It is within that framework that some native Android applications generated with GeneXus will have to be updated in coming weeks to ensure continuity of their functioning. The cause for this is Google’s decision to make disruptive changes to its APIs and Google Cloud Messaging and Google Places services that necessarily force some system updates.
Android applications to be updated:
Android applications (as well as server-side services) that forward notifications with the RemoteNotifications functionality based on Google Cloud Messaging are expected to cease functioning as of April 11, 2019 –the date on which Google will discontinue the associated service. The replacement functionality to be used is Notification Provider API (recommended as from GeneXus 15 Upgrade 3, in March 2017) which allows for notifications to be forwarded with OneSignal or with JPush.
More information: HowTo: Push Notifications using external provider.
Android applications that use some specific functionalities associated with geo-localization and based on the discontinued capabilities of the Google Places service.
They require updating to GeneXus 16 Upgrade 3 (build 131594) or installing a specific hotfix.
More information on SAC 45111 - Problems in selecting a point on a map.
For further information or a specific hotfix, you may contact the GeneXus support team at: email@example.com