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Mixpanel Swift Library

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Welcome to the official Mixpanel Swift Library

The Mixpanel Swift library for iOS is an open source project, and we'd love to see your contributions! We'd also love for you to come and work with us! Check out Jobs for details.

If you are using Objective-C, we recommend using our Objective-C Library.

Current supported features

Our master branch and our releases are now on Swift 4.2.

If you wish to use our Swift 4/4.1 implementation, please point to the v2.4.5 release. If you wish to use our Swift 3 implementation, please point to the v2.2.3 release. If you wish to use our Swift 2.3 implementation, please point to the v1.0.1 release.

Our Swift library fully supports all of the Mixpanel features, and has full parity with the Objective-C Library.



Our current release only supports CocoaPods version 1.1.0+

Mixpanel supports CocoaPods for easy installation. To Install, see our swift integration guide »

For iOS, tvOS, macOS, and App Extension integrations:

pod 'Mixpanel-swift'


Mixpanel also supports Carthage to package your dependencies as a framework. Include the following dependency in your Cartfile:

github "mixpanel/mixpanel-swift"

Check out the Carthage docs » for more info.

Manual Installation

To help users stay up to date with the latests version of our Swift SDK, we always recommend integrating our SDK via CocoaPods, which simplifies version updates and dependency management. However, there are cases where users can't use CocoaPods. Not to worry, just follow these manual installation steps and you'll be all set.

Step 1: Add as a Submodule

Add Mixpanel as a submodule to your local git repo like so:

git submodule add git@github.com:mixpanel/mixpanel-swift.git

Now the Mixpanel project and its files should be in your project folder!

Step 2: Drag Mixpanel to your project

Drag the Mixpanel.xcodeproj inside your sample project under the main sample project file:

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Step 3: Embed the framework

Select your app .xcodeproj file. Under "General", add the Mixpanel framework as an embedded binary:

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Initializing and Usage


Import Mixpanel into AppDelegate.swift, and initialize Mixpanel within application:didFinishLaunchingWithOptions: alt text

func application(_ application: UIApplication,
                 didFinishLaunchingWithOptions launchOptions: [NSObject: AnyObject]?) -> Bool {
    Mixpanel.initialize(token: "MIXPANEL_TOKEN")

You initialize your Mixpanel instance with the token provided to you on mixpanel.com.

Start tracking

After installing the library into your iOS app, Mixpanel will automatically collect common mobile events. You can enable/ disable automatic collection through your project settings.

To interact with the instance and track additional events, you can either use the mixpanel instance given when initializing:

mixpanel.track(event: "Tracked Event!")

or you can directly fetch the instance and use it from the Mixpanel object:

Mixpanel.mainInstance().track(event: "Tracked Event!")

You're done! You've successfully integrated the Mixpanel Swift SDK into your app. To stay up to speed on important SDK releases and updates, star or watch our repository on Github.

Have any questions? Reach out to support@mixpanel.com to speak to someone smart, quickly.


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v2.5.6 - Jan 11, 2019

  • Pass flag to backend indicating when $distinct_id might have been set to a pre-existing $distinct_id value instead of a generated UUID (used when resolving aliases) https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/276

v2.5.5 - Nov 7, 2018

  • Fix the issue where in some rare cases events could potentially be sent more than once. https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/264

v2.5.4 - Oct 19, 2018

  • Events will have properties $user_id which is identified user and $device_id which is how anonymous events are tracked as before identify was called. https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/262

  • People updates will also contain fields $user_id and $device_id. https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/262

v2.5.3 - Oct 14, 2018

  • Fix codeless tracking not able to track UITextField in iOS 12 https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/260

  • Unset VALID_ARCH setting, thanks @krbarnes https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/258

  • Remove collectionName and groupName from Tweak init public params, they are not meant to be exposed https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/261

  • Enable an Active Compilation Condition NO_AB_TESTING_EDITOR to disable ab testing web editor support(disable gesture recognizer) explicitly. Otherwise, it is enabled by default. https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/260

v2.5.2 - Oct 8, 2018

  • Fix crash on tapping notification when built by Xcode 10 (Thanks @squarelab-jwlee) ! https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-swift/pull/256