Configure APNS In Growlytics

To send Push Notifications, Growlytics needs to have APNS credentials generated on your Apple Developer Account. Use following guide lines to cnofiure APNS credentials in Growlytics dashboard.

APNS Authentication Key

APNS Auth keys are the recommended method to enable sending push notifications to your app installed on iOS devices. To send push notifications to iOS users, it is required to generate the APNs Auth Key file for your application and upload it to the Growlytics dashboard.

Step 1: Generate APNS Authentication Key

To create an APNS auth key, you will need to do the following:

  1. Visit the Apple Developer Member Center and sign in with your credentials. You will need to create an apple developer account if you haven't already created earlier.

  2. Select the Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles on the left pane.

  3. On the certificates page, click on 'Keys' on the left pane as shown below.

  1. In the Keys page that opens, click on the '+' icon to create a new auth key.

  2. In the 'Register a New Key' page that opens, enter the key name and choose the Apple Push Notifications Service (APNS) in the list available below.

  3. Next, click on the Register Button. It will open the Download your Keys page.

  4. Click on Download to download your Auth key file. Please note that you can download the auth key file only once. Copy the Key ID (highlighted in the image above) available on the download page. This is required to configure push notifications in the Growlytics dashboard. Once added, the Auth Key is listed under Keys as shown below.

Step 2: Configure APNS Key In Growlytics Dashboard

To create an APNS auth key, you will need to do the following:

  1. Go to Settings -> Mobile Push.

  2. Click on Configure iOS Push button.

  3. Fillup the Credentials form and click on save changes. Details for each form field is mentioned below:

    1. APNS Key File: The APNS Authentication Key File that you have generated from Apple Developers Panel.

    2. Key ID: Key ID is made available for the auth key that you had generated.

    3. Team ID: To ge the Team ID details, login to your Apple Developer panel, go to Membership section, you will see TEAM ID mentioned there in that screen.

    4. Bundle ID: You can find bundle id from your Xcode settings under "Signing & Capabilities" section.

Once configuration complete, next step is to set required sdk changes in your mobile app.

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