Mobile: Identify Users in your App (technical)

If you haven't already installed, initialized and identified screens for Appcues Mobile in your app, make sure to go here first. 

Recommended Attributes

See the User Properties Overview for recommendations.

Appcues sends some default User Information

Once a user is identified, the sdk automatically sends some user information to Appcues. The information being sent are:

  • OS version: the iOS version that the device or simulator is running on. For instance, "12.1".
  • App version: the version of your app. For instance, "2.1.0".
  • Build version: the build version of your app. For instance, "1".
  • Device type: "iPhone", "iPad" or "Pod touch"
  • Day of week: the day of where the device or simulator is. For instance, "Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday" etc.
  • Device language: the local device or simulator language. For instance, "en" for English .
  • Simulator: true if your app is running on a simulator, otherwise false.
  • Appcues version: the Appcues Mobile sdk version your app is running. For instance, "0.3.0".

Using Appcues for Identified Users

To identify users in Appcues Mobile SDK, follow the instructions in Github.

Using Appcues for Anonymous Users

To use anonymous users in Appcues Mobile SDK, follow the instructions in Github.

Next Step

Once you have Appcues Mobile installed, initialized, screens identified and users identified in your app, you are good to go to add flows (tooltips, modals) to your app! There are two optional steps: