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Configure Google Play Appstore Connector


Configure Google Play Appstore Connector

The Appstore Connector app is not available for sale now. However, we will continue to support it for customers who already purchased this app.

After installing the Appstore Connector app, take the following steps to set up the app:

  1. Configure custom fields
  2. Configure settings

Configure Custom Fields

  1. Navigate to Platform > Object Manager in the left navigation menu, and then click the Standard Objects tab.
  2. Locate the Subscription object and click Subscription in the Label column.
  3. Click the Create icon create.png to add and save the following custom fields for Google Play Appstore Connector respectively: 
    Name Field Type Options Max Length Description
    Default Value Required
    Source System Picklist GooglePlay N/A Identifies the Appstore Connector. GooglePlay No
    Receipt ID Text N/A 255 The Receipt ID associated with the Goole Play account (Leave blank) No
    PackageName Text N/A 255 The package name of the application for which the subscription was purchased. For example, ‘com.some.thing’). (Leave blank) No
    Token Text N/A 255 The token provided to your device when the subscription was purchased. (Leave blank) No

    Note that the Source System custom field should only be created once for all Appstore Connector instances, including Amazon, Apple, and Google Play. If the Source System custom field already exists, add GooglePlay to the Picklist values. 

Configure Settings

  1. Launch the installed Appstore Connector app instance.
  2. Click the Settings tab. 
  3. Complete the schedule details:
    1. Select Google Play as the Connector Type. If you are using multiple connectors, more than one connector can be selected.
    2. Enter or select a date in the Ignore Invoices Due Before field. The source system will ignore the invoices that were processed before this date. In addition, optionally select the following check boxes as needed:
      • Support Discounts - Allows the connector to correctly parse discount objects.
      • Use Both Date and Time for Cancellations Instead of Exclusively Date - Using both date and time allows subscriptions to be cancelled at the exact date and time instead of just the date. 
    3. Select one of the following days to be used as the payment date from the Payment Date dropdown list:
      • Invoice due date - The day where the invoice is due.
      • Day of Processing - The day where the payment starts processing.
    4. In the Google Play section, select the cancellation type from the Cancellation Type dropdown list:
      • Specific Date -  Subscriptions are cancelled on a specific date.
      • End of Last Invoice Period - Subscriptions are cancelled at the end of the last invoice period.
      • Blocked - Subscriptions are cancelled because they get blocked.
    5. (Optional) Select the Enable Orders check box if your Zuora tenant uses Orders. If this check box is not selected but the Orders feature is used, the app will not operate as intended. 
      See the Zuora Knowledge Center for more information related to the Orders feature.
    6. Select the payment method received from Google Play in the Payment Method drop-down list.
    7. Select the time zone from the Timezone drop-down list. Zuora strongly recommends you to select the same time zone as for your Zuora tenant to avoid payment errors.
    8. In the drop-down list below Timezone, select the time frame of the schedule and complete the details of the selected time frame. The Timezone field and schedule builder are used to set how frequently the data is synchronized. It is recommended to set a Daily schedule and align the timezone to your Zuora tenant, which can align operations and ensure the app displays the latest data. The Interval field displays the specified schedules as a Cron expression and needs no further configuration. 

      If you have enabled multiple connectors, they will execute on the same schedule but be processed separately by the Source System identified in the subscription. 

  4. Click Update.