The purpose of this article is to guide publishers who want to use the DT FairBid SDK to load and display ads from AppLovin via DT FairBid Mediation.
This is a six-step process:
- Create or login to your AppLovin Account
- Create an app in AppLovin
- Retrieve the parameters from the AppLovin dashboard
- Insert the AppLovin parameter into the DT Console
- Add the AppLovin SDK to your integration
- Configure Rewarded Videos in AppLovin's Admin
AppLovin currently supports the following ad formats:
- Rewarded Video (with Google Play Services version 9.0.2+ integrated in your app)
AppLovin banner height may vary per ad. Devices with bigger screens might receive banners with 90 point-height. If the banner must be 50 point-height, contact the AppLovin creative team to make sure the banner is resized accordingly.
Refer to AppLovin to learn about any additional formats they may now support.
Step 1: Create or login to your AppLovin Account
To access AppLovin’s ad inventory through the DT FairBid Mediation platform:
Create or login to you AppLovin account.
For details on creating an account, click here.
Once your account has been verified you can login at their partner login here.
Step 2: Create an App in AppLovin
Click here for details on how to create an app in AppLovin.
Step 3: Retrieve the parameters from the AppLovin Dashboard
To enable AppLovin to work as an Ad Network with DT, you must obtain two parameters from your AppLovin account and later insert them into the DT Console.
Set out below are the details of what parameters are required, how and where to obtain them.
|SDK Key||A unique identifier for your AppLovin account. It is used by the DT FairBid SDK to Init the AppLovin Adapter for your apps.|
|Report Key||A unique identifier for your AppLovin account. It allows DT to import performance data from your AppLovin account to use in reporting and optimization.|
|Bundle ID||The unique identifier provided by AppLovin, of the bundle of your app.|
|Zone ID||The area optimized by AppLovin to maximize your overall revenue.|
Alternatively, watch and listen to the video below to find out how to obtain the required parameters:
Obtaining your AppLoving SDK/Application Key
AppLovin automatically creates an application in your account after the first Ad Request is made with their SDK in your app. Therefore, there is no need to specifically create one on their Admin site.
The App name in your account is the same as the app name defined in your fyber.config file (Android) and/or Plist file (iOS).
To obtain your SDK Key from your AppLovin account and add the AppLovin Adapter to your build.
- Log in to your AppLovin account
- Click Docs.
- Select the platform your application is built on:
Once you obtain this information, you must configure the AppLovin parameters in your DT Account. By adding the above information correctly, you can take full advantage of AppLovin’s ad inventory and reporting data on DT's Mediation platform.
Obtaining the Report Key and SDK Key
Follow the steps below to obtain these parameters from AppLovin.
- On the AppLovin dashboard, click Account:
Obtaining the AppLovin Zone ID
To obtain the Zone ID:
- Go to the AppLovin dashboard
- Click on Zones on the left sidebar menu
The Zone ID is displayed:
If the Zone ID is unavailable, contact your Account Manager.
Now that you have obtained the required parameters, you can complete the configuration of AppLovin in your DT Account.
Step 4: Insert the AppLovin parameters into the DT Console
To enter the parameters obtained from AppLovin and insert them into the DT Console, follow these steps.
- Sign-in to your DT account
- Select your app from the App Management window
- On the App Management page, click Mediated Networks
- Select Applovin from the list
- Enter the AppLovin app credentials and set the Instance name. Instance name should be distinguishable in case you have multiple AppLovin Instances
- Click Save
- To complete the set up, you must associate the network instance that you just created to the relevant Placement set up on the console. For a detailed guide click here
Step 5: Adding the AppLovin SDK to your Integration
To add the AppLovin SDK go to the Supported Networks page and follow the guide while selecting the Configuration for AppLovin.
Step 6: Configuring Rewarded Video in Applovin’s Admin
Now the AppLovin Adapter has been added to your build, you must enable the Rewarded Video functionality in the AppLovin Admin.
In the AppLovin Admin:
- Go to Manage Apps and select the specific app you want to configure:
- Scroll down to the ‘Rewarded Video’ section and set the following toggles:
- Frequency Capping – Do not frequency cap Rewarded Videos
- Virtual Currency Details – The DT Mediation Adapter sets this, so you can leave the default values
- Display Pre-Video Modal – NO
- Display Post-Video Modal – NO
- Callback Options – Client-side callbacks only
- Click Save