Release Notes for Flurry

In this section, you’ll find information on the latest software releases, updates, changes and enhancements for Flurry developers in the Flurry from Yahoo documentation suite. You may want to bookmark this section, as these changes and updates may impact your development and coding efforts.

Typically, the Release Notes section is updated on a biweekly cadence.

SDK Release Notes

Detailed release notes are provided for Android and iOS SDKs at


These document each software release of the Flurry SDKs for Android and iOS, listing changes, updates and features at a granular level for Flurry from Yahoo developers.

New Features, Changes & Enhancements

The following are the most recent technical content refreshes on the current Developer Documentation site.

September, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-09-23 New user interface changes for Flurry Pulse added on how to set up comScore configuration at Pulse Get Started For existing Pulse configurations, your comScore rules are automatically migrated to the new setup, which means that this update does not require any action on your part at this time. If you’re planning to create new Pulse configurations for comScore for additional mobile apps, you need to use the new SDK versions: 7.2.0 on iOS and 6.1.0 on Android and follow the setup instructions for the new user interface on the Pulse Get Started page.

August, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-08-26 New Tumblr content sharing support introduced for Flurry analytics for iOS Tumblr Sharing and Android Tumblr Sharing Set up Tumblr content sharing for iOS and Android apps, so you can create and send posts to Tumblr for sharing. Take advantage of Flurry Analytics to understand users’ engagement with Tumblr posts, including likes and re-blogs.
2015-08-26 New Flurry SDK 7.x.x for iOS and SDK 6.x.x for Android released and available for download. Upgrade to these new Flurry SDKs to take advantage of Tumblr content sharing and other capabilities.

May, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-05-07 New Apple Watch Extensions support introduced for Flurry analytics Use Apple Watch extensions on iPhone apps with analytics to track New Users, Active Users and Custom Eventing.
2015-05-07 New Extension Events introduced Use Extension Events to track events from within extensions related to your app and compare usage between your app and its Apple Watch extension on iPhone apps.

April, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-04-15 New Video Tutorials for creating native ad spaces and creating video ad spaces for Yahoo App Publishers. Learn how to set up native and video ad spaces.
2015-04-09 New Ad Space documentation for creating video ad spaces and native ad spaces added for Yahoo App Publishers. Based on developer feedback, setting up your ad space setup is now easier than ever, enabling you to get started and monetize your app with native, video and display ads.

March, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-03-31 New How-To section added to documentation, describing how to Integrate Video Ads and Serve Native Ads in your App. These how-tos explain how you can use Yahoo App Publishing and the Flurry SDK to serve video and native ads in your app.
2015-03-29 New Yahoo Native Advertising Guidelines added to documentation. Learn how to build engaging ad experiences while adhering to Yahoo Ad guidelines when implementing native ads in your apps. Protect the integrity of your brand assets.
2015-03-15 Newly revamped and restructured Flurry from Yahoo Documentation site released. The technical content on the site is now easier to navigate, with a new table of contents, simplified document titles, and other content and graphical refreshes.
2015-03-10 New Sample Code demonstrating native ad integration for Android and iOS added to documentation and available for download from gitHub. The sample app, which you can download, build and compile, demonstrates how to create native ad integration, displaying a vertical and horizontal stream of Tumblr blogs with native ads blended in.

February, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-02-19 New Flurry from Yahoo Analytics Explorer introduced at the Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference. Sign up to participate in the Developer Preview of Explorer, which is available for Yahoo developers who have integrated the Flurry SDK for Android or iOS in their apps.
2015-02-19 New support for SDK Native Ad Integration for iOS 6.x and SDK Native Ad Integration for Android 5.x announced at the Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference. You can now serve native ads quickly and with little effort by integrating using Yahoo App Publishing. Use native, in-stream placement ads to show ad units with custom styling and placements to match the look and feel of your app. The SDK provides you with ad assets, like a title, a list of images, and a description. These assets allow users to click-through to a URL that you specify.

January, 2015

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2015-01-28 New Flurry from Yahoo Developer Documentation site goes live. The site provides Flurry developers with the tools, sample code and resources they need to integrate Flurry services into their apps. The documentation is grouped around these platforms: Analytics, Reporting APIs and Publishers, with a robust collection of FAQs, API Reference, Lexicon of key terminology, and video tutorials.
2015-01-20 Newly updated Flurry API Reference documentation available in two flavors: API Reference for Android 5.x and API Reference for iOS 6.x. Flurry recommends that you upgrade to these SDKs, as they provide new features and capabilities.
2015-01-15 Updated technical content on setting up integrations for rewarded ads, both client-side and server-side at Set Up Rewarded Ads. Setting up rewards on an ad space lets you directly monetize your ad space in return for granting a currency to the user. In so doing, your users are rewarded the currency of your choice for seeing a video ad. A storefront integration in an app is one of the most popular, where users can purchase goods, get virtual currency and discover opportunities to earn free currency or goods.
2015-01-09 Updated technical content on mediating Flurry via AdMob for Android and iOS, MoPub for Android and iOS, and DFP for Android and iOS You can use Flurry for Publishers as a mediated third-party network on a number of publisher platforms via custom SDK adapters provided for integration with your main ad serving SDK.

December, 2014

Release Date New Features, Changes & Enhancements Developer Impact
2014-12-17 New Flurry SDK for iOS 6.x now available for download See the new section on SDK Integration for iOS 6.x for details. The 6.x Flurry SDK now provides you with an object-based API. Using the new API, you can create objects for Banners and Interstitials. This means that you can use individual objects to control the lifecycle of an ad. If you are upgrading from one of the previous Flurry SDK versions, review the upgrade instructions: Upgrade to the Flurry iOS SDK 6.x from SDK 4.x.
2014-12-12 New Flurry SDK for Android 5.x available for download See the new section on SDK Integration for Android 5.x for details. If you are upgrading from one of the previous Flurry SDK versions, review the upgrade instructions: Upgrade to the Flurry Android SDK 5.x from SDK 4.x.
2014-12-08 New Flurry developer documentation site introduced in a soft launch for Flurry developers.