Deliver high performing user experiences
High quality apps are much more than creating frictionless access to your app core functionality. Discover resources to achieve Android App Excellence and provide seamless, consistent and effortless user experiences.
App quality guidelines and best practices
From testing quality criteria, to checklists, to building for different form factors, use these resources to meet Android’s quality requirements and to go beyond them.
Core App Quality Checklist
Make your app experience as compelling, smooth, and safe as possible. Work through the tests on this page to assess your app’s visual experience, performance, security, and more.
Build for large screens
Form factors like Chromebooks, tablets and foldable devices are the fastest growing segment of Android devices. Ensure your app works well across screens, and explore how to create differentiated experiences on these devices.
Build for billions
Build for billions of users and improve your user experience through guidance on preserving battery life, accounting for higher data, slower networks, and different device capabilities.
What is Android App Excellence
Defining excellence article series
Consistent, intuitive app user experiences are more important than ever to grow your business. Maru Ahues Bouza, Director of Android Developer Relations, shares what Android App Excellence is all about, why it is important and how to achieve it.
Achieve a 5 star rating
Build a high quality app or game
Find out how to improve your app’s content user experience, and technical performance with these tips.
Follow the launch checklist
Follow this checklist to take all the steps necessary to launch your app successfully.
Improve your app’s rating
Learn about what affects your Google Play ratings and what you can do to improve them.
Achieve app excellence with Jetpack, a suite of libraries that helps developers reduce boilerplate and write code that works consistently across Android versions and devices.
Learn how leading apps invested in growth
Product managers and developers from popular apps share inspirational stories, tips, and recommendations on how they reached Android app excellence and how you can do the same.
Things to know from the Android App Excellence Summit
Did you know 54% of users who left a 1-star review in the Google Play Store mentioned app stability and bugs? To help you scale your business, Google Play, Android, and Firebase are sharing the latest insights and best practices on building high quality Android apps across all devices and increasing your team’s productivity.