If you want to unpublish your app in the Google Playstore, just follow these next instructions:
Step 1: Go to https://market.android.com/publish/Home and select your developer account.
Step 2: Select the app you want to unpublish.
Step 3: The next task is to move to Setup then click on Advanced settings. Under the App Availability tab you can see an option to unpublish the app, click on the radio button. Here the app status will be mentioned. Once done click on Save Changes as shown in the screenshot.
Step 4: A pop-up window will come asking whether the user wants to really remove the app from the play store. Click on unpublish. However, doing this will unlist the app from the Playstore and the existing users can use this, but no more people can download your app from Google Play Store. Similarly, click on the confirm button to proceed.
- Once it is unpublished you can go to the main menu and see the app status changed to Removed by you.
- As mentioned above, developers can only unpublish the app from the Play store, As the existing user already installed apk on their system they will be able to use it even after unpublishing.
- There’s another way to permanently delete app listing from google play console, all you need to do is to fill this next application (https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/contact/publishing)
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