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gdevelop5:publishing:android_and_ios [2019/05/29 10:26]
akbarhabeebb [Make sure that your game is ready for packaging!] Small Typo's
gdevelop5:publishing:android_and_ios [2019/05/31 02:10]
animeshsrivastava24 Broken Image Fixed, Typos Corrected, Links to Cloud Storage
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 GDevelop allows you to publish your games to a variety of formats including Android and iOS. In order to export a game, click/​select "​File"​ from the menu that is located on the top of the GDevelop Interface. Select the Export option of your choice. In this case, we will choose ​ **Android and iOS** from the panel of options that appears. GDevelop allows you to publish your games to a variety of formats including Android and iOS. In order to export a game, click/​select "​File"​ from the menu that is located on the top of the GDevelop Interface. Select the Export option of your choice. In this case, we will choose ​ **Android and iOS** from the panel of options that appears.
  
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 ## Make sure that your game is ready for packaging! ## Make sure that your game is ready for packaging!
  
 It is important to verify that your game is ready to be exported for Android and iOS: It is important to verify that your game is ready to be exported for Android and iOS:
-  * In the game properties that are accessible from the [[gdevelop5:​interface|Project Manager]]), make sure to enter a valid _package name_. A package name is an identifier like this : `com.yourname.gamename`. It's like the address of a website but reversed. You can choose any package name provided that:+  * In the game properties that are accessible from the [[gdevelop5:​interface|Project Manager]]), make sure to enter a valid _package name_. A package name is an identifier like this: `com.yourname.gamename`. It's like the address of a website but reversed. You can choose any package name provided that:
       * It is not used by another game or application on iOS or Android.       * It is not used by another game or application on iOS or Android.
-      * It is written with only letters, numbers and dots. Only put one dot between words (for example, `com..mygame` or `..mygame` are not valid). //Limit this identifier to 2-5 words maximum.//+      * It is written with only letters, numbersand dots. Only put one dot between words (for example, `com..mygame` or `..mygame` are not valid). //Limit this identifier to 2-5 words maximum.//
   * Check that you've included the required icons.   * Check that you've included the required icons.
  
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-### Create an accountif you don't have one+### Create an account if you don't have one
  
 To use the packaging for Android, you need a [[gdevelop5:​interface:​profile|GDevelop account]]. If you don't have one, click on "​Create my account",​ enter your email and choose a password. To use the packaging for Android, you need a [[gdevelop5:​interface:​profile|GDevelop account]]. If you don't have one, click on "​Create my account",​ enter your email and choose a password.
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 There are a few steps, during which the game is exported, compressed, uploaded to the online build service and built. There are a few steps, during which the game is exported, compressed, uploaded to the online build service and built.
  
-At the end, you'll have a **Download** button to get the .apk file that can be installed on Android.+In the end, you'll have a **Download** button to get the .apk file that can be installed on Android.
  
 ## Install the game on your Android phone ## Install the game on your Android phone
  
-Plug your Android phone/​tablet into your computer and put the APK file somewhere in a folder of the device. Alternatively,​ you can also store the APK on cloud storage (Dropbox, Google Drive...) and download it on your device.+Plug your Android phone/​tablet into your computer and put the APK file somewhere in a folder of the device. Alternatively,​ you can also store the APK on cloud storage ([[https://​www.dropbox.com/​|Dropbox]][[http://​drive.google.com/​|Google Drive]], [[https://​onedrive.live.com/​about/​en-in/​|OneDrive]]...) and download it on your device.
  
 Before installing the APK, go in Settings > Security and activate *Unknown sources*. This will enable you to [install the APK file](https://​gameolith.uservoice.com/​knowledgebase/​articles/​76902-android-4-0-tablets-allowing-app-installs-from) even if it is not yet registered on the Google Play Store. Before installing the APK, go in Settings > Security and activate *Unknown sources*. This will enable you to [install the APK file](https://​gameolith.uservoice.com/​knowledgebase/​articles/​76902-android-4-0-tablets-allowing-app-installs-from) even if it is not yet registered on the Google Play Store.