Building Android apps can be really easy to get started with. There is a bit of a hurdle when it comes to jumping from the debug build to a release build because it requires keystores and private keys and app signing. It can be confusing. This guide will walk through all the steps needed to build a release APK that is fit for distribution and can be uploaded to the Google Play Store.
With the knowledge in this guide, you will be able to build signed release APKs that can be distributed and uploaded to the Google Play Store.
This guide assumes you already have an Android app or know how to create one, but only using debug builds. This guide will walk through the process of creating the keystore and signing APKs with self-signed certificates for distribution on the Google Play Store.
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