Open Channel Notification Reference

Open channels provide a way to send messages to devices and apps that aren’t natively supported by Airship. An open channel is essentially any internet-connected device that can accept and interpret a JSON payload.

See the tutorials for usage information.


Composer Options and Settings

These options are available for open channel notifications created in the Message and Automation composers.

AudienceMessage and A/B Test
  • Open channels can be combined with any other channel.1
ContentMessage, Automation, and A/B Test
DeliveryMessage and A/B Test
  • Available delivery types: Send Now, Schedule
  • Available options: Campaign Categories, Custom Keys, Expiration
  • Available options: Campaign Categories, Custom Keys, Expiration, Start and End Dates

1 Upload Users is not available when you combine channels.