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Admob android in-app purchase question

03-16-2015, 09:24 AM
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Admob android in-app purchase question

Does goole allow in-app purchases
03-16-2015, 03:08 PM
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Admob is for advertising not in-app purchases.

In-app purchases are done via the storefront of choice ie. Google play

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03-16-2015, 08:55 PM
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Admob is for advertising not in-app purchases.

In-app purchases are done via the storefront of choice ie. Google play
Thanks for the info but I am still a bit confused. What to I have to do to sell in-apps to android users?
03-17-2015, 05:38 AM
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Thanks for the info but I am still a bit confused. What to I have to do to sell in-apps to android users?
Use your appstore account. Google play and amazon support them. I haven't gone outside those stores so can't comment on other android stores.

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03-20-2015, 09:57 AM
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An AdMob representative told us that they are launching a feature that allows you to show either ads or IAPs in the same game, based on user behavior.

It sounds amazing, but I am not sure yet how it actually works...
03-21-2015, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Eggsavior View Post
An AdMob representative told us that they are launching a feature that allows you to show either ads or IAPs in the same game, based on user behavior.

It sounds amazing, but I am not sure yet how it actually works...

I would like to show ads and sell in-app tools. Is than not possible now?
03-23-2015, 04:24 AM
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I would like to show ads and sell in-app tools. Is than not possible now?
It is still possible. I don't know what makes you think it isn't?

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03-23-2015, 09:28 AM
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They mean, if it is a potentially paying user, according to Analytics data, they see IAPs; if not, they see ads. That's how I understood it... And, of course, as a developer, you have to opt in first to use this feature.

'Target the right users
Use audience segmentation in Google Analytics to group your users based on the actions they take within your app, and then target them with a customized experience. This enables you to promote your IAP to those users who are most likely to purchase, and show ads to the users who are not'
- from AdMob website.
03-23-2015, 09:39 AM
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And yes, first you have to create IAPs in your Developer Console and all that follows ) http://developer.android.com/google/...ing_admin.html
03-26-2015, 02:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Eggsavior View Post
They mean, if it is a potentially paying user, according to Analytics data, they see IAPs; if not, they see ads. That's how I understood it... And, of course, as a developer, you have to opt in first to use this feature.

'Target the right users
Use audience segmentation in Google Analytics to group your users based on the actions they take within your app, and then target them with a customized experience. This enables you to promote your IAP to those users who are most likely to purchase, and show ads to the users who are not'
- from AdMob website.
If I understand you correct they cannot buy IAs and see the advertising at the same time. Does that mean if they buy and IA they will not see the ads after? Also my IA is going to be free if you pick up enough bonus points, not sure if that is a different situation.