Our platform and policies constantly evolve to improve the user experience and create a safer ecosystem. This page is updated with the latest information about these policies, including any changes you may be required to make. Thanks for keeping your apps and games up to date.

Timeline

Date Policy Update
January 2023 Apps must comply with the Deceptive Ads policy update.
February 2023 Apps must comply with the Stalkerware policy update.
May 2023 Apps must comply with the Families Self-Certified Ads SDK policy.
June 2023 Migrate from SafetyNet Attestation to Play Integrity API.
July 2023 Apps must comply with Exact Alarm Permission policy update.
June 2024 SafetyNet Attestation will be turned off.
We’re updating Google Play policies related to Kids & Families: Self-Certified Ads SDK, Deceptive Ads, and more. Compliance deadlines start December 16, though some policies have longer grace periods.

Past deadlines

We’ve shared more details to help developers get prepared for the upcoming Data safety section. This feature is a simple way for you to showcase your app’s privacy and security practices, as well as explain what data may be collected and why.
We’re updating Google Play policies related to permissions, subscriptions, and other policies. Compliance deadlines start August 31. Some policies may have longer grace periods.