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Introduction What do you do when your Android App Links don’t work the way you want them to? There are many tools available from Google to help you, such as the Play Console Deep Links page which gives you a single place to view and resolve many common issues with App Links. After being notified of an …

In this post, I wanted to show you how I looked into a performance issue in Jetsnack and how I went about debugging and fixing it in Jetpack Compose. This post is available as a video as well if you prefer. Let’s get started by looking at the Jetsnack sample. The details screen has a fancy collapsing …

Introduction When you want to make it easy for the user to get to a specific part inside your app, such as when showing a subscription offer, asking a user to update their profile, or displaying the user’s cart in a shopping application, you can use deep links! Users can click on these links both inside …

Apple introduced iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, featuring two sizes — 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches — in a sophisticated design with impressive camera upgrades and groundbreaking new safety capabilities. iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus take stunning photos and video with a powerful camera system featuring new Main and front TrueDepth cameras, the Ultra …

I welcome you to the first installment of the deep links crash course series, where we’ll show a bit of context on what is a link, then we’ll go over each type of deep link, and, at the end, we’ll discuss some security notes. A summarized version is also available in video form. Otherwise, let’s …

We’re happy to announce that the new Jetpack Glance framework, which lets you build app widgets and wear tiles with Jetpack Compose-like code, has reached alpha-04. We also just released a standalone experimental repository to supplement Jetpack Glance with tools that are commonly required for development but not yet available. Important: This project is independent from the AndroidX Glance repository and development. …

Sony Electronics Inc. introduces the Xperia 5 IV, a premium smartphone with many of the powerful features found in the flagship Xperia, but in a compact design. It keeps you creating content, mobile gaming and high-quality immersive entertainment for best-in-class audio and video with the latest chipset and powerful battery throughout the day. Sony Electronics …

Today we’re launching our Developer Preview of the new Cross device SDK for Android. First announced during the Google I/O ‘22 Multi-device development session, our Cross device SDK allows developers to build rich multi-device experiences with a simple and intuitive set of APIs. This SDK abstracts away the intricacies involved with working with device discovery, authentication, and connection protocols, …

Overview Excess notifications is a digital-wellbeing problem for users worldwide. In Android 13, we’re helping users take back control of their notification experience by introducing a new runtime permission. Users must grant this permission to an app before that app can post notifications to the notification drawer, including those related to foreground services. For many apps, Android’s official …

Deep links are a great way to improve engagement with your in-app content and the overall user experience by accepting traffic from external sources, including the web. Keeping your deep links in good shape, however, can be a challenge, so many apps have partial, broken, or no deep links configured. For some developers, even answering basic questions …