Release date: July 12, 2021

Overview

Android Mobile Messaging SDK version 4.9.0 release includes Date Picker support and enhancements.

Environmental Requirements

The Android Mobile Messaging SDK version 4.9.0 uses:

  • Minimum API version 21
  • Compile API version 28
  • Target API version 28
  • Maps SDK "com.google.android.gms:play-services-maps:16.1.0"
  • Structured Content Library “com.liveperson.android:lp_structured_content:1.1.0”
  • Date Picker Library “com.liveperson.android:lp-date-picker:1.0.1”

(unchanged from version 4.8.1)

New Feature:

DatePicker allows brand agents to send the Structured Content to consumers to choose desired date or a date range using an inbuilt calendar. Here is the Date Picker Template.

Date Picker Single Selection Date Picker Range Selection

DatePicker JSON schema is only supported on accounts using UMS version 4.2, please contact your LivePerson representative to validate your account qualifies for this feature.

Bugs Fixed:

Enhancements:

  • Support bold and italic in system messages.
  • Support five additional languages. (Malaysian, Arabic, French-Canadian, Indonesian, Latin American Spanish)
  • Optimized History Control APIs to allow brands to decide which historical or current conversations displays to the consumer when opening the conversation screen.

Known Issue:

Deep links shared via Structured Content for InApp navigation are failing due to http prefix is getting added when clicked on a link. The workaround for this issue is to use structured_content_link_as_callback configuration of SDK and handle links inside host app when fired SDK event: LP_ON_STRUCTURED_CONTENT_LINK_CLICKED