Where can I find my Google/Firebase Cloud Messaging API key?

As of September 2016, you can no longer create Google Cloud messaging API keys.


As such, we recommend you instead create a new server API key using the Cloud Messaging tab of the Settings panel .


1. Click on Settings, Cloud Messaging, and the press "Add Server Key" to create a new server API key:


2. Copy the new server API key from the Firebase settings panel to your clipboard

3. Add the API key to your Ably Notification app dashboard

Visit your Ably Notification app dashboard.

Then paste in the newly generated server API key into the text box beneath "Setting up Google/Firebase Cloud Messaging" and click "Save GCM/FCM settings".  Once saved, the page should look something like:

Find out more about how Firebase compares with Ably more generally.

If you have any questions about this or any other part of Ably, then please contact us.