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 from the dashboard, then 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 from the dashboard, then go to Settings » Configuration » Android Notification Categories.
  2. Click , make your changes, and click Save, or click the trash can icon to delete.