IAB Category API for Android Apps

Return the default store category and IAB category for every Android apps.



GET https://data.42matters.com/api/v2.0/android/apps/category.json

Hits per request:


Rate limit:

50 QPS

Required plan:

basic or above.


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.


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 Array of Objects List of IAB categories in the response. Each category contains: 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",
	"market_url": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tinder&referrer=utm_source%3D42matters.com%26utm_medium%3Dapi",
	"title": "Tinder",
	"content_rating": "Mature 17+",
	"category": "Lifestyle",
	"cat_key": "LIFESTYLE",
	"cat_keys": [
	"iab": [
			"id": "IAB14",
			"name": "Society",
			"type": "declared_by_dev"
			"id": "IAB14-1",
			"name": "Dating",
			"type": "inferred"

Last Modified: 2017-10-30

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