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You're missing the ratings of users who did not leave comments. A large, significant number of users do not leave comments, but they do rate apps. This is what a developer will see in their dashboard, a breakdown of all ratings of their app: So I have an average rating of about 4.57 out of 331 ratings. However, in the dashboard I only have 6 pages of ...
If you want to provide feedback and/or do have a feature request that you want to have answered it would be best to write an eMail provided in the Android Market. It's located below the description and images of the app. Also you could check out the website if the developer does have a bugtracker and/or forum (which is often the case).
Yes, developers can reply to a user review. The user will get a notification via email. However, as of now this feature is only available for "those with a Top Developer badge." So not all developers can reply to your comments. Read this page from Android Developer blog for more details.
Nowadays, there's a Delete button on the Play website: So, the remainder of this post is just in case things change again at some later time, especially as in November 2012 Google has made things worse, but also kind of solved the problem for existing reviews by removing your name: Google Play is now connected with Google+ to help you find reviews you ...
I considered giving them a low rating in the market and writing in the comment that I would give them 5 stars if they included the "Move to SD card" option. Please, please, please don't do this. Us developers hate it when we are "threatened" with ratings. "5 stars if you do X", usually when X is the most random and obscure feature request, often not ...
Don't give them a lower rating ! I , for one , really look at the rating to see if a program is worth investigating. A fine program , just without the option to move to SD , is not, all of a sudden, a bad program. Look at their web sites, or at an email address visible in the market of in the program. If none is found , clearly specify it in the comments, ...
I'm sure about the developer's point-of-view, but it is possible for a user to rate the app with stars only (i.e. no title, no comment). This must be the reason why you're not seeing content for them.
As your comment suggested on the other answer (now deleted), you can't. The Android Marketplace app on Honeycomb seems to be very close to the web version which (at the time of posting) didn't allow ratings/comments. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news!
Navigate to Market, select Menu > Downloads and you will see the list of apps on your phone. Notice the My Rating section where you can star and comment on the app.
The newest version of the Market (3.1.6) allows you to rate apps now. I'm not sure exactly when it was released, but it was rolled out to the Motorola Xoom as part of the 4G LTE upgrade. There's an XDA thread for the new version which has discussion about installing it on other devices (I got the update when my Xoom was upgraded, so I'm not sure about ...
We'll reliable is somewhat subjective. But I can recommend App Brain (Play Store App) and App Aware (Play Store App). App Brain provides some additional features compared to the Play Store and App Aware allows you to follow app streams based on a topic (games, sw development, etc.). Both try to suggest you apps based on the apps that you have installed. And ...
Change your nickname in your Google account settings.
Once you've actually installed an application, open it up in the Market and the "My Review" section will appear -- you can give it a 1-5 star rating, and then submit comments. If you haven't installed (or have uninstalled the app)s, you can only view comments (or mark as spam). See Also: Market comment posting policy.
This is a good question, and one that I changed my mind on after reading each of the responses. After some thought I'd say consider your audience. The audience for the comments is the Android community. Most devs probably look in there but some might not. You should rate and comment on the app honestly, and with the intention of providing a useful ...
I've seen quite a few apps where the developer specifically says to leave feedback on their website, not on the Market comments. Remember that if you open up the details for an installed app from your Downloads list in the Market app most of them have a "Visit the developer's website" link. Apparently they can't see any more of the comments than we can and ...
Just to be clear: You cannot add a comment to an app until you have rated it (out of 5 stars). You cannot rate an app until you have installed it. Once you have installed and rated and app, then you can comment. (Even if you no longer have the app installed.)
Follow these steps: Go to your browser Go to Google home page At the top, click on Play Go to the bottom of the screen Click on My orders and settings (bottom left) Select the app you need to remove the comment from. There will be an option to edit or delete the comment. Hope this helps.
Your device name is also made public. But, it can be faked easily. As Play Store doesn't display who has starred, you'd be anonymous if you give star rating only. But, nothing can be said for future. I believe, Google stores this data and it can be made public based on TOS and PP we accepted in the beginning. No. Currently, there's no way to leave review ...
A star rating without a review/comment is anonymous. I don't think reviews/comments can be anonymous.
You cannot currently get that list. You may want to temporarily: Disable Auto-update Apps in the Google Play Settings menu on your device. Enable the Notifications checkbox. Choose when to update each app manually, once you see an update notification. Your existing review, or lack of review, is evident right there 1 inch down the app page if you are in in ...
As far as I know, this should in no affect your app's rating. This is something I do myself constantly with testing of my own apps. The only thing that will ultimately affect your rating are the number of stars your users give you. Yes, you can rate your own app, but you can only do it once. Uninstalling/re-installing shouldn't change your own rating to ...
Create a list in your office/organizer of all your apps, then, as you rate your apps go back to that list and mark them as rated. I know it's not automatically calculated for you thus not super convenient but hey, it has to be better than searching one by one. :-)
Every app has an associated e-mail address, most also have a website (on which you may find a contact form, Facebook/Twitter account or other means of communication). Use these to get in touch. Feel free to leave your request in the comments, it may be useful information for other users, but you don't have to give an unnecessarily harsh 1-star rating at ...
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