ecosystem.
The store, known as Vodacom Apps, will deliver applications for major mobile platforms including Android, Blackberry, Java, Symbian and Windows Mobilewhich means you can address the vast majority of data capable feature phones and smart phones in the market. The store will feature a wide variety of apps in various ...
We’re pleased to announce that we can now accept your Live Wallpapers for Android. They will appear in the Vodafone Shop in the markets you select during the upload process and all you need to do is add the following line to your APK manifest file:
If you have any questions about them then please post on our forums
The Vodafone developer team.
We wanted to let you know that there has been a change regarding acceptance of applications with adult content for the Vodafone Shop. Unfortunately, until further notice these will now no longer be accepted for publication. If this changes in the future, we will post another update letting you know straight away.
Are you looking to publish your application to the Vodafone 360 Shop? Then before you do, please check out the Vodafone 360 Shop Image Style Guide here.
The Vodafone 360 Shop Image Style Guide is a document for anyone that wants to submit content to the Vodafone 360 Shop. The guide contains information regarding the necessary imagery that is required when submitting content to the Vodafone 360 Shop.
Below are a couple of examples from the guide,
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- Event 33 entries
- New Content 12 entries
- News 47 entries
- Publishing 12 entries
- Testing 9 entries
- Tips 30 entries
- Uncategorized 16 entries
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