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Quick Start

To get the SDK loaded and running, you’ll need to:

  1. Install the Bluedot React Native npm package
  2. iOS: Install the Bluedot Point SDK Pod
  3. Set up the build.gradle file for Android
  4. Initialize the SDK

1. Install the Bluedot React Native package

In the root directory of your project run

$ npm install bluedot-react-native --save
  1. iOS: Install the Bluedot Point SDK Pod

To install the Bluedot Point SDK pod run the following commands in the terminal from the root directory of your project:

$ cd ios
$ pod install

Make sure to update the info.plist file within the ios folder. For further information please refer to the section Update your info.plist file in the iOS Quick Start Guide

3. Android: Update the build.gradle file

Include Jitpack in your Maven dependencies in the build.gradle file

allprojects {
  repositories {
    // ADD IT HERE
    maven { 
      url "" 

Make sure Jetify is available in your development environment

$ npx jetify

4. Initialize the SDK

Now that the project has been set up, you can import and initialize the Bluedot React Native package from your App:

The initialize method expects 3 parameters:

projectIdStringThe project Id you’re going to use. This can be found in the Canvas.
onSuccess callbackFunctionCallback that will be executed when the SDK is successfully initialized
onError callbackFunctionCallback will be executed when the SDK did not initialize
import React from 'react'
import BluedotPointSdk from 'bluedot-react-native';

export default function App() {
  React.useEffect(() => {
      () => console.log("On Success Callback"),
      (error) => console.error("On Error Callback", error)
  }, [])

  return (...)

Initialize Status

You can use the isInitialized method to check the status of the SDK. It will return a boolean value.

  .then(status => console.log("Is Bluedot SDk initialized?", status))
  .catch(error => console.error("Error", error))

At this point, you’ve got the basics together, but to start receiving location events from the SDK, your need to use our Geo-triggering and/or Tempo features.