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Android Apps Reskinning for Beginners – A practical approach

Learn how to reskin mobile apps from start to finish and be a part of an industry that attracts million of users.
Cristian Gradisteanu
1,960 students enrolled
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By taking this course you will be able to get into the mobile apps business overnight and with limited budget

Over 7 hours of content. Step by step tutorial for complete beginners. More advanced topics also covered like ASO, graphics editing, sound editing, etc.

Users feedback:

*** Best course app reskinning thank you for taking step by step process regarding in all things creating app to publishing it on play store. – Ankam Academy***

*** Very high quality course! The explanation is clear, vivid, with plenty of examples! Really enjoy it! Cristian carefully explains everything needed for creating successful Android project! The apps’ niche in 2016 is huge and reskinning the apps is one of the ways for testing Google Play store and then (hopefully) build your own app 🙂 Thank you very much Cristian Gradisteanu! Really, really recommended course for every Android App enthusiast! – Alex ***

*** Excellent course! Learn so much practical material here! – Shiri Kryn ***

Ever wanted to create mobile games but didn’t know where to start or thought that you will never succeed?

With Android Apps Re-skinning for Beginners you will have both of fun, and hopefully profit while re-skinning Android apps. Why fail when trying to create an app from scratch, investing hundreds of dollars, when you can legally modify an existing one? And the best part…you get to publish the app and attract millions of potential users on Google Play Store and other Android Marketplaces. Start you Mobile App Empire today with Android Apps Re-skinning for Beginners !

No programming experience is required, I will show you STEP BY STEP what you need to edit in your code in order to re-skin your App and be able to submit it to any Android Marketplace including Google Play Store and Amazon Apps.

The course is suitable for beginners and more advanced users also (please read through the reviews left from beginners students that were able to upload their Android Apps on the Play Store without any prior Android programming knowledge.

Who is this course for?

  • anyone willing to start creating mobile applications but doesn’t have the necessary programming skills or funds to start from zero
  • entrepreneurs looking to develop a passive income
  • students that want to dive into mobile application programming following real world examples and not just theory
  • developers searching to increase their skills in Java or mobile applications development

Please watch the free lessons for more information on what to expect from this course.

Course Introduction

Course Introduction & Objectives

Hi, I'm Cristian Gradisteanu and I'll be your instructor for Android App Re-skinning for Beginners.

In this first lecture you will get to learn a few things about me and about the course objectives.

What is App Reskinning

What app re-skinning means and what you can expect from it.

How much money do you need to get started

Starting to re-skin apps doesn't have to cost much. In this lecture we discuss about the costs that app re-skinning involves.

Development Environment Setup

Installing Java JDK on Windows

How to install and configure Java JDK on Windows.

Installing Java JDK on Mac OS X

Installing Java JDK on Mac OS X.

What is Android Studio ?

A few words about the main Android IDE at this time.

Installing Android Studio

How to install Android Studio.

Installing additional components

Adding the components packages to Android Studio.

Updating Android Studio

How to update the IDE.

Where to look for help when got stuck

Important lecture discussing how to obtain or search for help in case you got stuck with your re-skinning or development process.

App Reskinning

Search for source code on GitHub

Looking for some free source codes on GitHub.

Finding source code on other websites

Looking at other websites for source codes.

How to pick a game or what to avoid when choosing one

Don't waste your money on any game! Here are some tips to follow when looking for a game.

Importing the source code in Android Studio

Import your game source code in Android Studio.

Running the game in the emulator

Test your game in the Android Studio emulator to make sure that runs as expected.

Editing car image part 1

Editing game assets - Images.

Editing car image part 2

Editing game assets - Images - part 2.

Renaming the Package ID

Renaming the package ID is an important part of the re-skinning process. One that you should not skip.

Adding Google Play Services library to your Project

Adding more Google Play Services to your game has never been easier with Android Studio.

Changing the Ad IDs

How to replace the Admob ID with yours. Otherwise you will not be able to make any profit :)

Adding Interstitial Ads to your game

Interstitial Ads are very important in mobile Apps. Here we learn how to add these to our game.

Replacing music files

How to replace the game music.

Changing the game icon

Changing the game icon also has an impact on its ASO.

Running the game on a real device

Time to test our game on a real Android device.

Odesk account creation and job posting

Odesk outsourcing.

Using Fiverr Gigs

Fiverr outsourcing.

App publishing

Creating your Google Developer account

Create your Google developer account in order to benefit from Google Services and get access to Google Play Store as a developer.

Generating the release version APK

Generating the release version of your game. How to prepare it for prime-time.

Creating your Google Play Store listing

Creating the Google Play Store listing is one of the deciding factors on your game success.

Monetizing Apps

Android Apps Monetizing

Time to make some money, let's monetize this game!


Introduction to Android Studio - the new IDE from Google

Android Studio - the No 1 Android development IDE.

Adding Google Analytics to your Game

Keep track of those users. Keep them happy! Know every move they make with Google Analytics.

Adding RevMob to your Game

Adding the RevMob monetization network to our game.

Adding Chartboost to your Game

Chartboost is another important monetization network and we add that to our game also.

It's all about Keywords

Keywords, keywords, keywords...it's all about them :)

Publishing your App on other Android Marketplaces

There is still life on other...marketplaces. Meet Amazon Marketplace, Samsung and a few others.

Older videos - Eclipse IDE version

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