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What are Notification Hubs?

Learn how Notification Hubs can simplify sending cross-platform, personalized push notifications to any device platform from any back-end, in the cloud or on-prem.

Get started with Notification Hubs

Quickly set up your mobile app (Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, Android, iOS) to receive push notifications.

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Notification Hubs feature guide

Learn about the main features of Notification Hubs, and get guidance in the design and deployment of a cloud or on-prem solution.

Use tags to send breaking news

Build a mobile app that allows selection of news categories and then receives push notifications based on user selections. Mobile app code is available for Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, and iOS.

Use templates to localize breaking news

Extend the breaking news app to send localized news using templates. Mobile app code is available for Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, and iOS.

Use tags to send notifications to authenticated users

Send notifications to users using the app back-end to register the users' devices with your notification hub. Back-end code is available for .NET and Mobile Services (Node.js). Mobile app code is available for Windows Store and iOS.

Use templates to send cross-platform notifications to authenticated users

Use templates to send push notifications from a Mobile Service or an ASP.NET app, without having to craft platform-specific payloads in your back-end. Back-end code is available for .NET and Mobile Services (Node.js). Mobile app code is available for Windows Store and iOS.

//BUILD 2013 talk: Deliver push notifications to millions of devices

Watch the // BUILD2013 video about the main design patterns for architecting solutions using Notification Hubs.

Use the REST interface

Learn how to use Notification Hubs REST endpoints to access all runtime functionalities from any back-end.

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Debug Notification Hubs applications

Get guidance troubleshooting and debugging Notification Hubs solutions.

Notification Hubs telemetry

Learn about telemetry available in the Azure portal and how to access it programmatically through REST.