Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) is the core service in Firebase that enables sending push notifications to Android devices. It provides a reliable and scalable infrastructure for delivering messages to targeted users or devices. FCM supports various messaging types, including notification messages and data messages.

Prerequisite To create a sync in, it is essential to integrate Firebase into your Android app beforehand.

Creating Service Account Credentials

  • Go to the Firebase console and select your project.
  • Click on the gear icon located in the top-left corner and navigate to Project settings.
  • In the Service Accounts tab, scroll down to find the section titled “Firebase Admin SDK” and click on the Generate New Private Key button.
  • A dialog box will appear with a warning about the sensitivity of the generated private key. Read the information carefully and click on the Generate Key button.
  • The private key file will be downloaded automatically. It is a JSON file containing your Service Account credentials.

Firebase Admin Console

Creating Firebase Connection on

  • Go to destinations on and click on +DESTINATION to create a new destination. Select Android Push Notifications as the destination.

Selecting Destination

  • Provide the desired Connection Name and uploaded the Firebase Service Account details file from the Firebase console.

Configuring Destination

  • Click on Next to create the destination. If the connection details are valid, the destination will be created successfully.

Setting up the sync

Supported Sync Modes

Android Push Notifications supports the following destination sync modes. Please refer to the Destination Sync Modes for more information on the different destination modes.

Destination ModeSupported

1. Creation

Go to the syncs section in and click on the +SYNC button to initiate the creation of a new sync.

2. Warehouse and Destination Selection

  • Choose the desired data source for your sync. This could be any of the supported sources.
  • Select “Android Push Notifications” as the destination for your sync. And proceed to the mapping page.

3. Mapping Source Columns to Destination Fields

  • On the Mapping page, map the source columns to the destination fields. The following table lists the supported destination fields. these fields can be used to create templated push notifications.

Fields Mapping

  • Click on the Next button. Provide a name for your sync and schedule it to run at the desired frequency.

4. Verifying the Sync run

  • On the sync page

Sync runs page

  • On Firebase Console, navigate to Cloud Messaging and click on View FCM reporting dashboard to view the push notification statistics.

Reports on Firebase console page

  • On the mobile device ( Demo App ), App should receive the push notification.