The first Developer Preview of Privacy Sandbox is available on Android
The first Developer Preview of Privacy Sandbox for Android is finally available. Before going into the details, let’s remember that it is a Google plan created with the aim of eliminating third-party cookies and replace them, step by step, with new standards. “Privacy Sandbox on Android was created to enable new advertising solutions that improve user privacy and provide developers and companies with the tools to succeed on mobile devices” can be read on the Android developer blog.
In detail, this Developer Preview provides additional platform APIs and servicesincluding Software Development (SDK), system images, emulator, and developer documentation. Specifically, the latter will have access to:
- The system images for the Android SDK and Android 64-bit emulator which include the platform APIs.
- System images for the various smartphones from Google, from the Pixel 4 to the latest Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
- The developer guides for the SDK runtime and API Topics.
- Demo codes for use.
- The references for the Privacy Sandbox API.
Also, once you have set up your development environment, you will be able to try out various features. Finally, in the coming months, the Privacy Sandbox Developer Preview will receive further updates.