Quick question on "test device".

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Erbin Lim

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Apr 23, 2014, 1:53:37 PM4/23/14
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I'm very new to this and only started putting in ads in my app, so please bear with me. I'm trying to stay within the guidelines and terms of use. I just have two quick questions


1. I sometimes have two devices, can I simply use the code for eg:

AdRequest adRequest = new AdRequest.Builder()
    .addTestDevice("AC98C820A50B4AD8A2106EDE96FB87D4") // My Galaxy Nexus test phone
    .addTestDevice("AC98C80571ABCDEF5157070707070707") // Tablet
    .build();
in order to register both devices as a test device?

2. Is it "safe" to leave the test devices lines of code in a release version to by published on google play. Sometimes I forget to remove the code when exporting to google play.

Thanks.

Kunal Verma

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Apr 23, 2014, 2:29:27 PM4/23/14
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Yes, you are doing it the correct way for registering both devices. 
Also, if you test on Emulator, you can add

.addTestDevice(AdRequest.DEVICE_ID_EMULATOR)

Secondly, It is completely safe to leave the test devices lines of code in a release version. You don't need to remove it. I have seen, that whenever I download my app from Google play on that particular device ( which I have added as test device), only test ads are shown. So, I can use my apps without worrying.
And on other devices, real Ads are shown.



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