Upgrading to 5.3.0 and above
The Helpshift SDK v5.3 is a major update and we have made some important changes. If you have questions or feedback, please Contact Us
Support for Swift
With version 5.3.0, Helpshift SDK has added support for Swift. In order to use SDK 5.3.x for your app, Helpshift recommends you to follow the steps, depending on whether your app is made in Swift, ObjectiveC or mix of both. The minimum required XCode version is 10.2. If you have questions or feedback, please Contact Us
Pure Swift App
No integration impact.
Swift + Objective C app
No integration impact
Pure Objective C app
- Set Always Embed Swift binaries in the build settings to YES
runpath search pathsin the build settings. Make sure it is above the
$(TOOLCHAIN_DIR)/usr/lib/swift-5.0/$(PLATFORM_NAME)for Xcode 11.x or
$(TOOLCHAIN_DIR)/usr/lib/swift/$(PLATFORM_NAME)for Xcode 10.x to the
Library Search Pathsin the build settings.
Impact on your app
|Host app already using Swift||iOS Version > 12.2||Impact|
|No||Yes||Only integration impact. No size impact.|
|No||No||2 MB size addition in final downloaded IPA|
Granting iCloud permission for iOS 10 and below
With version 5.3.0, End-users will be able to send files such as pdf, video, etc. where before 5.3.0 end-users could only send images. For iOS 10 and below, to access files in the “Files” app of iOS, developers will need to add iCloud capability with iCloud Documents services enabled. For more info please refer the Prerequisites section here.