Can I use Deep Links in Ably Push Notifications?

Deep links (an Android concept which is also sometimes used to mean iOS’s URL schemes and universal links) can be created once a push notification is received on the device. You don’t create a deep link using Ably, but you can create one in response to a push message sent by Ably being received by the device (e.g. in onMessageReceived).

There is also implicit deep linking which is not really related to push notifications.

There is also an extra concept for Android, using click action and intent filter (not very well documented anywhere). It’s not a “deep link”, but it will launch the activity specified by the click_action string in the push payload.

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