Manage Android Notification Categories

Airship notification categories map to Android notification channels

After a developer has created Android notification channels within your app, add them here as Android Notification Categories. Then you can select a category as an Optional Message Feature when creating a message. Android Notification Categories are supported in Android O (8.0) and later.

Add an Android Notification Category

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Configuration » Android Notification Categories.
  2. Click New Notification Category and complete the form.
    • Name: This name appears when creating messages in the dashboard when you enable Notification Category as an Optional Message Feature.
    • Category ID: Enter the String id defined for your Android notification channel.
  3. Click Save.

Edit or Delete an Android Notification Category

  1. Open your messaging project and go to Settings » Configuration » Android Notification Categories.
  2. Click   , make your changes, and click Save. Or click   to delete.