Saving Setting Option (Local or Database)

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Hi,

I am adding various intro pop up screens / messages to my app that explain various parts of the app... such as:


==============================

WELCOME

This section allows you to... etc.

[ ] don't show this again

==============================


User's can click the 'don't show this again' option and the setting will be saved,so that they don't see the message again, however i am trying to decide where to save this setting.

Which do you think is a better method?

A - save the setting to locally within the app (quicker access, but would future updates cause problems)

B - save the setting to the user's profile in the database (slower, but would not effect future updates)


Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
 
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In general no one likes repeatedly making the same selections. I tend to default with carrying configuration over versions, unless there is a very specific reason to change that on a new version.
 

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I can't imagine that future updates would cause issues unless you made changes that played with the config setting. I'd go with A and keep everything contained within the app or within its own specific config settings.
 

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