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page.title=Google+ Platform for Android
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<h1 itemprop="name" style="margin-bottom:0;">Google+ Platform for Android</h1>
<p itemprop="description">The Google+ platform for Android lets you authenticate a user
with the same credentials they use on Google every day. Once a user signs in with Google,
you can create more engaging experiences and drive usage of your app.</p>
<p>Explore the <a href="{@docRoot}reference/com/google/android/gms/plus/package-summary.html"
>Google+ Android API reference</a> or visit <a class="external-link"
href=""></a> for more
information about integrating Google+ into your app.</p>
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<h3 style="clear:left">Key Developer Features</h3>
<h4>Trusted authentication</h4>
<p>Google+ Sign-In is a simple, trusted, and secure way to let people sign in
to your app with their Google credentials and bring along their Google+ info.
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<a href=""
class="external-link">Add sign-in</a>.</p>
<h4>Access the profile and social graph</h4>
<p>Once users have signed in with Google, your app can welcome them by name,
display their picture, connect them with friends, and lots more.
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<a href=""
class="external-link">Access the social graph</a>.</p>
<h4>Stand out in the stream</h4>
<p>Interactive posts is a rich way of sharing to Google+. It lets users prompt friends
to take specific actions in your app from a Google+ post, like "listen," "RSVP," "check-in,"
and over 100 more actions. <br />
<a class="external-link"
href="">Post interactive content</a>.</p>
<h4>Recommend content</h4>
<p>Add a native +1 button so users can recommend content from your app. These endorsements
can give your app more credibility and help it grow faster. <br />
<a class="external-link"
href="">Add the +1 button</a>.</p>
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<h3 style="clear:left">Getting Started</h3>
<h4>1. Get the Google Play services SDK</h4>
<p>The Google+ Android APIs are part of the Google Play services platform.</p>
<p>To get started, <a href="{@docRoot}google/play-services/setup.html">set up
the Google Play services SDK</a>.
<h4>2. Run the sample</h4>
<p>Once you've installed the Google Play services package, you can run the Google+ sample located in
<code>&lt;android-sdk&gt;/extras/google-play-services/samples/plus</code>. However, before
you can run the sample, you need to register your app in the Google APIs Console.</p>
<p>See <a class="external-link"
href="">Getting Started with
the Google+ Platform for Android</a> for more information about how to get the sample up and
<h4>3. Read the documentation</h4>
<p>Read the <a href="">Google+ Platform
Terms of Service</a>.</p>
<p>For quick access while developing your Android apps, the
<a href="{@docRoot}reference/com/google/android/gms/plus/package-summary.html">Google+
API reference</a> is available here on</p>
<p>Detailed documentation for the Google+ Android APIs is available with the rest of the
Google+ developer documents at <a class="external-link"