Amazon Pinpoint
Developer Guide

Testing the Sample App With Amazon Pinpoint

To verify that your AWS Mobile Hub sample app can receive push notifications from Amazon Pinpoint, use Amazon Pinpoint to create a simple campaign and send a message to the app.


To complete this task, you need a Mobile Hub sample app with Amazon Pinpoint support. To receive push notifications, you must build the sample app and run it. For more information, see Getting Started With iOS Apps or Getting Started With Android Apps.

To send a push notification to the sample app

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Pinpoint console at

  2. On the Projects page, choose the app that you created in AWS Mobile Hub.

  3. Unless you have already created a campaign for your app, the console shows the Campaigns page. Choose New campaign to create a campaign.

               The Campaigns page for a first-time user.
  4. The Create a campaign page displays at the Details step.

  5. For Name your campaign, type a name to make the campaign easy to recognize later.

  6. For Choose the type of your campaign, choose Standard campaign.

  7. Choose Next step, and the console displays the Segments step.

  8. Keep the default options for the segment, which include users who have used your app in the last 30 days. The Segment estimate count indicates how many user endpoints your campaign will deliver messages to. Because you built the sample app for iOS or Android and ran that app, you will see a segment estimate of 1 if your app successfully registered as an endpoint with Amazon Pinpoint.

  9. Choose Next step. The console displays the Message step.

  10. Keep Standard notification selected, and type a title and message for your test push notification.

  11. For Action, keep Open app.

  12. Choose Next step. The console displays the Schedule step.

  13. Choose Immediate, and then choose Next step. The console displays the Review and launch step.

  14. Choose Launch campaign. Amazon Pinpoint delivers your test push notification to the sample app on your test device.