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How to Set Up AdColony as an Ad Source

Ad Source Details:

 

 

How to Set Up the AdColony Ad Source


 

Step 1:   Log on to http://platform.aerserv.com/ and click on the Ad Sources link at the top of the page

Step 2:   Click the + or the Add New Ad Source button on the page

Step 3:   Enter a Name for the ad source (example: AdColony Interstitial)

Step 4:   Select AdColony as the ad source

Step 5:   Enter the following fields that are specific to the AdColony ad source:

 

  

 

FIELD DESCRIPTION REQUIRED/OPTIONAL EXAMPLE
Application ID The Application ID assigned by AdColony Required app185a7e71e1714831a49ec7
Zone ID A comma separated list of zone IDs Required  vz06e8c32a037749699e7050, vz06e8c32a037749699e7050

 

Step 6:   Enter a CPM (example: 3.50)

Step 7:   Select a placement(s) to assign this ad source to

Step 8:   Select any desired geo or device targeting 

Step 9:   Click the Save button

Step 10:   Download the AerServ SDK

 

Android


 

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AerServ SDK
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Step 1.   Locate the AdColony files inside network-support/Adcolony/

Step 2.   Add adcolony.jar to your app's lib folder, i.e. [Project Name]/app/libs

Step 3.   Add the following folders to your app's lib folder as necessary:

armeabi, armeabi-v7a, arm64-v8a, x86_64, and x86 

Step 4.   Add the following settings inside your application's build.gradle

android {
...

    sourceSets {
        main{
            jniLibs.srcDirs = ['libs']
        }
    }
}
...

dependencies {
    compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services-ads:10.0.1'
    compile 'com.android.support:support-annotations:25.0.1'
}

 

Step 5.   Add the following permission to your AndroidManifest.xml

<!-- Required by AdColony -->
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />

<!-- Optional, but Recommended by AdColony -->
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.VIBRATE" />

 

Step 6.   Add the following activity to your AndroidManifest.xml

<activity 
  android:name="com.adcolony.sdk.AdColonyInterstitialActivity"
  android:configChanges="keyboardHidden|orientation|screenSize"
  android:hardwareAccelerated="true"/>

<activity 
  android:name="com.adcolony.sdk.AdColonyAdViewActivity"
  android:configChanges="keyboardHidden|orientation|screenSize"
  android:hardwareAccelerated="true"/>

 

 

iOS 


 

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AerServ SDK
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Step 1.   Add the Adcolony SDK in the folder network-support/AdColony/AdColony.framework into your project frameworks.

 

Open Target > General > Under Deployment Info and for Device Orientation, check Portrait, Upside Down, Landscape Left, and Landscape Right

Open Target > Build Settings > Under Architectures, confirm that your Xcode project uses Base SDK version 9.0 or greater and that it does not use the armv6 architecture

Open Target > Build Settings > Under Linking, add -fobjc-arc to Other Linker Flags

 

Add the following libraries and frameworks to Target > Build Phases > Link Binary With Libraries:

AdColony.framework
AdSupport.framework
AudioToolbox.framework
AVFoundation.framework
CoreTelephony.framework
EventKit.framework
JavaScriptCore.framework (Set to Optional)
libz.1.2.5.tbd MessageUI.framework Social.framework StoreKit.framework SystemConfiguration.framework WatchConnectivity.framework (Set to Optional)

 

Step 2.   Add the following entry into your info.plist: 


<key>NSCalendarsUsageDescription</key>
<string>Some ad content may create a calendar event.</string>
<key>NSMotionUsageDescription</key>
<string>Some ad content may require access to accelerometer for interactive ad experience.</string>

<key>LSApplicationQueriesSchemes</key>
<array>
    <string>fb</string>
    <string>instagram</string>
    <string>tumblr</string>
    <string>twitter</string>
</array>

 

 

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