# Add PinchSDK

# Prerequisites

The following criterias must be fulfilled to implement the SDK:

  • Minimum iOS target: 9.0
  • Minimum Android SDK version: 15
  • Minimum Android compile version: 28
  • Java 8+
Latest Update Current Stable Release
November 23, 2022 1.5.0

# Install native module package

You can install packages from the command line with yarn or npm:

# Android


A runtime exception will be thrown if API key is missing during application launch.

In your android projects AndroidManifest.xml, add the following element as a child of the <application> element by inserting it just before the closing </application> tag:

If your project utilizies ProGuard, add the following exception to your ProGuard definition:

-keepclassmembers class com.fluxloop.pinch.core.model.** { *; }

# iOS

Navigate to your projects iOS directory and install the pods imported by the PinchSDK module, and open your xcworkspace:

$ cd ios
$ pod install
$ open <ProjectName>.xcworkspace

In your AppDelegate didFinishLaunchingWithOptions add the following method call:

Add bluetooth-central to your applications background modes. This allows us to scan for eddystone data without having access to users location.

# Import it

PinchSDK can now be used by importing it:

import { Pinch } from 'react-native-pinch-sdk'