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Quick Start Guide
Check out our official documentation for more in depth information on installing and using Mixpanel on Android.
Dependencies in app/build.gradle
Add the following lines to the
dependencies section in app/build.gradle
implementation "com.mixpanel.android:mixpanel-android:5.+" implementation "com.google.firebase:firebase-messaging:17.3.4" // optional, if push notifications are used implementation "com.android.installreferrer:installreferrer:1.1" // optional, if you want to know how users installed your app
Permissions in app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml
<!-- This permission is required to allow the application to send events and properties to Mixpanel --> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" /> <!-- This permission is optional but recommended so we can be smart about when to send data --> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" /> <!-- This permission is optional but recommended so events will contain information about bluetooth state --> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.BLUETOOTH" />
Initialize Mixpanel in your main activity app/src/main/java/com/mixpanel/example/myapplication/MainActivity.java. Usually this should be done in onCreate.
String projectToken = YOUR_PROJECT_TOKEN; // e.g.: "1ef7e30d2a58d27f4b90c42e31d6d7ad" MixpanelAPI mixpanel = MixpanelAPI.getInstance(this, projectToken);
Remember to replace
YOUR_PROJECT_TOKEN with the token provided to you on mixpanel.com.
After installing the library into your Android app, Mixpanel will automatically collect common mobile events. You can enable/ disable automatic collection through your project settings.
mixpanel object created in the last step a call to
track is all you need to send additional events to Mixpanel.
mixpanel.track("Event name no props") JSONObject props = new JSONObject(); props.put("Prop name", "Prop value"); props.put("Prop 2", "Value 2"); mixpanel.track("Event name", props);
I want to know more!
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Have any questions? Reach out to [email protected] to speak to someone smart, quickly.
Want to Contribute?
The Mixpanel library for Android is an open source project, and we'd love to see your contributions! We'd also love for you to come and work with us! Check out our opening positions for details.
See wiki page.
See LICENSE File for details. The Base64Coder, ConfigurationChecker, and StackBlurManager classes, and the entirety of the com.mixpanel.android.java_websocket package used by this software have been licensed from non-Mixpanel sources and modified for use in the library. Please see the relevant source files, and the LICENSE file in the com.mixpanel.android.java_websocket package for details. The StackBlurManager class uses an algorithm by Mario Klingemann <[email protected]> You can learn more about the algorithm at http://www.quasimondo.com/StackBlurForCanvas/StackBlurDemo.html.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Mixpanel README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.