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Snippet to add to main.m in kivy-ios project
UIView *gView;
UIViewController *gViewColtroller;
@interface myBanner : NSObject <GADBannerViewDelegate>
@property (nonatomic) BOOL show_ads;
@property (strong, nonatomic) GADBannerView *gbanner;
@property (strong, nonatomic) GADRequest *request;
static myBanner *vbanner = nil;
@implementation myBanner
-(id)init {
// admob allocation
NSLog(@"Creating google banner object");
self.request = [GADRequest request];
GADMobileAds.sharedInstance.requestConfiguration.testDeviceIdentifiers = @[ GADSimulatorID ];
//SDLUIKitDelegate *sdldelegate = [SDLUIKitDelegate sharedAppDelegate];
UIWindow *window = [UIApplication sharedApplication].keyWindow;
UIViewController *rootViewController = window.rootViewController;
gViewColtroller = rootViewController;//[[SDLLaunchScreenController alloc] init];
gView = rootViewController.view; ///gViewColtroller.view;
// Create a view of the standard size at the top of the screen.
// Available AdSize constants are explained in GADAdSize.h.
self.gbanner = [[GADBannerView alloc] initWithAdSize:GADAdSizeBanner];
[self.gbanner setDelegate:self];
// Specify the ad's "unit identifier." The default ID is for Google’s test banner ad. If everything works and you see a google test ad, you have implemented everything correctly.
self.gbanner.adUnitID = @"ca-app-pub-3940256099942544/6300978111"; // google's test id for banner ads
// ------------- Height and position of the banner ad
//CGRect screenBounds = [[UIScreen mainScreen] bounds];
//[self.gbanner setFrame:CGRectMake(0, 0, screenBounds.size.width, 1.5*self.gbanner.bounds.size.height)];
// = CGPointMake(screenBounds.size.width / 2, screenBounds.size.height - (self.gbanner.bounds.size.height / 2));
//self.gbanner.hidden = TRUE;
// Let the runtime know which UIViewController to restore after taking
// the user wherever the ad goes and add it to the view hierarchy.
self.gbanner.rootViewController = gViewColtroller;
[gView addSubview:self.gbanner];
[self.gbanner loadRequest:self.request];
self.show_ads = TRUE;
return self;
// Called before ad is shown, good time to show the add
- (void)adViewDidReceiveAd:(GADBannerView *)view
NSLog(@"Admob load");
self.gbanner.hidden = !self.show_ads;
// An error occurred
- (void)adView:(GADBannerView *)view didFailToReceiveAdWithError:(NSString *)error
NSLog(@"Admob error: %@", error);
self.gbanner.hidden = TRUE;
-(void)dealloc {
NSLog(@"Freeing ads");
if (self.gbanner) {
[self.gbanner removeFromSuperview];
[self.gbanner release];
self.gbanner.delegate = nil;
self.gbanner = nil;
[super dealloc];
- (void)showAds:(int)ontop {
self.show_ads = TRUE;
NSLog(@"Displaying banner object ontop:%d.", ontop);
CGSize AdSize = GADAdSizeBanner.size;
CGRect frame = self.gbanner.frame;
frame.origin.x = (gViewColtroller.view.bounds.size.width - AdSize.width) / 2 ;
if (ontop)
frame.origin.y = 0.0f;
frame.origin.y = gViewColtroller.view.bounds.size.height - AdSize.height;
self.gbanner.frame = frame;
@interface adSwitch : NSObject
@implementation adSwitch
-(id)init {
if (!vbanner)
vbanner = [[myBanner alloc] init];
[vbanner showAds:1];
return self;
-(void) show_ads {
if (!vbanner)
vbanner = [[myBanner alloc] init];
[vbanner showAds:1];
-(void) hide_ads {
if (vbanner)
[vbanner release];
vbanner = nil;
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