I am using the google play ads dependency just to get the advertising id.
Is there any way to avoid this as the library has a method count of 6201.
AdvertisingIdClient and its associated classes are also found in the much smaller
if you use Google Play services 8.3. Prior to that point, you are correct in that it was part of
In any case, it is strongly recommended that you use ProGuard to remove unused code from your app before shipping retail versions of your app.