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Firebase Messaging

Google has integrated Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) into Firebase. API Keys generated through Google API Console are no longer valid.

Enabling Cloud Messaging and generating Server API Key

1 - Sign in into Google Firebase
2 - Select CREATE A NEW PROJECT.

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You can also import an existing GCM project using the option below the button.

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3 - Type a name for your new project and select your country.

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4 - After the project has been created, click on the gear icon and select "Project settings"

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5 - Select CLOUD MESSAGING. Here you will see two keys:

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  • The Server Key is needed to configure the service in the MOCA Console.
  • The Sender ID should be used for the Android SDK configuration. (also known as GCM Sender Id).

Using the Key in the MOCA Console.

1 - Log in to your MOCA Account and go to Apps > app_to_be_configured > Settings > Services
2 - Select Add in Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) and paste your server API Key there

  • All done. You can now start sending notifications to your users using MOCA Platform to your Android users.