Step 2 – Enable Push Notification for Android App

Step 01 – Create Project

To enable Push Notifications for your app, go to the Google Cloud Platform
Login with your Google Play store account details
If this is the first time, you will need to create a new project
To do this, in the menu bar, click on Create Project

A pop-up will appear > simply click on the + Plus Icon on the far-right
In the next screen, give your project a name (magazine name) and click on Create
Your new project will now appear in the Google Cloud Dashboard
Under Project Info > click on Manage Project Settings
In the next screen, under Project Number, copy the number that appears.

Go back to MagCast > Android Setup Menu
Select Enable Push and and paste it in the Project number in the field provided.

Step 02 – Enable Cloud Messaging

Go to the Firebase Console
Click on Import a Google project
Click on the radio button for your app name
Select your country region
Click on Add Firebase button
Your App Project will appear in the Firebase Dashboard > click on it
The page will reload
In the left sidebar, click on the Gear icon next to your app name
Click on Project Settings
Click on the Cloud Messaging Tab
Click on the Generate Key link
Copy the Server Key displayed
Legacy Server Key
Paste the Server key in the field provided in MagCast

Step 03 – Enable Google Cloud Messaging for the app

Login to your Google Play Developer account here
Click on the Services & Api tab
Under the Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) section click on Link Sender ID
Paste the Server key you copied in step 2 and click Link
The page will refresh and the Project number for your app should appear.

Step 04 – Save your details

Go back to MagCast Enable Push section
Click on the Submit button save your details

Click the button below to go to the next step in the app setup…

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