Android SDK Initialization

Initialization

Get the Workspace ID from the Settings Page Dashboard --> Settings --> App --> General on the MoEngage dashboard and initialize the MoEngage SDK in the Application class's onCreate()

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Note

It is recommended that you initialize the SDK on the main thread inside onCreate() and not create a worker thread and initialize the SDK on that thread.
Java
import com.moengage.cordova.MoEInitializer;
import com.moengage.core.MoEngage;
import com.moengage.core.DataCenter;

// this is the instance of the application class and "YOUR_Workspace_ID" is the Workspace ID from the dashboard.
MoEngage.Builder moEngage = new MoEngage.Builder(this,"YOUR_Workspace_ID”, [YOUR_DATA_CENTER]);
MoEInitializer.initialiseDefaultInstance(this, moEngage);

Following details of the different data centers you need to set based on the dashboard hosts

Data Center Dashboard host

DataCenter.DATA_CENTER_1

dashboard-01.moengage.com

DataCenter.DATA_CENTER_2

dashboard-02.moengage.com

DataCenter.DATA_CENTER_3

dashboard-03.moengage.com

DataCenter.DATA_CENTER_4

dashboard-04.moengage.com

DataCenter.DATA_CENTER_5

dashboard-05.moengage.com

In case your application does not have an Application class yet navigate to java source code inside the android platform folder and add the Application class file.

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Make sure your application class is defined in the AndroidManifest.xml file as well.
Refer to the API reference doc for a detailed list of possible configurations.

Exclude MoEngage Storage File from Auto-Backup

This is a mandatory integration step and is very essential to prevent your data from getting corrupted. Android's auto back-up service periodically backs up Shared Preference files, Database files, etc, more details here. This backup results in MoEngage SDK's identifiers being backed up and restored after re-install.This restoration of the identifier results in your data being corrupted and users not being reachable via push notifications.

To ensure data is not corrupted after a backup is restored, opt out of MoEngage SDK's storage files. Refer to Exclude MoEngage Storage File from the Auto-Backup section of the documentation to learn more about which files to exclude.

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