Dec 21, 2014

Upload a signed APK to Google Play with Phonegap Build

These are the required steps for upload a signed APK to Google Play with the help of Phonegap Build

1.- Generate a private key using the management utility keytool

$ keytool -genkey -v -keystore NAME_YOUR_FILE.keystore -alias YOUR_ALIAS -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000

More info in Android Developer Guide

2.- Create a new “Signing Key” in Phonegap Build. Go to “Account/Signing Keys/Android” and upload the keystore file.

More info Phonegap Build Guide

3.- Compile the Android app with the new key. You’ll need to put the password that you’ve given in step 1.

4.- Download the signed APK to your local machine.

5.- Go to Google Play Publish and upload the signed APK. Remember update the special property versionCode in your config.xml.

More info Phonegap Build Guide