Introduction: Official Mixpanel tracking library for Android
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Mixpanel Android Library

February 20, 2018 - v5.3.0

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Quick Start Guide

Check out our official documentation for more in depth information on installing and using Mixpanel on Android.


Dependencies in app/build.gradle

Add Mixpanel and Google Play Services to the dependencies section in app/build.gradle

compile "com.mixpanel.android:mixpanel-android:5.+"
compile "com.google.android.gms:play-services-gcm:7.5.0+"

Permissions in app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.BLUETOOTH" />



Initialize Mixpanel in your main activity app/src/main/java/com/mixpanel/example/myapplication/MainActivity.java. Usually this should be done in onCreate).

String projectToken = YOUR_PROJECT_TOKEN; // e.g.: "1ef7e30d2a58d27f4b90c42e31d6d7ad" 
MixpanelAPI mixpanel = MixpanelAPI.getInstance(this, projectToken);

Remember to replace YOUR_PROJECT_TOKEN with the token provided to you on mixpanel.com.


After installing the library into your Android app, Mixpanel will automatically collect common mobile events. You can enable/ disable automatic collection through your project settings.

With the mixpanel object created in the last step a call to track is all you need to send additional events to Mixpanel.

mixpanel.track("Event name no props")

JSONObject props = new JSONObject();
props.put("Prop name", "Prop value");
props.put("Prop 2", "Value 2");
mixpanel.track("Event name", props);

I want to know more!

No worries, here are some links that you will find useful:

Have any questions? Reach out to support@mixpanel.com to speak to someone smart, quickly.

Want to Contribute?

The Mixpanel library for Android is an open source project, and we'd love to see your contributions! We'd also love for you to come and work with us! Check out our opening positions for details.


See wiki page.


See LICENSE File for details. The Base64Coder,
ConfigurationChecker, and StackBlurManager classes, and the entirety of the
 com.mixpanel.android.java_websocket package used by this
software have been licensed from non-Mixpanel sources and modified
for use in the library. Please see the relevant source files, and the
LICENSE file in the com.mixpanel.android.java_websocket package for details.

The StackBlurManager class uses an algorithm by Mario Klingemann <mario@quansimondo.com>
You can learn more about the algorithm at
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