Google Play Apps Store API

When a Google Play Apps store contains organic results, they are parsed and exist within the organic_results array in the JSON output. Organic results can contain: title, link, see_more_token, and items. Items can contain: title, link, description, rating, extansion, price, thumbnail, and more.

To scrape Google Play Apps store with SerpApi, create a search with these parameters:

API Parameters

store

Required

Parameter must be set to apps. (I.e., store=apps)

API Examples

Organic results overview

Organic results overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "organic_results": [
    {
      "title": "Recommended for you",
      "items": [
        {
          "title": "YouTube",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.youtube",
          "product_id": "com.google.android.youtube",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.google.android.youtube&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.2,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/lMoItBgdPPVDJsNOVtP26EKHePkwBg-PkuY9NOrc-fumRtTFP4XhpUNk_22syN4Datc=s256-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Google Chrome: Fast & Secure",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.chrome",
          "product_id": "com.android.chrome",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.android.chrome&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.2,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/KwUBNPbMTk9jDXYS2AeX3illtVRTkrKVh5xR1Mg4WHd0CG2tV4mrh1z3kXi5z_warlk=s256-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Gmail",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.gm",
          "product_id": "com.google.android.gm",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.google.android.gm&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.2,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/KSuaRLiI_FlDP8cM4MzJ23ml3og5Hxb9AapaGTMZ2GgR103mvJ3AAnoOFz1yheeQBBI=s256-rw"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    {
      "title": "Communication",
      "items": [
        {
          "title": "Messages",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.messaging",
          "product_id": "com.google.android.apps.messaging",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.google.android.apps.messaging&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.2,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/OY4rxeNTPaHwyOTZ-RUooqJvPnO5QUYmQcw0dhD90Mu6UWItOSZfQv7ks_FscbBow0M=s256-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Discord - Chat, Talk & Hangout",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.discord",
          "product_id": "com.discord",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.discord&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.5,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/0oO5sAneb9lJP6l8c6DH4aj6f85qNpplQVHmPmbbBxAukDnlO7DarDW0b-kEIHa8SQ=s256-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Google Voice",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.googlevoice",
          "product_id": "com.google.android.apps.googlevoice",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.google.android.apps.googlevoice&store=apps",
          "rating": 4.4,
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/Gf8ufuFbtfXO5Y6JuZjnG0iIpZh21zNTqZ5aiAXO8mA38mvXzY-1s27FWbGlp51paQ=s256-rw"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    ...
  ],
  ...
}

Items highlights overview

Items highlights overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "items_highlight": [
    [
      {
        "title": "Apps for community",
        "subtitle": "Together with Pride",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/editorial?id=mc_apps_edit_all__pride_2022_collection_fcp_",
        "product_id": "mc_apps_edit_all__pride_2022_collection_fcp_",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/fFpn0SSxFhRf5koV_F_gAI6jn3vi-UsX9G8DCze4Gnz4fT2i4NBxndvMKq9z1Sg2PwsOMZdgJiU=w490-h245-rw"
      },
      {
        "title": "A space for everyone",
        "subtitle": "Together with Pride",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.reddit.frontpage",
        "product_id": "com.reddit.frontpage",
        "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.reddit.frontpage&store=apps",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/VEYd1-1s41rCSzWq3o1xC6MTuEWXDZ-J3daB0f4VhkRNSLllwXqyTA44LPrzqLixfEGLjwZlVoU=w490-h245-rw"
      },
      {
        "title": "Taimi’s business developer",
        "subtitle": "Meet Helen Virt",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/editorial?id=mc_pride22_taimi_fcp",
        "product_id": "mc_pride22_taimi_fcp",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/ZP1RVUIEsk4SrHiLZcdDiEjOeeyoQlyeVbsMi0uYExmlBNpSThHs4CrOLAT9imsD9td-c_iQc4k=w490-h245-rw"
      },
      ...
    ],
    [
      {
        "title": "Subscribe to your favorite creators",
        "subtitle": "Check it out",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zhiliaoapp.musically",
        "product_id": "com.zhiliaoapp.musically",
        "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.zhiliaoapp.musically&store=apps",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/pMydVXCRFVaGpcm_vIShD-RW4Zixv4XCvhEF_Wwxv1KqNxwnA-MCFbdX0ka-OufE0_FjEQXHItA=w490-h245-rw"
      }
    ]
  ],
  ...
}

App highlight overview

Some searches can contain the app_highlight. This block will usualy show up when searching for a specific app
App highlight overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "app_highlight": {
    "title": "Stripe Dashboard",
    "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stripe.android.dashboard",
    "product_id": "com.stripe.android.dashboard",
    "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.stripe.android.dashboard&store=apps",
    "rating": 3.9,
    "reviews": 13000,
    "content_rating": {
      "text": "Everyone",
      "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/IciOnDFecb5Xt50Q2jlcNC0LPI7LEGxNojroo-s3AozcyS-vDCwtq4fn7u3wZmRna8OewG9PBrWC-i7i=w48-h16-rw"
    },
    "downloads": "500K+",
    "author": "Stripe, Inc.",
    "description": "Track your Stripe payments on the go",
    "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/2PS6w7uBztfuMys5fgodNkTwTOE6bLVB2cJYbu5GHlARAK36FzO5bUfMDP9cEJk__cE=s64-rw",
    "images": [
      "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/yuZ1kGOikwzgI2zDB7eXItqJrpnTarkeYArZG87kEZZ26bVJtUnup2LpZecQqaoSM78x=w526-h296-rw",
      "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/W2bCmYwx1QYF_u7rNhRzZvvyRhURoxCvCIL6pEVhe3peluN37F8HkA7GY9y77jyQ2Nw=w526-h296-rw",
      "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/MaAmi047sX53hf4arKfQTYHYNunKeLfFG3lGn2Af8gzxToJSoYmpKQEVRpJB7NA5hCRR=w526-h296-rw",
      "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/_0iiRqlHn4lsvAEd1HnNVCiK1_useSP28W6ANpQTs6Vqn4zM76wkPiZoLDETczw5t1Y=w526-h296-rw"
    ],
    "offers": [
      {
        "text": "Install",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stripe.android.dashboard&rdid=com.stripe.android.dashboard&feature=md&offerId"
      }
    ]
  },
  ...
}