Android 7 & 8

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Last updated 6 months ago

Keep alert about Android changes

Android 7 (Nougat)

Pushlink supports Android N Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= 24 since version 5.5.2 released in 2016.11.11. It requires a FileProvider in the AndroidManifest.xml, otherwise Pushlink will not work.

<provider
android:name="com.pushlink.android.FileProvider"
android:authorities="your.package.name"
android:exported="true" />

Don't forget to replace your.package.name with your current application package name.

Android 8 (Oreo)

Pushlink supports Android 8 Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= 26 since version 5.5.3 released in 2018.05.19. It requires a new permission in the AndroidManifest.xml, otherwise Pushlink will not work.

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES" />

Unknown sources

Note that app installations from unknown sources are disabled by default in Android Oreo. You have to authorize the specific source on the app first installation. See: https://developer.android.com/studio/publish/#publishing-unknown‚Äč