Notifications in Xamarin.Android

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last updated: 2017-12

Overview

This section shows how to implement notifications in Xamarin.Android. It will explain the various UI elements of an Android notification and discuss the API's involved with creating and displaying a notification.

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Local Notifications In Android

This section explains how to implement local notifications in Xamarin.Android. It describes the various UI elements of an Android notification and discuss the API's involved with creating and displaying a notification.

Walkthrough - Using Local Notifications in Xamarin.Android

This walkthrough covers how to use local notifications in a Xamarin.Android application. It demonstrates the basics of creating and publishing a notification. When the user clicks on the notification in the notification drawer it starts up a second Activity.

For Further Reading

Firebase Cloud Messaging – Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) is a service that facilitates messaging between mobile apps and server applications. Firebase Cloud Messaging can be used to implement remote notifications (also called push notifications) in Xamarin.Android applications.

Notifications – This Android Developer topic is the definitive guide for Android notifications. It includes a design considerations section that helps you design your notifications so that they conform to the guidelines of the Android user interface. It provides more background information about preserviing navigation when starting an Activity, and it explains how to display progress in a notification and control media playback on the Lock Screen.

NotificationListenerService – This Android service makes it possible for your app to listen to (and interact with) all notifications posted on the Android device, not just the notifications that your app is registered to receive. Note that the user must explicitly give permission to your app for it to be able to listen for notifications on the device.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.