Google Search App Referrer android-app://com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox

Kunihiro

29-07-2016

I've found our eVar/prop for raw referrers showing unfamiliar value "android-app://com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox".
However, default "Referrer" doesn't count such value at all.
The value of "Referrer Type" broke down by this raw referrer is "Typed/Bookmarked". 

I discovered this is the value of referrer of Google Search App traffic.
Then is it appropriate to deal it as "No Referrer"? Should we treat it as search traffic?

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jchuck5612

05-12-2016

Hi @Kunihiro - I found this today as well. Here's the latest updates from Adobe which describe them now supporting the referring information from Mobile Apps.

https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/whatsnew/ 

             
NoticeDate Added or UpdatedDescription

Removed restrictions on how Analytics handles technology data

Update for November 29:

This change became effective on November 14, 2016.

Previously, Adobe Analytics did not record technology data for mobile web traffic. Meaning, reports in the Visitor Profile > Technology section in Reports & Analytics did not receive data for mobile web hits. Beginning with this release, the following reports will populate from mobile web traffic:

  • Java
  • JavaScript / JavaScript Version
  • Color Depth
  • Resolution
  • Browser Width
  • Browser Height
  • Referrer Type (typed / bookmarked)

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