Google Search Console Performance Report Gets Android App Filter

Apr 8, 2019 • 8:17 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization


I was checking stuff in Google Search Console and I see a filter in the search appearance filter within the performance report for Android apps. It seems it is showing data from March 29th. I've never seen that filter there before but it seems to be there now.

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In the Google docs for search appearance filters - Android app is not listed there. What are listed include AMP article rich results, AMP non-rich results, event, Google Play Instant, job listings, job details, media actions, rich result, search result link and web light result.

So I guess this may be a new filter to show Android apps that lead to this? I am not sure if this is the Search Engine Roundtable app or other apps that cause this data to show?

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: Google just posted after this story went live - I pinged John Mueller about it, and they posted on Twitter that this is a new feature for sites that have Android apps associated sites their web sites - like we do.

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