Structure your media app 5) Provide branding elements

5) Provide branding elements

The final design step for your media app is to provide your app icon and accent color.

Car makers will use these items to represent your brand whenever your content is visible.

Technical note:
The app icon is specified in the manifest declaration for your app, and the accent color is set in the app theme. For details, consult Specify an app icon and Customize the default theme.

Keep in mind the guidelines below.

Branding element guidelines

Requirement level

Guidelines

MUST

App developers must:

  • Provide a vector app icon in full color
  • Specify an accent color

Rationale:

  • Express app’s brand: Ensure that users recognize where content is coming from.