New Relic Mobile is compliant with standard application stores, including Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore, and others. Before you install and configure New Relic Mobile functionality with your Android applications, follow these guidelines for compatibility and other requirements.
New Relic Mobile for Android only monitors your app while it is in the foreground. The agent does not monitor background services while the app is closed.
Make sure your Android app meets these requirements for New Relic Mobile.
Android 2.3 or higher
For Android 2.2 support, use legacy version 4.244.0.
HttpURLConnection, OkHttp2 (except versions 2.0 and 2.4), OkHttp3 (version 3.5), OkIO (version 1.11), AndroidHttpClient, Volley (version 1.0.0), and Apache HTTP Client networking APIs
Build with Android SDK Tools version 21 or higher and the following as appropriate:
Upgrade to the most recent version before installing New Relic Mobile.
For OkHttp 1.6 support, use legacy version 4.244.0.
|Languages||Java 1.7 or higher|
|Devices||Any Android compatible device (smartphones, tablets, etc.)|
|File sizes||New Relic Mobile adds less than 500KB to your release APK.|
|Architectures||ARM, Intel Atom|
|Security||The agent cannot instrument JARs that use signature validation during signing. JARs with manifests containing SHA1-Digest or SHA-256-Digest attributes will not be modified.|
Unit testing not supported
New Relic Mobile agents are designed and tested to work in a normal app lifecycle. New Relic does not support running any testing environment on applications with the agent. Testing can cause conflicts and unpredictable behavior.