Send Firebase push notifications using Postman


Before starting my article, It would be better to mention that I am not going to discuss about how to implement and set up the Firebase push notifications here. I am going to discuss only push notification testing using Postman.


First, follow the below steps to set up Postman to send Firebase notifications.

  1. Enter https://fcm.googleapis.com/fcm/send URL and select POST method.
  2. Add Authorization and Content-Type headers.
    • Authorization — key = “server key”
    • Content-Type — application/json

(to find server key Go to your firebase console and select your Firebase Project, Click on Settings icon >Project Settings > Cloud Messaging > Server Key )

  1. Add the following as your Body
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{
"to":"fcm token",
"notification" : {
"sound" : "default",
"body" : "test body",
"title" : "test title",
"content_available" : true,
"priority" : "high",
},
"data" : {
"sound" : "default",
"body" : "test body",
"title" : "test title",
"content_available" : true,
"priority" : "high",
}
}

  1. Press Send button

After following these steps, you can send push notifications and find out whether the Firebase push notifications are working for you or not.