Kochava Google Configuration

The following guide will walk you through the steps for enabling the integration between Kochava and Bidalgo.

Step 1 - Basic Kochava Configuration

  1. Log in to the Kochava dashboard.

  2. Create the following :

    1. App - http://support.kochava.com/create-manage-apps/create-edit-apps

    2. Campaign & Segment  - https://support.kochava.com/campaign-management/create-an-install-campaign

 

Step 2 - Kochava Google Adwords Configuration

In the Google Adwords configuration (NOT the Bidalgo configuration), include the 'Customer ID' that corresponds to the UAC Google account. 

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Step 3 - Creating a Tracker

  1. Navigate to the desired app.
  2. Select App Tools > Partner Configuration.
  3. Add the new configuration → select Bidalgo - Google Adwords and click Go.

Step 4 - Configure Postbacks 

Kochava-certified postbacks allow Kochava users to send a real-time feed of installs and in-app events to a Kochava-certified partner. The endpoints and parameters included in these postbacks are defined within the integration, and managed by Kochava in conjunction with each specific partner. The Kochava-certified postback is the easiest way to establish a postback, and should be used as the default method for this process.

 

Step 4.1 - Install Postback

The Install event does not require any configuration in the SDK.

  1. To configure an install event postback, click Install > Postback Tools > Editimage2017-3-30_10-28-43.png
  2. Enter the following:

    1. Bundle / App ID: either App ID for apple / Bundle Identifier for Android.

    2. Delivery Delay: We recommend leaving this as Real Time Delivery (the default).

    3. Retry Attempts: We recommend leaving this as 3 Attempts (the default).

  3. Click Saveimage2018-4-30_13-44-43.png

 

Event Association Lookback Window

The Event Association Lookback determines the timeframe that Kochava will associate a post-install event with an attributed install. The Event Association Lookback window can be set from one minute up to 365 days, or an unlimited (by default) amount of time.

Example Use Case:

An advertiser has a specific timeframe in which they require a network to have an attributed install and post-install event in order to obtain payment. The Event Association Lookback window provides the tool to specifically track the installs and post-install events that fall within the desired timeframe.

 

Step 4.2 - Purchase Postback

  1. Select the In App Purchase Event, and click Edit.

  2. Follow the same instructions as for Install Event above.

  3. Configure events in the Kochava SDK.

  4. If you are unable to locate this, please follow the instructions on adding purchase events in the SDK.

    1. To do so, navigate to: https://support.kochava.com/sdk-integration, and select your platform.

    2. Look for Events methods. From there you can add purchase events.

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