Configure Mobile App Platforms

Add support for mobile app messaging to your project, or edit an existing configuration.

Configure iOS

 Note

You will need your Apple Push Notification Service (APNs):

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Configure for iOS and enter the certificate password and upload the certificate .p12 file.
  3. Click Save.

Configure Amazon

 Note

You will need your Amazon Device Messaging (ADM) OAuth Client Credentials:

  • Client ID
  • Client secret

You can find these in the Amazon developer console. See: Get Your OAuth Credentials and API Key.

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Configure for Amazon and enter your client ID and client secret.
  3. Click Save.

Configure Android

 Note

You will need your Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM):

  • Server key
  • Package name

You can find the server key in the Firebase console in Project settings » Cloud Messaging.

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Configure for Android and enter your server key and package name.
  3. Click Save.

Configure Windows

 Note

You will need your Windows Push Notification Services (WNS):

  • Package security identifier (SID)
  • Secret key

You can find these in the Partner Center; follow the instructions on the App Management - WNS/MPNS page.

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Configure for Windows and enter your SID and secret key.
  3. Click Save.

Configure Apple News

 Note

You will need your Apple News Publisher:

  • Channel ID
  • API key
  • API key secret

You can find the channel ID and API key in the Settings tab in News Publisher. The API key secret is shown only when it is first issued.

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Configure for Apple News and enter a channel name and your News Publisher channel ID, API key, and API secret The Apple News channel name is used for preview purposes in the dashboard.
  3. Check the box for each of the Supported Countries you have configured in your News Publisher channel settings.
  4. Click Save.
 Note

  • Your News Publisher channel ID has no relation to an Airship Channel ID.

  • We validate the country selection you click Send Now or Send When Live as the final step in creating an Apple News notification. If a country selected here is not configured in your News Publisher channel settings, you will see an error in the dashboard when attempting to send to that country.

Edit or Delete a Mobile App Channel

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Channels » Mobile App Platforms.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. Make your changes and click Save, or click remove this service.