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Easy Way To Delete App From Google Play Console

Delete App From Google Play Console

In order to Delete App From Google Play Console, we can unpublish an app, for this purpose go to the Settings menu and select Unpublish App. However, if we want to delete an app from our Google Play Console account, the option is not available directly. We need to unpublish the app and then hide it.

Another way is to replace all the content like App Title, short description, long description, graphics, and apk with any new app that we are going to publish, so everything will be changed to a new app.

There are many different ways to design an app’s listing on the App Store. One way is to replace all of the default text with your own text, like your app’s title, a short description, and a long description. You can also upload a custom icon and screenshots. Another way is to use Apple’s built-in tools to create a preview video of your app. A preview video can show off your app in action and help persuade users to download it.


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Why Delete App From Google Play Console?

Google Play Console Account is used to manage Android apps that are published on Google Play. Sometimes it is necessary to delete an app from the account. Reasons might include wanting to remove the app from visibility in the store, retiring the app due to low usage or ending development of the app.


The process of deleting an app is relatively straightforward. How to delete an app on Google Play Console? The steps below will guide you through the process of deleting an app on Google Play Console. These instructions apply to all Android apps that are published by a developer on Google Play (including apps published by someone else).


Delete App: The process

Go to store settings, and unpublish the app.

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Replacing with new app:

Just change all the graphics, content, and APK with the new one and your older app will be deindexed in the next few days.

If you want to delete an app from the Google Play Console, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the Google Play Console.
  2. Click on the apps list item in the left nav bar.
  3. Select the app you want to delete from the list of apps
  4. Change all the content in the store listing
  5. Upload new app apk
  6. Publish updates
  7. Have fun!


Republish after removing the app

Just come back and check the publish box to roll out your app again

iOS and Android app developers are always looking for ways to improve their apps and get more downloads. One way to do this is by regularly updating your app with new features and fixes. But what happens when you make a change and it’s not ready for release? You don’t want your users to see a buggy or incomplete app, so you put it in “draft” mode and only release it when you’re confident it’s ready. The problem is if you unpublished, your app goes down, and all your hard work goes out the window. Here’s a simple solution: just come back and check the publish box to roll out your app again.



How to delete an app from google play console?

it is not possible to delete a published app from the Google Play Store. However, you can unpublish an app so that it is no longer visible or available for download to users.

To unpublish an app from the Google Play Console, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Google Play Console and sign in with your Google account.
  2. In the dashboard, select the app you want to unpublish from the list of apps.
  3. Click on the “Store presence” tab on the left side of the screen.
  4. Under the “Store listing” section, click the “Edit” button.
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Unpublish” button.
  6. A pop-up window will appear, asking you to confirm the unpublishing of the app. Click the “Unpublish” button to confirm.

Please note that once you unpublish an app, it will no longer be visible or available for download on the Google Play Store. If you want to make the app available again, you will need to republish it in the Google Play Console.


According to Google Support about delete an app from google play console

Once your updated artifact is ready, you can create a new release.

Delivery of updates

After you’ve submitted an update to an app, you’ll see “In review” under “Update status” on your app’s Dashboard. Once the update is published, your update will start being distributed to existing users.

Once your update is available, users can download the update on your app’s store listing page or from their My apps page on the Play Store app. If a user has turned on automatic updates for your app, the update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Note that app updates can take some time to be delivered to existing users.

Unpublish an app

When you unpublish an app, existing users can still use your app and receive app updates, but new users won’t find and download it on Google Play.

Before you can unpublish an app, you must ensure that:

  • You have accepted the latest Developer Distribution Agreement.
  • Your app has no errors that need to be addressed, such as failing to fill in the content rating questionnaireor provide details about your app’s target audience and content.
  • Managed publishing is not active for the app that you want to unpublish.

To unpublish your app:

  1. Open Play Console.
  2. Select an app.
  3. Go to Release > Setup > Advanced settings.
  4. On the App Availability tab, select Unpublish.

Updating system apps

Users will see system apps (including any preloaded apps) in the My Apps section of the Google Play Store as soon as an app with the same package name is uploaded to Play Console (even if the app is unpublished).

Google Play can manage updates to preloaded apps, provided the following conditions are met:

  • The preloaded app needs to be in the system partition.
  • The preloaded app needs to be free.
  • The preloaded app needs to be signed with the same signature as the app published on Google Play.
  • The package name of the preloaded and updated app needs to be the same.
  • The version code of the updated app needs to be greater than that of the preloaded app.

Tip: Use the Play Developer API to download system APKs generated from app bundles that you upload to Google Play.

If you need to upload a system app and encounter an error message when doing so, please contact us.”


Conclusion How to delete an app from play console

We can’t remove any published app, but can change the content to new app or can unpublish to prevent from getting any new users. To contact the support center and ask them to delete can be a way of permanent removal of an app from console, otherwise we can just unpublish it.


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