I’m attempting to upload a variation of Tappy Chicken to Google Play to test the process (as I am new to this) and am receiving the following error:
You uploaded a debuggable APK. For security reasons you need to disable debugging
before it can be published in Google Play. Learn more about debuggable APKs.
You uploaded an APK that was signed in debug mode. You need to sign your APK in release mode.
Learn more about signing.”
I packaged the APK for “Shipping,” trying both Android and Android (ETC1), and have also attempted uploading other packaged projects, receiving the same “Debug Mode” error.
I did obtain a key and sign it as per instructions, and am using 4.2.0.
After searching around, I found this post from May:
“Engine/Source/UnrealBuildTool/Android/UEDeployAndroid.cs ( c# runtime compiled file )
Function: MakeAPK the bForDistribution parameter was always false, even if I ticked for
distribution in the package settings before packaging via the editor.
This was causing the ant build to be called with ‘debug’, and the APK file created in the
compiled manifest as debuggable, and obviously the play store indicated my apk was debuggable,
and couldn’t use it… Also could see it in the build log.”
This sounds like my problem, and my build log also says “for development”, but I haven’t located the file to change this. Any help, please? An aspirin would be nice too.