App Reviews API


Get app reviews data for an Android app available on Google Play Store.

Definition

Endpoint:

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

Hits per request:

3

Rate limit:

5 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
rating optional Filter reviews with a specific rating value. A valid integer number in the range 1 to 5, for example: 4
start_date optional Get reviews newer than this date. A valid date in the format yyyy-MM-dd, for example: 2016-05-24
end_date optional Get reviews older than this date. A valid date in the format yyyy-MM-dd, for example: 2016-05-30
days optional Set the date range from yesterday to the specified number of days in the past. This field overwrites start_date and end_date. 1-30 30 (if no start_date and end_date)
lang optional Return language-specific reviews. ID of Supported Languages
limit optional Number of reviews to return. 1-100 10
page optional Page based on the limit parameter, used for pagination. 1 - max pages. 1
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
developer String App developer name
number_ratings Integer Number of app ratings
rating Double App rating (from 0 to 5, 5 highest)
icon URL Full-sized icon. Format can be either webp or png. In order to request png format, remove the trailing "-rw" from the url.
icon_72 URL App icon (72x72 pixels)
price String App price with currency (if paid)
market_url URL A deep link to the app page on Google Play
start_date Date A date in the format: yyyy-MM-dd
end_date Date A date in the format: yyyy-MM-dd
number_reviews Integer Number of reviews returned
total_reviews Integer Number of reviews available based on query/filters used
page Integer Current page
limit Integer Maximum number of reviews per page.
total_pages Integer Number of pages available based on "limit" parameter.
reviews Array of Objects Sorted list of reviews objects in the response. Each reviews contains: author_id, rating, lang, content, date, app_version.
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.google.android.apps.plus",
	"title": "Google+",
	"developer": "Google Inc.",
	"number_ratings": 4083073,
	"rating": 4.2179474830627,
	"icon": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N-AY2XwXafWq4TQWfua6VyjPVQvTGRdz9CKOHaBl2nu2GVg7zxS886X5giZ9yY2qIjPh=w300",
	"icon_72": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N-AY2XwXafWq4TQWfua6VyjPVQvTGRdz9CKOHaBl2nu2GVg7zxS886X5giZ9yY2qIjPh=w72",
	"market_url": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.plus&referrer=utm_source%3D42matters.com%26utm_medium%3Dapi",
	"price": "",
	"start_date": "2017-08-24",
	"reviews": [
		{
			"author_id": "6b271f13d3d316b95036f8327cdb62bf",
			"rating": 5,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Very nice app",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "35ecfbe824f2c3147a5337508a9c6d54",
			"rating": 4,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "I like it... bcs its so simple to make a new frnd and best sharing....",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "0e8d6fa6065e0e150e34f6479a7f9d71",
			"rating": 5,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "I am amazed of how efficient with knowledge, technology, worldwide support, and the desires to do, learn and know anything, is at the tips of our fingers with Google!\ud83d\ude00",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "361f2d1ed6984f08024d37c73edf795a",
			"rating": 4,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Should update the servers",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "1918300315d8fcd50c99c6e216545e09",
			"rating": 2,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "It's a ghost town.",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "2bca0228e5c88dcf7c3db8c0aeab48bc",
			"rating": 5,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Very nice app",
			"date": "2017-09-23",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "b12f49db7810a319613894981962c5e5",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "",
			"date": "2017-09-22",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "4ebeb4cce4d8903e4558e0d5ff0286a7",
			"rating": 3,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "It's ok but it should be filtered for inappropriate photos and words that groups post for all to see lots of groups letting porn pictures through",
			"date": "2017-09-22",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "2f224e825bc8b274e90836fe9193d58d",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Should be auto likes ! To much bias people don't give a Stars at all",
			"date": "2017-09-22",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "3bf5ef47a4165854714db9f2d5f88b29",
			"rating": 5,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "This is very good to have when you have lost your important pictures and videos I like it a lot",
			"date": "2017-09-22",
			"app_version": "VARIES"
		}
	],
	"number_reviews": 10,
	"total_reviews": 787,
	"page": 1,
	"limit": 10,
	"total_pages": 79
}

Last Modified: 2016-09-26


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