Push Notifications

Test your Push Notifications directly in the Simulator.

Many developers think you can only test Push Notifications on a real device. The opposite is true and once you know, you’ll be much faster in building support for notifications into your app.

Create a Push Notification

Push notifications can be added like Deeplinks and Locations into your App Group. You’ll have to store the JSON that comes with your notification:

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Within the editor, you can click the Send button to test out the notification in the Simulator. Once configured correctly, you can access and test the notification at any time from the side window:

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You can read more about this feature in my dedicated article Testing push notifications on the iOS simulator.

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