PRIV™ by BlackBerry® powered by Android™ has arrived – New Build for Google Play DevZone page is now live!

ANNOUNCEMENTS / 11.11.15 / BlackBerry

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We’re excited to announce, with the launch of the new PRIV™ by BlackBerry® powered by Android™, a new Build for Google Play Store page has been added to our BlackBerry Developer Zone Website and is now complete – Check it out! With a recently reinvented home page Navigation, Expanded Enterprise Content, Communications & Programs section and much more, all to better support your growing development needs. See the earlier post of our recent updates to DevZone.


Build for Google Play Store Highlights:

Get started with Google Play Start publishing on Google Play in minutes by:

  • Registering for a Google Play publisher account
  • Setting up a Google payments merchant account, if you will sell apps or in-app products
  • Exploring the Google Play Developer Console and publishing tools

Leverage Google Play servicesTake advantage of the latest Google technologies through a single set of APIs, delivered across Android devices worldwide as part of Google Play services.

Utilize the Google Play Developer Help Center – Get what you need like:

  • New to the Google Play Developer Console? Learn the basics
  • Google Play Apps Policy Center
  • Add developer account users & manage permissions
  • Supported locations for distribution to Google Play users
  • Supported locations for developer & merchant registration
  • Additional resources

Target the PRIV by BlackBerry with your Android App An overview of the BlackBerry PRIV, and how developers can take advantage of unique BlackBerry features in the apps they create.

BlackBerry Resources for Android Development

Android Development Knowledge Base

  • PRIV by BlackBerry – AVD (Simulator)
  • PRIV by BlackBerry – Capacitive Keyboard
  • PRIV by BlackBerry – Slider

Android Development Forum

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