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Adjust is a business intelligence platform for mobile app marketers, combining attribution for advertising sources with advanced analytics and store statistics.

Event Types

The purpose of the Adjust feed is to collect attribution and uninstall events from Adjust. The feed uses mParticle’s unified custom event type for attribution events to capture an attribution or uninstall postback from Adjust.

Attribution Data

Attribution events have an event type of Custom Event, a Custom Event Type of attribution and an Event Name defined by the event_type attribute.

Uninstall Data

Uninstall events have an event type of Uninstall.

Event Data

Each attribution and uninstall event from Adjust will contain the following, where available:

User and Device IDs

  • Apple Advertising ID
  • Apple Vendor ID
  • Android Advertising ID
  • Android ID
  • Customer ID
  • mParticle ID (MPID)

In order to send Customer ID and MPID you must configure partner parameters in Adjust, customer_id and a MPID respectively. See Adjust Configuration for more.

Custom Attributes

  • publisher - this will be the Network in Adjust.
  • campaign - this will be the Campaign Name in Adjust.

Additional Attributes

mParticle Name Adjust Mapped Name
event_type activity_kind
adgroup_name adgroup_name
application_version app_version_short
city city
country country
state country_subdivision
creative_name creative_name
product device_name
device_type device_type
is_organic is_organic
network_carrier isp
locale_language language
match_type match_type
network_name network_name
platform os_name
os_version os_version
zip postal_code
locale_country region
sdk_version sdk_version
search_term search_term
store store
environment environment

The type of event is defined by activity_kind. If the value is uninstall the data will be treated as an Uninstall event, other values will default to Attribution event (see Adjust’s best practices callbacks for more information).

Sample JSON

{
  "device_info": {
    "ios_advertising_id": "613ff528-afd1-4c1b-9628-e6ed25ece9c0",
    "ios_idfv": "d50782be-9807-41d9-836c-21e488d1c350",
    "device_country": "US",
    "product": "iPhone 10,1",
    "network_carrier": "Verizon Wireless",
    "locale_language": "en",
    "os_version": "10.1.0",
    "locale_country": "us",
    "platform": 1
  },
  "application_info": { 
    "application_version": "3.69.1"
  },
  "user_identities": {
    "customerId": "jim_keranga"
  },
  "user_attributes": {
    "$city": "Chicago",
    "$country": "us",
    "$state": "California",
    "$zip": "12345"
  },
  "events": [
    {
      "data": {
        "timestamp_unixtime_ms": 1516298443,
        "custom_attributes": {
          "Publisher": "Truth and Soul, Inc",
          "Campaign": "Ethereal Cereal",
          "event_type": "install",
          "adgroup_name": "Youtube",
          "creative_name": "YoutubeVideos",
          "device_type": "phone",
          "is_organic": 1,
          "match_type": "adwords",
          "network_name": "Organic",
          "sdk_version": "ios4.13.0",
          "search_term": "headspace app",
          "store": "itunes"
        },
        "custom_event_type": "attribution",
        "event_name": "attribution"
      },
      "event_type": "custom_event"
    }
  ],
  "environment": "production"
}

Enable the Feed

mParticle Configuration

  1. Select Directory, and click the Adjust tile.
  2. Click Add Adjust to Setup.
  3. Select the Input Feed Integration Type and click Add to Setup.
  4. Select the Adjust input configuration group to specify the configuration parameters:
  • Configuration Name
  • Act as Application
  1. Click Create.
  2. Copy the Token.

Adjust Configuration

Follow these instructions to configure the postback in Adjust and entering the token copied above.

If you’d like to forward Customer ID or MPID as part of the attribution data, you will need to configure your mobile application collect the respective ID as a Partner Parameters via the Adjust SDK. You can get details on the Adjust configuration for partner parameters in iOS and Android.

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