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Warning about using inmobi app publish portal

03-06-2014, 04:25 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 299
Warning about using inmobi app publish portal

I decided to submit Dungeon Nightmares to Wandoujia via the inmobi App Publish portal and only just found out that the paid for app was published for free. Many lost sales over the month it was there (and it is still there).

All I got from inmobi was an apology and that they will request to get it taken down. Surely they should take some blame as it is their service which should be trusted in the first place!

If any devs are using this service, please check up on your submissions to Wandoujia (not sure on other stores).
03-18-2014, 06:57 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 299
Update: inmobi have since contacted me to fix this problem and they sorted it out in a timely fashion. Hopefully no more problems after this one

03-18-2014, 01:09 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 303
By App Publish you mean their service that help distribute Android apps/games to 3rd party stores, right?

So according to your experience, it's not worth it?

Thanks
03-18-2014, 03:56 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 299
Quote:
Originally Posted by phongtt View Post
By App Publish you mean their service that help distribute Android apps/games to 3rd party stores, right?

So according to your experience, it's not worth it?

Thanks
Yep that right. Its the service that puts your app on 3rd party stores.

Personally, I will not use it for my next game but the problem I had has been fixed and the store in question is only for Free apps now I believe.
03-18-2014, 09:41 PM
#5
Which 3rd party stores do they upload to? Android store?

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03-19-2014, 06:57 AM
#6
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Posts: 299
Quote:
Originally Posted by originalcopy View Post
Which 3rd party stores do they upload to? Android store?
yep a long list of android stores. I thought this would be a smart way of getting on chinese stores and to stop the amount of piracy my game has been getting
03-19-2014, 09:20 AM
#7
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Originally Posted by kmonkey View Post
yep a long list of android stores. I thought this would be a smart way of getting on chinese stores and to stop the amount of piracy my game has been getting
Do you have that list of android stores? I would like to submit my apps to them. Or is it a secret? Cant you submit to each store yourself?

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03-19-2014, 11:47 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 299
Quote:
Originally Posted by originalcopy View Post
Do you have that list of android stores? I would like to submit my apps to them. Or is it a secret? Cant you submit to each store yourself?
far too many stores! you can just sign up at inmobi.com and see the list. However, a lot of them are "premium" and not available from day one until you earn some credit
03-19-2014, 04:41 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by kmonkey View Post
far too many stores! you can just sign up at inmobi.com and see the list. However, a lot of them are "premium" and not available from day one until you earn some credit
Can't developers just go straight to the stores and upload directly, without needing them?

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03-19-2014, 06:57 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 299
Quote:
Originally Posted by originalcopy View Post
Can't developers just go straight to the stores and upload directly, without needing them?
Sure but not all appstores will be in english