AdvertisingIdClient

public class AdvertisingIdClient extends Object

Helper library for retrieval of advertising ID and related information such as the limit ad tracking setting.

It is intended that the advertising ID completely replace existing usage of other identifiers for ads purposes (such as use of ANDROID_ID in Settings.Secure) when Google Play Services is available. Cases where Google Play Services is unavailable are indicated by a GooglePlayServicesNotAvailableException being thrown by getAdvertisingIdInfo().

Nested Class Summary

class AdvertisingIdClient.Info Includes both the advertising ID as well as the limit ad tracking setting. 

Public Method Summary

static AdvertisingIdClient.Info
getAdvertisingIdInfo(Context context)
Retrieves the user's advertising ID and limit ad tracking preference.

Inherited Method Summary

Public Methods

public static AdvertisingIdClient.Info getAdvertisingIdInfo (Context context)

Retrieves the user's advertising ID and limit ad tracking preference.

This method cannot be called in the main thread as it may block leading to ANRs. An IllegalStateException will be thrown if this is called on the main thread.

Parameters
context Current Context (such as the current Activity).
Returns
  • AdvertisingIdClient.Info with user's advertising ID and limit ad tracking preference.
Throws
IOException signaling connection to Google Play Services failed.
IllegalStateException indicating this method was called on the main thread.
GooglePlayServicesNotAvailableException indicating that Google Play is not installed on this device.
GooglePlayServicesRepairableException indicating that there was a recoverable error connecting to Google Play Services.

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