Public Methods

ReferralHero Kotlin / Java SDK

ReferralHero provides a very simple and efficient approach for an application to communicate with our SDK.

A whole set of public methods exists within the SDK using which you can easily access most of the data, execute various SDK tasks, invoke from a large set of APIs, etc.

RH is the main SDK class and point of interface for an application to communicate with the SDK.

Most of the methods you will use will be from this class, so it's very important to instantiate it before actually starting to use it. Though it can be instantiated from any class, it is highly recommended to do so on the very first screen of your app, so that the SDK would be ready to use by the time your app transits to the main screen.

Use the following code to instantiate the RH class:

RH rh = RH.getInstance();

NOTE:

As RH class uses singleton format, you can use the same above code to retrieve its instance throughout your app.

Below is a full list of public methods provided by the ReferralHero SDK, you can check them out to know their use case, return type, and input parameters:

1. Add Subscriber

This method is most commonly used to add an organic subscriber or create a referral (if identified) after a user successfully signs up or logs in to your app.

When using this method please take note of your Campaign Goal as our tracking logic will depend on if you are tracking a single or multi-step conversion event.

GOAL: One Conversion Event If you have your Campaign Goal set up to track one conversion event, the following tracking logic will take place:

  • If a referral, a referral will be automatically created and set to Confirmed in the correct campaign.

  • If not a referral, an organic subscriber will be created in the campaign UUID specified.

  • If the subscriber exists in our database, the subscriber will be 'identified'. Data is not overwritten. Additional data will be created.

GOAL: Two or Three Conversion Events If you have your Campaign Goal set up to track two or three conversion events, the following tracking logic will take place:

  • If a referral, a referral will be created and set to Pending in the correct campaign.

  • If not a referral, an organic subscriber will be created in the campaign UUID specified.

  • If the subscriber exists in our database, the subscriber will be 'identified'. Data is not overwritten.

Parameters

referralParams

RHSubscriber

Carrying the user data to be updated.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution; else NULL

Step 1.

Create a ReferralParams class object and set the various user details to identify the user matching your back-end system.

ReferralParams referralParams = new ReferralParams();
referralParams.setEmail(signup_email?.editText?.text.toString());//Required value, capture this from user
referralParams.setDomain("https://a.domain.co/");//Required value, should match the default referral link set within your RH account
referralParams.setName(Username?.editText?.text.toString());//Optional but recommended, capture this from user
referralParams.setUuid("MFcd4113d4bf");//Get this from within your RH account
referralParams.setReferrer(EditText?.getText().toString());//Optional value, only necessary if the user will provide the referrer code directly, otherwise the below 4 params are required
referralParams.setIpAddress(rh.deviceInfo.getIpAddress());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setOperatingSystem(rh.deviceInfo.getOperatingSystem());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setDevice(rh?.deviceInfo?.getDeviceType());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setScreenSize(rh.deviceInfo.getDeviceScreenSize());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params

To add a subscriber (for example, post a successful signup or login) call ReferralHero's rh.formSubmit() function and send the ReferralParams information such as email address and name. The minimum values you should send for the endpoint to work are the following:

referralParams.setEmail("johnDoe123@gmail.com") 
referralParams.setDomain("https://a.domain.co/"); 

To identify and create a referral, you must also send either the setReferrer OR the required mobile params so that our matching algorithm can automatically identify a referral.

// Example Data
“os_type”: “Android”,
“device”: “Android”,
“ip_address”: “123.156.219.010",
“screen_size”: “432.0 x 960.0",

NOTE: The mobile parameters must be sent in the correct format for our system to automatically identify and create a referral. See the Getting Started section here.

The accepted Screen Size formats are:

referralParams.setScreenSize("393*852")
referralParams.setScreenSize("393 x 852")
referralParams.setScreenSize("393x852")
referralParams.setScreenSize("393.0 x 852.0")
// in case you need to hard code values

See here for more parameters of ReferralParams Class.

Step 2.

Invoke rh.formSubmit(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams ) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

It is advised that you INITIALIZE the SDK in the Application class, so that we may ensure a smooth user experience check out this SDK initialize steps.

Use the following code to Add Subscriber:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance()
rh.formSubmit(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams);

2. Add Pending Referral

This method is most commonly used to create a referral entering the 1st step of your multi-step conversion event funnel (i.e. after a referred user successfully signs up for your app). If you want us to automatically add every user to your campaign and determine if the user is a referral or not, use the Add Subscriber method instead. This logic only checks for referrals:

Tracking Logic

GOAL: Two or Three Conversion Events

Your campaign Goal must be set up to track two or three conversion events, and then the following tracking logic will take place:

  • If a referral, a referral will be automatically created and set to Pending in the correct campaign.

  • If not a referral, no subscriber will be created.

To add a pending referral, simply call ReferralHero's RH.pendingReferral() function and send the user information such as email address, name, etc.

Parameters

referralParams

ReferralParams

Carrying the referral data.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Create a ReferralParams class object and set the various user details to identify the user matching your back-end system.

ReferralParams referralParams = new ReferralParams();
referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString()); //Capture this from user)
referralParams.setName(Username.editText.getText().toString());
referralParams.setReferrer(EditText?.getText().toString());//Optional value, only necessary if the user will provide the referrer code directly, otherwise the below 4 params are required
referralParams.setIpAddress(rh.deviceInfo.getIpAddress());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setOperatingSystem(rh.deviceInfo.getOperatingSystem());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setDevice(rh?.deviceInfo?.getDeviceType());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params
referralParams.setScreenSize(rh.deviceInfo.getDeviceScreenSize());//Required value, necessary if you want RH to automatically identify & create a referral without the user providing the setReferrer params

To add a pending referral, simply call ReferralHero's rh.pendingReferral() function and send the ReferralParams data.

The minimum values for this endpoint to work:

referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString()); 
referralParams.setReferrer("M12345fc2");

OR:

referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString()); 
referralParams.setIpAddress(rh.deviceInfo.getIpAddress());
referralParams.setOperatingSystem(rh.deviceInfo.getOperatingSystem());
referralParams.setDevice(rh?.deviceInfo?.getDeviceType());
referralParams.setScreenSize(rh.deviceInfo.getDeviceScreenSize());

NOTE: The mobile parameters must be sent in the correct format for our system to automatically identify and create a referral. See the Getting Started section here.

Step 2.

Invoke rh.pendingReferral(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Add Pending Referral:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance()
rh.pendingReferral(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams);

3. Track Referral

This method is used for tracking a referral conversion event (i.e. a purchase, but can be any conversion event).

Tracking Logic:

  • If a referral and pre-existing in the campaign as Pending

OR

  • If a referral and setReferrer or mobile params are provided, a referral is automatically created in the correct campaign and

The Referral Is Set To:

  • Confirmed (if tracking two conversion events)

  • Unconfirmed (if tracking three conversion events)

Note:

  1. Your campaign must be set up as a custom event or a multi-step event otherwise, an error will return.

  2. If the referral is present in ReferralHero with pending status, a successful response custom_event_completed will return.

  3. If the referral unique identifier is not present in the ReferralHero, but the referrer unique identifier is present, a successful response custom_event_completed with the data of the new confirmed referral will return.

  4. If a referral exists but the referral status is not pending, the error custom event is already completed will return.

  5. If the referral unique identifier is not present in ReferralHero and the referrer is also not provided in the API, the error referer is invalid or not present will return.

  6. If the referral status is unconfirmed or confirmed, the error custom event is already completed and will return.

When tracking referrals on your App you should ALWAYS send the ACTUAL unique identifier (email, phone number, crypto wallet address, or other ID) of the user in referralParams class Object.

Parameters

referralParams

ReferralParams

Carrying the user data to be updated.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Create a ReferralParams class object and set the various user details to identify the user matching your back-end system.

ReferralParams referralParams = new ReferralParams();
referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString()); //Required value, capture this from user
referralParams.setName(Username.editText.getText().toString()); //Optional value, capture this from user
referralParams.setReferrer("M12345fc2"); //Optional value, only required if the user does not exist in the campaign
referralParams.setIpAddress(rh.deviceInfo.getIpAddress());//Optional value, only required if the user does not exist in the campaign
referralParams.setOperatingSystem(rh.deviceInfo.getOperatingSystem());//Optional value, only required if the user does not exist in the campaign
referralParams.setDevice(rh?.deviceInfo?.getDeviceType());//Optional value, only required if the user does not exist in the campaign
referralParams.setScreenSize(rh.deviceInfo.getDeviceScreenSize());//Optional value, only required if the user does not exist in the campaign

If the referral is pre-existing in the campaign, the minimum value for this endpoint to work:

referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString());

If the referral is NOT pre-existing in the campaign (and you want to identify and create a referral), you must send either the setReferrer OR the required mobile parameters in the correct format so that our matching algorithm can automatically identify a referral. See the Getting Started section here.

Step 2.

Call rh.trackReferral(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams ) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Track Referral:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.trackReferral(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams);

4. Confirm Referral

Use this method when your Campaign Goal is set to track three conversion events and you want to confirm a referral when your third conversion event occurs (complete profile, upgrade to a paid plan, end of the trial, etc).

Tracking Logic:

  • If a referral and pre-existing in the campaign as Unconfirmed

The Referral Is Set To:

  • Confirmed (if tracking three conversion events)

Note: Only verified referrals can be confirmed. Trying to confirm a non-verified referral will return a subscriber_not_found error.

Parameters

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Invoke rh.confirmReferral(RHReferralCallBackListener callback) method of the RH class to Confirm Subscriber API calls, passing an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Confirm Referral:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.confirmReferral(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
});

5. Organic Track Referral

If you would like to add an organic subscriber or a track referral on the conversion page to your referral campaign, you can use the following method. This method would most commonly be used if the user has not been previously added to your campaign and instead directly passes through a post-checkout/subscribe event.

Tracking Logic:

  • If a referral and pre-existing in the campaign as Pending

OR

  • If a referral and setReferrer or mobile params are provided, a referral is automatically created in the correct campaign and

The Referral Is Set To:

  • Confirmed (if tracking two conversion events)

  • Unconfirmed (if tracking three conversion events)

OR

  • If not a referral, an organic subscriber is created in the campaign UUID specified.

Parameters

referralParams

ReferralParams

Carrying the referral data.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Create a ReferralParams class object and set the various user details to identify the user matching your back-end system.

ReferralParams referralParams = new ReferralParams();
referralParams.setEmail(signup_email.editText.getText().toString()) //Capture this from user);
referralParams.setName(Username.editText.getText().toString()); //Capture this from user

To add an organic referral track, simply call ReferralHero's rh.organicTrackReferral() function and send the ReferralParams information such as email address and name.

If the referral is NOT pre-existing in the campaign (and you want to identify and create a referral), you must send either the setReferrer OR the required mobile parameters in the correct format so that our matching algorithm can automatically identify a referral. See the Getting Started section here.

Step 2.

Invoke rh.organicTrackReferral(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code for Organic Track Referral:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.organicTrackReferral(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams)

6. Update Subscriber Details

This method is used to update various subscriber data like username, address, etc.

First create a ReferralParams class instance and set the user data you want to update using its setter methods, then pass that instance in this method.

Parameters

referralParams

ReferralParams

Carrying the user data to be updated.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Follow this step (Add a Subscriber - previously described)

Step 2.

Call rh.updateSubscriber(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams ) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.updateSubscriber(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams);

7. Get Subscriber Details

This method is used to retrieve subscriber details.

Parameters

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Call rh.getSubscriber(RHReferralCallBackListener callback) method of the RH class to get Subscriber API calls, passing the RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.getSubscriber(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
});

8. Delete Subscriber

This method is used to delete a created subscriber.

Parameters

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Call rh.deleteSubscriber(RHReferralCallBackListener callback) method of the RH class to get Subscriber API calls, passing the RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.deleteSubscriber(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
});

9. Capture Share

This method is used to send a user share event to ReferralHero. When this method is called including the params (i.e. facebook, messenger, etc.), we capture a share in our analytics system.

Parameters

referralParams

ReferralParams

Carrying the user data to be updated.

callback

RHReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Call rh.captureShare(RHReferralCallBackListener callback, ReferralParams referralparams ) method of the RH class to Add Subscriber API calls, passing the ReferralParams object created in the previous step and an RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Capture Share:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.captureShare(new RH.RHReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
}, referralParams);

10. Get My Referrals

This method is used for retrieving all referrals of the specific subscriber.

Parameters

callback

RHMyReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Call rh.getMyReferrals(RHMyReferralCallBackListener callback) method of the RH class to get Subscriber API calls, passing the RHReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Get My Referrals:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.getMyReferrals(new RH.RHMyReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onMyReferralSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
       //on success put your logic here
   }

   @Override
   public void onMyReferralFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {
     //on failure put your logic here
   }
});

11. Get Leaderboard

This method is used for retrieving the leaderboard from the campaign UUID set in the AndroidManifest.xml file.

Parameters

callback

RHLeaderboardReferralCallBackListener

Callback interface if you want to get the callback after API execution ; else NULL

Step 1.

Call rh.getLeaderboard(RHLeaderboardReferralCallBackListener callback) method of the RH class to get Subscriber API calls, passing the RHLeaderboardReferralCallBackListener instance.

Use the following code to Get Leaderboard:

RH rh =  RH.getInstance();
rh.getLeaderboard(new RH.RHLeaderboardReferralCallBackListener() {
   @Override
   public void onLeaderboardReferralSuccessCallback(@Nullable String response) {
      
   }

   @Override
   public void onLeaderboardReferralFailureCallback(@Nullable String response) {

   }
});