App Uninstall Tracking

In mobility world, once apps/games released in the market, it is highly important to analyse the number of installations, uninstallations , active users etc. to run the marketing campaigns effectively.

App42 now supports tracking of Uninstalls of your app on iOS and Android platform. To track Uninstall, you have to just enable it in the SDK and you are done. Uninstall tracking is dependent on Push Notification, so make sure that you have integrated Push Notification to get the exact numbers of Uninstall.

Enable Uninstall Tracking

If you have not integrated App42 SDK yet then download our SDK and follow the Getting started guide.

Once you integrated the SDK then enabling this feature is in 2 easy steps for each supported platforms (Currently iOS and Android):


Enable Background Fetch feature in your application as follows


  • Select your project from project navigator in left pane of your xcode
  • Select project target under TARGETS in the middle pane of your xcode
  • Select Capabilities option from the options available on the top of the middle pane
  • Search for Background Modes from the list and enable it by clicking on the toggle button shown in above image
  • Now select Background Fetch option to enable

Enable Event Service and AppAlive tracking as follows

[App42API enableEventService:YES];
[App42API enableAppAliveTracking:YES];


Enable Event Service and AppAlive tracking as follows


Make following Changes in AndroidManifest.xml file:

   <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED" />
  <service  android:name=
              "" />
        <receiver android:name=
               <action android:name="android.intent.action.BOOT_COMPLETED" />
                <action android:name="" />
                  <action android:name="" />
Data Analysis in AppHQ Console:

Analyse your app performance in terms of installs, uninstalls and push through our AppHQ Console. With AppHQ Console you can view daily, weekly, monthly and total installations. Also,

  • Apply date-wise filter
  • Individual as well as cumulative data analysis through line graphs