I followed the push notification android setup . I ionic build for android and then email myself the
.apk. I download the app on my phone. I run it, go to the push tab and click “Register”. An alert box with the device key pops up. All good in the hood.
When I go to the push page for my app (https://apps.ionic.io/app/c1be93aa/push/list) and create a new notification:
I turn it on and it all looks good. My app has one download, from me emailing it to myself and downloading it. I still have not received any push notification on my phone though. Does it only work for apps deployed on google play? Why can’t I see the push notification on my phone after I download the .apk for my app?
I wrote up a blog post for the steps I took, following the docs closely: