In November 2022, Google Play Services for AR will remove deprecated methods related to NDK camera images and metadata.
Apps using these methods in affected versions of the ARCore SDK might start to behave differently or crash when users update Google Play Services for AR.
Beginning in November 2022, your app may stop working or crash when users update to the latest version of Google Play Services for AR if:
- Your app was compiled with an affected SDK
- Your app uses any of the following affected APIs:
If your app was compiled with
ARCore SDK version…
|And uses affected APIs…||Breaking behavior starting in November 2022|
|1.19.0 or lower||
|1.10.0 or lower||
||Returns a 0x0 sized image.|
Fix affected apps
Affected apps may see breakage in November 2022. To mitigate this, rebuild your app using the latest ARCore SDK. At a minimum, you must upgrade to ARCore SDK version 1.20.0 or later.
(ARCore SDK version 1.20.0)
Deprecate native APIs.
Update implementation to use alternate native APIs.
|November 2021||Announce future breaking change due to pending removal of implementation of affected APIs from Google Play Services for AR in November 2022.|
Remove implementation of affected APIs from
Google Play Services for AR.
Introduce breaking change for apps using ARCore versions prior to 1.20.0.