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  1. dobiczek
    dobiczek avatar
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    Posted 31 Jan 2014 Link to this post


    we build an app for ios and android and now we have several issues with the filtering of the play store for the android app.(Which works fine if you install the apk manually)
    Now the playstore is setting the app as incompatible for a lot of devices, i.e. almost all variants of the Galaxy Tab 3.
    We asked the support why and the answer was: "You are using the following permission/feature:"

    As we want to use the camera we have the permission for camera turned on, but how the hack can we solve this?
    Any ideas?

    We also have the problem that the playstore has filtered it for phones only, but I will probably ask a few questions about this in another thread ;)


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    Steve avatar
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    Posted 04 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Holger,

    Quite frankly Google Play support should provide you with info what you need to do and not only point what causes this effect in their store. Same holds true for filtering out tablets and other store related issues.

    You need to edit the AndroidManifest.xml of your app and specify "android:required="false"
    for More information is available in the Android documentation about

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