This tutorial will give you instructions on: 

- How to set a new subscription in your Google Play console
- How to edit a subscription that is already created in your Google Play console. 

You must absolutely use the same information in your back office and in the store when creating or editing a subscription. 
Any mismatch may cause a rejection from the store's review team. 


1

Create a new subscription in Google Play

Once you have created a new product in your back office > Product Management > My Products , you can create the new subscription in Google Play. 

1. Sign in to your Google Play Console  > select your app
2. On the left menu, go to Monetize > Products > Subscription
3. Click "Create subscription"

4. Create a Product ID (a good practice is to start with the package name of the app, ex: com.goodbarber.app.monthly). 

5. Add the Subscription details.
The required fields are the name and description (use the same information as in 
Product Management > My Products  > your product)

6. Select a billing period and set a default price. 
Click "Edit price", add the price of your new subscription (use the same information as in 
Product Management > My Products   > your product) and click the button "Apply price" at the bottom of the page.
Note: The default price in Google Play doesn't include tax. 
Your default price is used to generate local prices for your app in other countries. Local prices use today’s exchange rate and country-specific pricing patterns. Countries without local currency support use your default price. More information in Google's documentation .

7. Set the Free trial (optional): If you set a trial period in the product in your back office, select "Enabled". 
8.  Below "Tax and compliance" click on "Manage settings" and select "Digital content". On the popup, click on "Apply"
9. Save your changes.
10. Once the product is saved, click "Activate" to make the product status "Active"

Renew this operation for each new product you want to add.


2

Set the product ID in your back office

1. Copy the product ID from the new subscription created in Google Play.
2. Select your product product in Product Management > My Products  in your back office.
3. Paste the product ID in the field "Android product ID". 
4. Save your changes.

Renew this operation for each new subscription created in Google Play.

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3

Modify an existing subscription in Google Play

1. Sign in to your Google Play Console  > select your app
2. On the left menu, go to Monetize > Products > Subscription
3. Click "View subscription details" or the blue arrow at the end of the line.

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4

Subscription details

You can modify the Name, Description and Benefits of the existing subscription. 
The billing period is not editable.

1. Modify the desired information.
2. Save your changes at the bottom right of the page.


5

Price change

1. Click the link "Edit price" under the current price. 
2. Change the price of your subscription.
3. Click the button "Apply prices" at the bottom to save your changes.

- Price increase:
Existing subscribers receiving a price increase will be notified of the price change by email and through a notification on Google Play 7 days after the price change occurs.
Subscribers will then have 30 days to agree to the price change, otherwise their subscription will be canceled on their next renewal date.
In case of multiple price changes before the user's next renewal date, the user only has to respond to the most recent price change.

Price decrease:
Existing subscribers receiving a price decrease will be notified and receive the lower price on their next renewal date.

- New subscribers will receive the new price immediately.


6

Subscription options

You can enable or disable the Free trial, change its duration (with a minimum of 3 days) as well as the Grace period
Save your changes at the bottom of the page when you're done. 


7

Update the information in your back office

Once you are done editing an existing subscription in Google Play, update the information registered in the Product Management  menu in your back office.

1. In your back office, go to Settings > Product Management  
2. Select the product you've edited in Google Play.
3. Update the product information to reflect the changes you made in Google Play.  
4. Save your modifications.

Renew the operation for each subscription that has been edited in the store. 


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