Monaca sends push notifications via FCM (Firebase Cloud Messaging). FCM
is a cross-platform messaging solution that lets you reliably deliver
messages at no cost. Using FCM, you can notify a client app that new
email or other data is available to sync. You can send notification
messages to drive user reengagement and retention. For use cases such as
instant messaging, a message can transfer a payload of up to
4KB to a
In this page, we will guide you to enable push notifications service for Android applications with Monaca.
Server API key and
Sender ID from Firebase console is required to
integrate FCM with Monaca. To get this API key, please proceed as
Click on + Add project.
Input a project’s name and choose your country/region. Then, click on CREATE PROJECT.
Once your project is created, go to
Project settings from the left
In the Settings page, go to
CLOUD MESSAGING. Then, you will be able
to see the
Server Key and
Sender ID which will be used in Monaca
push notification settings later. The
Server Key is Server API key
for the push notification and the
Sender ID represents a sender.
From Monaca Backend window, go to Push Notification.
On the top-right-corner, click on
Gear icon and select Push Configuration.
Android section, input the
Sender ID and
Server API Key and
click on Save. Now, the Android push notification is enabled and
ready to use.