Android SDK integration for developers


1. Overview

AppsFlyer Android SDK provides app install and event recording functionality as part of the AppsFlyer attribution solution. 

Embed the SDK in your app to record installs, sessions, and additional in-app events, for example, in-app purchases and game levels, to evaluate user engagement levels.

1.1 SDK integration—what you need to do

Tab Purpose After completion

SDK integration (Mandatory)

Add and configure the SDK
  • A new organic install in your app dashboard.
  • A new non-organic install in your app's dashboard.

Core APIs (Recommended)

Measure in-app events, revenue, perform deep linking, and gather conversion data
  • In-app events and revenue appear on your dashboard.
  • You are able to perform deep linking.

Additional APIs

Implement and use optional APIs

Check the additional APIs list, as some APIs may be vital for your business plan. Example: Uninstall measurement, or referrals attribution.

  • You are able to measure uninstalls, referrals, and user engagement with push notifications.

API reference

Quick reference of the SDK APIs for developers


1.2 SDK compatibility with Android platforms

  • Starting Android V4.0
  • Non-mobile Android-based platforms such as Smart TVs, including Amazon Fire TV
  • Out-of store markets for Android apps, like Amazon, and Baidu
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  • Hi there!

    AppsFlyer Android SDK version 5.2.0 has been released.
    Why should you update to it?

    Besides maintenance and bug fixes the new version introduces the following features :
    * Allow initialization of SDK in any activity
    * Extended security, logging, and debugging capabilities

    If you use these features or haven't updated the SDK in a while, we recommend doing so.

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  • Hello there!

    AppsFlyer Android SDK version 5.3.0 has been released!

    In addition to regular maintenance and bug fixes, the following features have been introduced:
    * Direct deep linking attribution data can be accessed at any time
    * Additional parameters are available for cross-promotion impressions

    If you need these features or haven't updated the SDK in a while, we recommend doing so.


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  • Hi everyone!

    AppsFlyer Android SDK version 5.4.1 has been released! This version includes general bug fixes and improvements, plus a new setSharingFilter API that allows advertisers to control sharing data with integrated partners/networks.

    If you need these features or haven't updated the SDK in a while, this is a great time to do so :)

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