Mobile App / NativeScript

Kinvey Chat allows publishing a chatbot in your NativeScript mobile app. Using the Kinvey Chat plugin for NativeScript you can add a full-blown chat component that is directly integrated with your bot.


Create a new channel in Kinvey Chat

To receive messages and other events sent by your NativeScript app users, you need to enable Mobile App / NativeScript channel.

  1. Open the Channels & Publishing section of your Kinvey Chat bot.
  2. Click the Enable button for Mobile App / NativeScript.
  3. Click the Generate configuration button. You will get instructions on how to setup the NativeScript plugin.

You can see the plugin in npm or in the NativeScript marketplace.

Test your bot

After the plugin is added to your app and configured to work with your bot, you should be able to use the plugin chat UI to send messages to your bot.