Windows and Windows Phone Support FAQ

Does Urban Airship support Windows 10?

Yes. Please see our Windows SDK here and our Windows documentation here.


What types of notifications do you support with Windows?

We support toast and tile push notifications to the Windows and Windows Phone Operating Systems. Yes. Please see our Windows SDK here and our Windows documentation here.


Which Microsoft platforms are supported by the Urban Airship Engage service?

Urban Airship uses the Windows Notification Service (WNS) for toast and tile notification delivery. The WNS is supported on Windows 8 , Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. The WNS is also supported on Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile. Older versions of these Operating Systems are not supported.


Where do I get started?

Getting started is easy. Simply download the Windows Universal client SDK from the Urban Airship Developer Resources Page, and then visit our Windows Getting-Started Guide for implementation and setup instructions.


Which Urban Airship Engage features are supported with Windows?

Urban Airship provides support for live tile and toast notifications. We support tile notifications at the API level only, and we support toast notifications at both the API level and in the Classic Push Composer on the Go Dashboard interface. Visit our WNS Payload Reference Guide for instructions on using our API to send Windows toast and tile notifications. Windows devices can be segmented using tags and aliases.

Raw notifications, scheduled notifications, Rich Message Center inbox and in-app messages, location-based segmentation targeting, Tag Groups and Named Users, Gimbal geofencing, and advanced reports are not supported on Windows devices.

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