Editor’s note: This post was originally posted on Nov. 8, 2021 and was republished on Dec. 19, 2023 to ensure all content and links are up to date and accurate.

In order to build the best experiences, engineers need the best data available.

Mobile makes this challenge more complex, with variables that include device types, different operating systems, and connectivities, to name just a few.

With a growing number of tools that all offer varying levels of visibility into your mobile app health, performance, and stability, it can be difficult to know exactly which metrics you should be tracking.

In this post, we’ll outline the most important performance metrics you need to track, and how they help you get to the root cause of issues more quickly, so you can build better mobile experiences.