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Referral Source Not Showing in GA on mobile device stably

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We use Google Play Url Builder to generate qr code to be scanned on Android device. The device was redirected to Google Play store and installed the app. But the number in Acquisition - Source - All, was not match to the test we did. Steps as :


  1. make sure app isn't installed
  2. scan qr code generated with Google Play Url Builder
  3. choose open link
  4. device showing Google play with our app listed
  5. hit install 
  6. open app after installation completed
  7. see log in device : Screen Shot 2017-04-14 at 12.43.44.png
  8. check number in GA