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Android Version History

v4.2.0

( 13 Nov 2019 )

  • Remove initialization race conditions.
  • Do not auto-initialize sessions, make calling initSession a mandatory step required of Branch SDK users (officially this was already implied).
  • Overload reInitSession with different callbacks and start advertising it to users as the official way to handle session reinitialization in cases where activity is in foreground and is being reopened.
  • Make sure carrier field does not contain an empty string, omit the field instead.

v4.1.2

( 30 Oct 2019 )

  • Removed fabric artifacts.
  • Closed field gaps with TUNE SDK.
  • Fixed sharing links on devices without a touchscreen.
  • Configurable CDN endpoint.
  • Refactored codebase to follow Android Studio project structure.
  • Decoupled LifecycleObserver from main Branch.java class.

v4.1.1

( 07 Oct 2019 )

  • Support for Fire OS.
  • Do not collect advertising ID when limit ad tracking is enabled.
  • Reset advertising ID and limit ad tracking values every time app becomes visible.

v4.1.0

( 26 Sep 2019 )

  • Added support for Cross-Platform ID (CPID) & Last attributed touch data (LATD).

v4.0.1

( 18 Sept 2019 )

  • Added new customer_event_alias setter method; removed standard event type: customer_event_alias
  • Added IMEI collection code option

v4.0.0

( 09 Aug 2019 )

  • Switched to using Android X from the Android Support Library
  • Added new standard event type: customer_event_alias
  • Implemented support for pre-install analytics
  • Added the option to set a custom base URL

v3.2.0

(2019-May-06)

  • Allow short link creation while privacy is enabled

v3.1.2

(2019-April-24)

  • Hardware ID is now included in every request
  • Cleaned up compiler warnings, and updated tools to the latest versions

v3.1.1

(2019-March-27)

  • Added support for push notifications while the application is in the foreground

v3.1.0

(2019-March-22)

  • Ensure that Google Aid is present in all requests
  • Refactored how Debug works, including making sure all Debug messages can be turned off if not in debug mode.
  • Added new standard events for parity with Tune
  • Fixed a synchronization issue around the event queue saving preferences while in a synchronized block.

v3.0.4

(2019-January-11)

  • Fixed a TLS1.2 issue with HttpsURLConnection on API Level 16~19 devices
  • Added SDK version tag to the Android SDK to aid Google Scanning APIs
  • The SDK now supports deep linking with enableForcedSession() for apps which choose to finish the Launcher Activity within onStart() method