Is it possible to send a notification to a specific device using the HWID rather than the Device Token?

asked 22 Jan '14, 20:56
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edited 23 Jan '14, 09:35

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Yes, it is possible. You can simply use HWID in the "devices" section of the createMessage request instead of push tokens.

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answered 23 Jan '14, 09:31
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Dmitry Dyudeev

Would this method be any more or less reliable than sending via Tags?

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answered 23 Jan '14, 15:01
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This would work as hwid does not usually change. It might change under certain circumstances, for example user had reset iOS device. With tags it is easier to target user on multiple devices, also Pushwoosh provides tags like language, country, city out of the box. However if you have your own filtering system there is nothing wrong about using hwids.

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answered 23 Jan '14, 18:31
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