How to resubmit your app if your app does not request access to sensitive permissions including Background Location and Geofence | Appy Pie Help

How to resubmit your app if your app does not request access to sensitive permissions including Background Location and Geofence?

With the new Google Policy implemented, you will need to update your app to comply with the Location Permissions policy. Hence, you must declare that your app does not use background location or Geofence, else your app may be rejected or removed by Google.

The below steps will guide you to resubmit your app to Google Play Store if your app does not request access to sensitive permissions including Background Location and Geofence:

Step 1 : Go to Google Play Console and login your account   

Step 2 : Select your app from All Apps section and click on View App.Step 3 : On the left menu, go to Privacy and click on App Content.Step 4 : Go to the Sensitive App Permissions section and click on Manage.
Step 5 :
Under Location Permissions, click on Manage.
Step 6 :
Select NO and click on Save.Step 7 : Before creating a new release, rebuild your app. To rebuild your app, follow the steps below:

  1. Login to your Appy Pie account and click on Go Live in My apps section.
  2.  Click on Publish.
  3.  Under the Publish Yourself tab, click on Submit.
  4.  Click on Next.
  5.  Click on the Download APK file button.
  6.  A pop-up will open to rebuild your app. Click OK.
  7. You can check the status of your build. Once your app has been rebuild successfully, you can download your APK file.

Note: You will also receive a confirmation email on your registered email ID once your APK file is ready for download.Step 8 : Click on Productions on the left menu.


Step 9 : Go to the Releases tab.

Step 10 :Click on Create New Release.

Step 11 : Upload Android App Bundles or APK. 
Note: Upload the APK file that you downloaded in step 9(.7) of this procedure. 

Step 12 : Edit or add your release details

Step 13 : Click on Save.Step 14 : Click on Review Release to check your app release details.

Step 15 : Click on Start Rollout to Production
Step 16 :
Finally click on Roll out to submit your app to the Google Play Store.
 

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