Use the instructions on this page to upload a validated APK to Google Play.
Validate the proto files
Place the following files in your APK assets folder under
dev_tuningfork_fidelityparams_i.txtfiles, in increasing fidelity order
The validation tool generates binary (
.bin) serialized protocol buffers of the
settings and default fidelity parameters files in the
directory. The tool itself is located in the
The validation tool generates binary files
Run the following commands to validate the sample project. Substitute one of the
following for your operating system (
cd gamesdk/src/tuningfork/tools/validation java -jar build/libs/TuningforkApkValidationTool.jar \ --tuningforkPath ../../../../samples/tuningfork/insightsdemo/app/src/main/assets/tuningfork \ --protoCompiler ../../../../third_party/protobuf-3.0.0/install/LOCAL_OS/bin/protoc
Output ending in the following appears:
... May 19, 2020 3:42:11 PM com.google.tuningfork.validation.TuningforkApkValidationTool main INFO: Tuning Fork settings are valid
For more information on running the validation tool, see the
validation tool README.
Review the integration checklist
Before uploading your APK to the Google Play Console, do the following:
- Integrate the Android Frame Pacing library into your project
- Provide fidelity parameters and all of your app's quality levels
- Provide loading annotations (highly recommended) and other annotations
- Successfully run the validation tool
- Run your game in debug mode and validate the output using
logcator the Tuning Fork Monitor app
- Confirm that you and other relevant game engineers have access to Android Vitals in the Google Play Console
Upload and publish
To receive performance insights, upload your new APK to the Google Play Console and create a release. You can release on Google Play to test tracks or to your entire user base. For more information on creating a release, see the Console Help Center documentation.
Once you have published your APK, you can receive new performance insights from your users in the Google Play Console under Android Vitals > Performance > Insights. For more information, see the Performance insights documentation.