Ionic Push Notification - App not live

After doing the below steps to set up push notifications, the app on console still says its not live. How do I overcome this?

Below are the steps that we have done:

  1. ionic add ionic-platform-web-client

  2. ionic plugin add phonegap-plugin-push

  3. Add push notification code

  4. ionic io init

  5. ionic config set dev_push false

  6. ionic push --google-api-key <API_KEY>

  7. ionic config set gcm_key <GCM_KEY>

  8. Build app and upload the apk.