You notice a rejection error related to "Violation for Families Policy Requirements" on your Google Developer Console. This article explains why this occurs and how you can resolve this issue.
In the Google Developer Console, while you uploaded your app's APK file onto the Google Play Store, you received the following rejection message due to a policy violation:
Publishing Status: Rejected
After review, your app has been rejected and wasn't published due to a policy violation. If you submitted an update, the previous version of your app is still available on Google Play. However, the previous version of your app may be subject to removal if you do not resolve the issue outlined below.
Issue: Violation of Families Policy Requirements
Apps that contain elements that appeal to children must comply with all Families Policy Requirements. We found the following issue(s) with your app:
- Having access to the Google Developer Account
Log in to the App Dashboard on the CMS platform.
Navigate to Settings.
On your Google Developer Account, during the APK upload process, on the left pane, expand the Store presence menu.
Select Store listing.
- Read through the Families Policy Requirements (and the Designed for Families Program Requirements, if applicable) and make appropriate changes to your app.
- Before submitting, make sure that your app is compliant with all the other Developer Program Policies.
Further enforcement can occur if there are other policy violations.
The APK upload process completes successfully without any errors.