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 Examples

API Parameters

store

Required

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

Organic results overview

Organic results overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "organic_results": [
    {
      "title": "Recommended for you",
      "see_more_link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/cluster?clp=ogoKCAEqAggBUgIIAQ%3D%3D:S:ANO1ljJG6Aw&gsr=Cg2iCgoIASoCCAFSAggB:S:ANO1ljLKNqE",
      "see_more_token": "Cg2iCgoIASoCCAFSAggB:S:ANO1ljLKNqE",
      "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play&gl=us&hl=en&see_more_token=Cg2iCgoIASoCCAFSAggB%3AS%3AANO1ljLKNqE&store=apps",
      "items": [
        {
          "title": "WhatsApp Messenger",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp",
          "product_id": "com.whatsapp",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.whatsapp&store=apps",
          "description": "Simple. Reliable. Private.",
          "rating": 4.1,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "WhatsApp LLC",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=WhatsApp+LLC"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/bYtqbOcTYOlgc6gqZ2rwb8lptHuwlNE75zYJu6Bn076-hTmvd96HH-6v7S0YUAAJXoJN=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Messenger – Text and Video Chat for Free",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.orca",
          "product_id": "com.facebook.orca",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.facebook.orca&store=apps",
          "description": "Free group video chat, video calls, voice calls and text messaging.",
          "rating": 4,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Facebook",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Facebook"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/ldcQMpP7OaVmglCF6kGas9cY_K0PsJzSSosx2saw9KF1m3RHaEXpH_9mwBWaYnkmctk=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Instagram",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.instagram.android",
          "product_id": "com.instagram.android",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.instagram.android&store=apps",
          "description": "Create & share photos, stories, & clips with the friends you love.",
          "rating": 3.8,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Instagram",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Instagram"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/h9jWMwqb-h9hjP4THqrJ50eIwPekjv7QPmTpA85gFQ10PjV02CoGAcYLLptqd19Sa1iJ=s128-rw"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    {
      "title": "Communication",
      "see_more_link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/cluster?clp=ogooCAEaHAoWcmVjc190b3BpY18yeHFtSWFsRGswRRA7GAMqAggBUgIIAg%3D%3D:S:ANO1ljJbU0o&gsr=CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljXzJ4cW1JYWxEazBFEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC:S:ANO1ljJ1lOk",
      "see_more_token": "CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljXzJ4cW1JYWxEazBFEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC:S:ANO1ljJ1lOk",
      "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play&gl=us&hl=en&see_more_token=CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljXzJ4cW1JYWxEazBFEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC%3AS%3AANO1ljJ1lOk&store=apps",
      "items": [
        {
          "title": "Snapchat",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.snapchat.android",
          "product_id": "com.snapchat.android",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.snapchat.android&store=apps",
          "description": "Share the moment!",
          "rating": 4.3,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Snap Inc",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Snap+Inc"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/KxeSAjPTKliCErbivNiXrd6cTwfbqUJcbSRPe_IBVK_YmwckfMRS1VIHz-5cgT09yMo=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Telegram",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.telegram.messenger",
          "product_id": "org.telegram.messenger",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=org.telegram.messenger&store=apps",
          "description": "Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security.",
          "rating": 4.3,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Telegram FZ-LLC",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Telegram+FZ-LLC"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/ZU9cSsyIJZo6Oy7HTHiEPwZg0m2Crep-d5ZrfajqtsH-qgUXSqKpNA2FpPDTn-7qA5Q=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "WhatsApp Business",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp.w4b",
          "product_id": "com.whatsapp.w4b",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.whatsapp.w4b&store=apps",
          "description": "Simple tool for businesses to talk to their customers.",
          "rating": 4.2,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "WhatsApp LLC",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=WhatsApp+LLC"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/ebs6ftYUkOKlDY0M174OpvargwbDyHUVAnO_G5aE0dL5GBQKCtfh3adN5H3ZMThXogDi=s128-rw"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    {
      "title": "Editors' Choice apps",
      "see_more_link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/cluster?clp=ogooCAEaHAoWcmVjc190b3BpY19vbDFxdl9tODloVRA7GAMqAggBUgIIAg%3D%3D:S:ANO1ljLnmTE&gsr=CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljX29sMXF2X204OWhVEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC:S:ANO1ljJBunU",
      "see_more_token": "CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljX29sMXF2X204OWhVEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC:S:ANO1ljJBunU",
      "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play&gl=us&hl=en&see_more_token=CiuiCigIARocChZyZWNzX3RvcGljX29sMXF2X204OWhVEDsYAyoCCAFSAggC%3AS%3AANO1ljJBunU&store=apps",
      "items": [
        {
          "title": "Netflix",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.netflix.mediaclient",
          "product_id": "com.netflix.mediaclient",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.netflix.mediaclient&store=apps",
          "description": "Netflix is the leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies.",
          "rating": 4.3,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Netflix, Inc.",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Netflix,+Inc."
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/TBRwjS_qfJCSj1m7zZB93FnpJM5fSpMA_wUlFDLxWAb45T9RmwBvQd5cWR5viJJOhkI=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Pinterest",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pinterest",
          "product_id": "com.pinterest",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.pinterest&store=apps",
          "description": "One destination for a world of inspiration.",
          "rating": 4.6,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Pinterest",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Pinterest"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/dVsv8Hc4TOUeLFAahxR8KANg22W9dj2jBsTW1VHv3CV-5NCZjP9D9i2j5IpfVx2NTB8=s128-rw"
        },
        {
          "title": "Messenger Lite: Free Calls & Messages",
          "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.mlite",
          "product_id": "com.facebook.mlite",
          "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.facebook.mlite&store=apps",
          "description": "A faster version of Messenger that works in all network conditions",
          "rating": 3.9,
          "extansion": {
            "name": "Facebook",
            "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Facebook"
          },
          "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/I6iR-zi371fJJsGnqwnY8uUmeYqv-_erzVbVBhyASixDReX2JUuIhgXjtV9OrA-_nQI=s128-rw"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    ...
  ],
  ...
}

Items highlights overview

Items highlights overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "items_highlight": [
    [
      {
        "title": "Create videos seamlessly",
        "subtitle": "AI powered editor",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quvideo.xiaoying",
        "product_id": "com.quvideo.xiaoying",
        "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.quvideo.xiaoying&store=apps",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/gvDB9s_wZf3Yqnj77t6_AA_Fd9yoQXXV7L_LHqjuEK5aIkvQoygJFQZCJyj0A8YBtOUSrDr5eg"
      },
      {
        "title": "Take your video to another level",
        "subtitle": "Start Vlogging in 4K",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cyberlink.powerdirector.DRA140225_01",
        "product_id": "com.cyberlink.powerdirector.DRA140225_01",
        "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.cyberlink.powerdirector.DRA140225_01&store=apps",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/d7PY5HzsLsmC4cmpFtpE54MKevWvwi-OO2fXepHbncQev9O3pHz7j2Aii18LLPdBvxKtxOUwMik"
      },
      {
        "title": "New effects added weekly",
        "subtitle": "Make awesome videos",
        "link": "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nexstreaming.app.kinemasterfree",
        "product_id": "com.nexstreaming.app.kinemasterfree",
        "serpapi_link": "https://serpapi.com/search.json?engine=google_play_product&gl=us&hl=en&product_id=com.nexstreaming.app.kinemasterfree&store=apps",
        "thumbnail": "https://play-lh.googleusercontent.com/CUcs3qXyCHwanYv2MAN9xnaS6PMKNWCiFw0EgneKb6JXpn_EmrOsM7ira6flcFnA1KuKrHm152uX"
      },
      ...
    ],
    ...
  ],
  ...
}