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Get Approval From Google Play

The Get Approval From Google Play step ensures that your app release is approved by checking its status on the Google Play Console. This allows you to monitor the progress of your submission and take any necessary actions to address any issues or concerns that may arise during the review process.


The Publish flow steps that need to be executed before running the Get Approval via Email step, along with their respective reasons, are listed in the table below:

Prerequisite Workflow StepDescription
Publish to Google PlayThe app must be published to Google Play before checking the status of the app version in the Google Play Console.

If you have previously submitted this app version to the Google Play Console, you do not need to add the Publish to Google Play step.

You also need to have a Google Service Account and its key as a JSON file. Please refer to the following document for more information about service accounts:

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Adding Google Play Service Accounts

After completing the integration with Google Play Services, go to Publishing Settings. In the Store Credential section, select the Google Play Store API Key you uploaded, from the drop-down list.


If you are using Publish Variables, you should select them in the Publishing Settings window.

Input Variables

The parameters required for this step to work as expected are listed below:

Variable NameDescriptionStatus
$AC_TRACK_TO_CHECKSelect a release track to check the app's status. It is recommended to choose the track to which you have sent the app in the previous steps. Options: alpha, beta, production, and internal.Optional
$AC_ACCEPTED_STATUSESCustomize the statuses to be accepted as passed by using commas. You can use statuses such as completed, inProgress, draft, halted.Optional

Please follow the document to get information about the Release Lifecycle on Google Play.

Output Variables

The Get Approval from Google Play step does not produce any output variables. However, the step will succeed or fail, based on whether your application is in the correct status according to the inputs you provide.

To access the source code of this component, please use the following link:

Preview of GitHub - appcircleio/appcircle-publish-googleplay-status-check: check status of an app release in Google Play Developer Console