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Anurag Jayaraman for Applozic Inc

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Applozic Android SDK Tutorial 1 – Setup and Configuration

Introduction

In this tutorial you will be learning how to integrate the basic functionalities of Applozic Android SDK to get started with your own chat application.

Our goal is to complete the following steps in this tutorial:

  1. Create Applozic account and receive API key
  2. Set up Android Studio
  3. Integrate Applozic Chat SDK in your app
  4. Configure the basic dependencies for your app

You can refer to the Applozic Android SDK documentation here.

Prerequisites

  1. Applozic account (Create your account here) for API/Application Key
  2. Android Studio (latest version)

Create Applozic account

Sign Up

Enter your personal dashboard after signing up for Applozic.

Enter your personal dashboard after signing up for Applozic.

Sign up screen
Sign up screen

Get your App ID

Go to Settings > Configuration > Install.
Copy the App ID and use it whenever required.

This is your App ID. You can use this as a unique key for your application.
This is your App ID. You can use this as a unique key for your application.

Set up Android Studio

Creating New Project

Create a new project using File ➙ New Project on the top right of the application.

Create a new project
Create a new project

Select "Empty Activity" from the list under "Phone and Tablet"

Select Empty Activity > Next
Select Empty Activity > Next

Rename the project as per your preference. I will name mine as applozic-tutorial-app.
Make sure to set the minimum SDK as Android 6.0.

Add a unique name and set the minimum SDK supported
Add a unique name and set the minimum SDK supported

Wait for your background tasks to complete.

Background tasks
Background tasks

Continue this Tutorial on Applozic Blog!

We have the detailed tutorial with code snippets available on our blog for you to continue with your integration!

Click here to learn how to:

  • Integrate Applozic Chat SDK in your app
  • Configure the basic dependencies for your app
  • Configure ProGuard rules

Please leave your feedback and doubts in the comments below!

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