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    What should you find out before writing an Android app?

    By PSA Solutions on July 13, 2021

    As one of the mobile platforms with the highest number of users today, many businesses have been writing Android apps to reach more customers. This article will synthesize useful information for your business before starting this work!

    Find out the information about the Android operating system

    Find out the information about the Android operating system

    Android is an operating system designed in the Linux platform for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

    Android is currently the most popular operating system today with a market share of 60% worldwide users. That is why almost all businesses, regardless of size, develop and write their own Android apps.

    The actual interface of Android is based on the principle of direct impact, motion such as swipe, drag, select, point finger... to interact with the elements displayed on the phone image such as app, system, settings, taskbar...

    The advantages of the Android operating system:

    • Android is an open-source operating system, which means that developers can freely customize the system without intervention from Google.
    • Many smartphone phones in the world use the Android operating system.
    • The app store at Google Play is massive, with many applications and is diverse.
    • The system interface is very simple, easy to use.
    • Good multitasking capabilities, can run multiple applications at the same time.

    Before embarking on writing a complete Android app, remember to always carefully study the information related to this operating system, some policies, and regulations to be followed, as well as research whether your customers are. prefer this operating system or not?

    Find out where should the Android app writing process start?

    Find out where should the Android app writing process start

    Please research and synthesize the following information before starting to write a complete Android app:

    • Which activities will your Android App serve: shopping, entertainment, listening to music, finance, work, health...
    • Who is the main user of the app, and what age is it about?
    • What is the main function that your app can help users with?
    • How much does it cost you to build the app?
    • When do you want to finish the app?

    Outline all the common app-making ideas and requirements so that the development team can figure out your app's goals, budget, and feasibility!

    Comply with restricted content on the Android operating system

    Comply with restricted content on the Android operating system

    Remember, any platform has policies to block inappropriate content. Please also take a look at the content that is prohibited by Google (Android operating system)!

    The content is not suitable for children

    Google will immediately delete apps that contain harmful content on children: Pornography, violence, violent images, guns (without an R label).

    When it detects apps containing child sexual abuse images, Google will report such content to the authorities and remove the Google Accounts of those involved in distributing the app.

    Sexual and vulgar content

    Google doesn’t allow apps that contain or promote obscene or vulgar content, including pornography, or any other content or service for pornographic purposes. Google may accept nudity content if its primary purpose is to provide educational, material, scientific or artistic information and has a legitimate purpose.

    Hate speech

    Google doesn’t accept applications that promote violence or incite hostility to individuals or groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, nationality, or status. veterans, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other trait related to systematic discrimination or discrimination.


    Google doesn't allow apps to depict or incite unreasonable violence or other dangerous activities. More often than not, Google will accept applications that depict fictional violence in the game context, such as cartoons, hunting or fishing games.

    Content related to terrorism

    Google does not permit terrorist organizations to publish Actions for any purpose, including recruitment. We don't allow Actions with content related to terrorism, such as content that promotes terrorist acts, incites violence, or celebrates terrorist attacks.

    Before writing Android apps, read carefully the useful information mentioned in this article. This is the basic information about the Android platform, the goals to set before making the app or the content that will be banned on the Google platform.