Lookup API for Android Apps

Find an Android app that matches the specified package name on the Google Play Store™ and return full app details.



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

Hits per request:


Rate limit:

50 QPS


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
lang optional Return language-specific metadata. If no translation is available the default language of the app is used. Internationalized fields include t​itle, short_desc, description, what_is_new, screenshots. ID of Supported Languages en
app_country optional Return country-specific app metadata. Country-specific fields are include price, price_numeric, price_currency. If the country is not supported, then the default metadata of the app is returned. ID of Supported Countries US
fields optional Comma-separated list of fields to return. Premium fields such as email, similar, permissions require higher plans. See Android App Object for more details.
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 Android app object
404 The package name is not found 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

	"badges": [
		"Top Developer"
	"cat_int": 26,
	"cat_key": "GAME_ARCADE",
	"cat_keys": [
	"cat_type": 1,
	"category": "Arcade",
	"content_rating": "Everyone",
	"created": "2012-03-22T08:24:00+00:00",
	"description": "The #1 mobile game of all time blasts off into space!\n\nPlay over 300 interstellar levels across 10 planets \u2013 including our very own Solar System!\n\nWhether it\u2019s the icy orbs of Cold Cuts, the volcanic explosiveness of Red Planet, Utopia \u2013 a planet made entirely of junk food, or even our own Solar System, each episode offers intergalactic fun at every turn! And the low-gravity environment of space results in spectacular gameplay ranging from slow-motion puzzles to lightspeed destruction. With brand new birds, special abilities, and a whole galaxy to explore, the sky is no longer the limit!\n\n-----\n\n\u201cIntergalactic phenomenon worth every penny\u201d \u2013 AppCraver\n\n\u201cTakes the fundamental physics-based flinging of the original and turns it on its head... It's satisfying, yet completely familiar, and is heaps of pig-smashing fun.\u201d \u2013 Gamespot\n\n\u201cAnyone burnt out on vanilla bird flinging will enjoy the game's out-of-this-world adventure.\u201d -- IGN\n\n-----\n\n- Over 300 interstellar levels!\n- New playable characters!\n- Unique special abilities for each bird!\n- Zero-gravity space adventures!\n- Trick shots using planets\u2019 gravity!\n- Hidden bonus levels!\n- Beautifully detailed backgrounds!\n- Daily Missions!\n\n-----\n\nJoin the global phenomenon as it goes galactic!\n\nBecome a fan of Angry Birds on Facebook:\nhttp://facebook.angrybirds.com\n\nFollow us on Twitter:\nhttp://twitter.angrybirds.com\n\nTerms of Use: http://www.rovio.com/eula\nPrivacy Policy: http://www.rovio.com/privacy\n\nThis application may require internet connectivity and subsequent data transfer charges may apply.\n\n\nImportant Message for Parents\n\nThis game may include:\n- Direct links to social networking websites that are intended for an audience over the age of 13.\n- Direct links to the internet that can take players away from the game with the potential to browse any web page.\n- Advertising of Rovio products and also products from select partners.\n- The option to make in-app purchases. The bill payer should always be consulted beforehand.",
	"downloads": "1,000,000 - 5,000,000",
	"downloads_max": 5000000,
	"downloads_min": 1000000,
	"from_developer": [
	"i18n_lang": [
	"iap": true,
	"iap_max": 59.99,
	"iap_min": 0.99,
	"lang": "en",
	"market_update": "2015-07-03T00:00:00+00:00",
	"min_sdk": "2.3 and up",
	"package_name": "com.rovio.angrybirdsspace.premium",
	"price": "$1.15",
	"price_i18n_countries": [
	"price_numeric": 1.15,
	"promo_video": "https://www.youtube.com/embed/g6AL9YqRHaI?ps=play&vq=large&rel=0&autohide=1&showinfo=0&autoplay=1",
	"rating": 4.3043622970581,
	"ratings_1": 2131,
	"ratings_2": 499,
	"ratings_3": 947,
	"ratings_4": 2596,
	"ratings_5": 14687,
	"screenshots": [
	"short_desc": "The #1 mobile game of all time blasts off into space!",
	"size": 50331648,
	"title": "Angry Birds Space Premium",
	"version": "2.2.1",
	"website": "http://www.rovio.com",
	"what_is_new": "The New Horizons mission is reaching Pluto!\nCelebrate this historic occasion with your own space voyage \u2013 a brand new episode based on our corner of the universe \u2013 The Solar System!\n- 15 new levels \u2013 visit planets, comet, satellites and more\n- Watch unique videos directly from NASA experts\n- Learn about the solar system with fascinating trivia tidbits\n- Harness the power of S.P.A.R.K. \u2013 literally a smart bomb, drops knowledge AND destruction!\n- Keep tapping for Pluto!\n",
	"developer": "Rovio Entertainment Ltd.",
	"number_ratings": 20860,
	"price_currency": "$",
	"icon": "https://lh3.ggpht.com/aQaIEGrmba1ENSEgUtArdm3yhJUug7BRWlu_WaspoJusZyHv1rjlWtYqe_qRjE_Kmh1E=w300",
	"icon_72": "https://lh3.ggpht.com/aQaIEGrmba1ENSEgUtArdm3yhJUug7BRWlu_WaspoJusZyHv1rjlWtYqe_qRjE_Kmh1E=w72",
	"market_url": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rovio.angrybirdsspace.premium&referrer=utm_source%3D42matters.com%26utm_medium%3Dapi",
	"deep_link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rovio.angrybirdsspace.premium&referrer=utm_source%3D42matters.com%26utm_medium%3Dapi"

Last Modified: 2016-09-26

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