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In order automate the release of your app to Google Play with Wolfia, you need to allow Wolfia to access your Google Play Console account. This is done by creating a service account and generating a JSON key file. You can follow the steps below to create a service account with appropriate permissions.

Create a service account

  1. Go to the Google Play Console and select your app, make sure you're logged in as the owner.
  2. Click on the Setup button in the sidebar.
  3. Select API access from the left menu.

API access

  1. Select Create a new Google Cloud project.
  2. Scroll down to the Service accounts section and click Learn how to create new service accounts, then click the Google Cloud Platform link that appears in the dialog.
  3. Click the Create service account button.

Create service account

  1. Enter wolfia-autorelease-google-play as the name of the service account (optionally add a description), and click Create and continue.
  2. Select the Service Account User role, and hit Continue, skip granting users access to this service account and click Done.

Create service account form

  1. Once the account is created, you can click into the service account and select the Keys tab.
  2. Click Add key and select Create new key. Select JSON as the key type and click Create. This will download a JSON file with your service account credentials.

Create new key

Allow service account to access Google Play

  1. Go back to the Google Play Console and select your app.
  2. Click on the Setup button in the sidebar.
  3. Select API access from the left menu.
  4. Your newly created service account should be listed under the Service accounts section. Click the Manage Play Console permissions link. If you don't see your service account listed, click the Refresh button.

Manage Play Console permissions

  1. Navigate to the Account permissions tab and check the following permissions:





  1. Click Invite user.

The JSON file you downloaded contains your service account credentials. You should keep this file in a secure location and not share it with anyone.

You can learn more about google service accounts here.