How to Fix Violation of Usage of Android Advertising ID

Several of my clients have got the ‘Google Play policy violation warning’ email in the last 24 hours. The warning message reads something like, If you do not submit an app update within 7 days your app can will removed from google play. Here is a helping hand to help fix the problem.


To fully understand the violation you need to know what GDPR is and what technologies in your app are relevant to it. Here is a good break down of what GDPR is. If you have not done anything for GDPR you may have a lot of work ahead . A user on Expo forums reported that he has no ads and one of his libraries unbeknown to him has been using Advertising IDs, be warned. A lot of common libraries like Firebase, Crashlytics, Fabric, AdMob and Play services use PII(personal Identifiable information).

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