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Set up push notifications for Windows

To set up push notifications for Windows devices, we must use the Windows Push Notification Services (WNS). In order to use WNS, we must have a valid Windows Store account.


  1. Create a Windows Store account at Windows Dev Center Dashboard.
  2. Register your app with Windows Dev Center Dashboard and obtain the following credentials for our app.

    • Name
    • Publisher
    • Package Security Identifier (SID)
    • Client Secret
  3. We can set the certificates using any of the following methods:

    We can also associate your Windows project with the application in the Windows Store by right-clicking on the project and selecting Store > Associate App with the Store.


Your push notifications setup is now complete.

Parent topic: Setting up push notifications