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This API gets the current Nielsen opt-out state of AppSDK. Call this API to retrieve the Opt-Out or Opt-In state.

Warning: calling getOptOutStatus() in main thread may cause deadlock, be sure to call in a background thread.


public boolean getOptOutStatus()

Input Parameters

Parameter Description

Output Parameters

Output Parameters (Return value) Description
True / False Returns ‘True’ if App SDK is currently opted out and returns ‘False’ if SDK is in opt-In state.


  • The value of the userOptOut() state is persisted across application launches on the shared preferences object local to the App SDK.
  • The Opt-Out status is internally managed and stored by the SDK. The App does not need to retain the value of SDK Opt-Out status.