Before you can send your first push message, you need to prepare your iOS app
- your app needs to be published succesfully to the Apple app store
- you need to add a Pushcertificate to your app
This article explains you how to create and upload Apple push certificates. This can be done after your app is published to the apple app store.
- Open the Publish dashboard
- Click on the V next to Edit Store info to open the dropdown and Select View push certificates
- Click Add new in the top right corner top open this wizard:
- Click the button to Download your Apple push certificate signing request file
- Remember the name of the Bundle Identifier in the grey box on this screen.
- Click the button at Step 2.
This will open your developers account at Apple at the Identifiers screen. You might need to login before you will see that screen.
- Search for the row where the identifier matches the Bundle identifier name shown in the wizardpage in AppMachine. Click on that row
- Scroll down in the page Edit your app configuration till you see Push notifications and click the Configure button on that row
- Click on the Create Certificate button in the Production SSL certificate area
- Click the Choose File button at the bottom
- and upload the cert.SigningRequest file which you just downloaded from AppMachine in your Downloads folder
- Click Continue
- Click Download
- Activate the tab with AppMachine and click Continue
- Click Select File and select the aps.cer file which you just download from Apple
- Click Upload
- Congratulations, you just configured your Apple app to receive push messages.
- Select Push message in the left side navigation to start sending your first Push message.