[Notice] Changes to Target SDK Version Requirements

[Notice] Changes to Target SDK Version Requirements

2018-09-28

Dear HUAWEI Developers, 


Please note that HUAWEI AppGallery has changed its requirements for target SDK version to provide users with a better mobile app experience in a secure environment. 


1. For apps released outside Chinese Mainland 

With effect from December 01, 2018, new and existing apps released outside Chinese Mainland are required to target at least Android 8.0 (SDK version 26 or above). 

With effect from December 01, 2018, apps that do not meet this requirement will be rejected or unable to release any updates in HUAWEI AppGallery. 


2. For apps released in Chinese Mainland 

With effect from May 01, 2019, new and existing apps released in Chinese Mainland are required to target at least Android 8.0 (SDK version 26 or above). 

With effect from May 01, 2019, new apps that do not meet this requirement will be rejected by HUAWEI AppGallery. With effect from August 01, 2019, existing apps that do not meet this requirement will not be able to release any updates in HUAWEI AppGallery. 

Please update your apps in advance. 



HUAWEI AppGallery 

September 28, 2018