IAB Category API for Android Apps


Return the default store category and IAB category for every Android apps. You can also use the Advanced Query API to filter by IAB categories, starting from Professional plan or higher.

Definition

Endpoint:

GET https://data.42matters.com/api/v4.0/android/apps/category.json

Hits per request:

3

Rate limit:

30 QPS

Required plan:

basic or above.

Parameters

Name Required Description Available Values Default
access_token required Your access token for using this API. You can get it for FREE by signing up .
p required The package name identifying an Android application. Any publicly available Android app package name
callback optional If supplied, the response will use the JSONP format with a callback of the given name.

Responses

Status Code Indication Content-Type Body
200 Everything is OK application/json
Attribute Type Description
package_name String The app package name (unique identifier)
title String App title
market_url URL A deep link to the app page on Google Play
content_rating String Advisory rating of the app content
category String The app category (human-readable string)
cat_key String The app primary category key. Refer to the Google Play categories for more information.
cat_keys List of Strings All app category keys. E.g. family-friendly apps have multiple category keys. Refer to the Google Play categories for more information.
iab_v2 Array of Objects List of IAB v2.0 categories in the response. Each category contains: id, parent_id, name, type (type can be "declared_by_dev" or "inferred").
404 The package name is not found application/json Error object
402 Your request exceeds what's allowed by your current subscription plan application/json Error object
403 Your access token is not valid application/json Error object
429 Your request rate is over the limit application/json Error object

Example Request

Example Response

{
	"package_name": "com.tinder",
	"title": "Tinder",
	"market_url": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tinder&referrer=utm_source%3D42matters.com%26utm_medium%3Dapi",
	"content_rating": "Mature 17+",
	"category": "Lifestyle",
	"cat_key": "LIFESTYLE",
	"cat_keys": [
		"LIFESTYLE",
		"APPLICATION"
	],
	"iab_v2": [
		{
			"id": 239,
			"parent_id": null,
			"name": "Hobbies & Interests",
			"type": "declared_by_dev"
		},
		{
			"id": 188,
			"parent_id": 186,
			"name": "Dating",
			"type": "inferred"
		},
		{
			"id": 186,
			"parent_id": null,
			"name": "Family and Relationships",
			"type": "inferred"
		}
	]
}

Last Modified: 2018-05-31


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