How To Connect Firebase In Android Applications

Introduction

Firebase is used to develop high-quality apps. It supports “Android”, “iOS”, “Web”, and “Unity”.

Firebase is an emerging technology in mobile application development. It is a more secure cloud based platform, and provides a lot of services for building mobile applications very efficiently and quickly. 

Firebase services

  • Cloud Messaging
  • Authentication
  • Realtime Database
  • Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Functions
  • Hosting
  • Test Lab
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Crash Reporting

Requirement

  • Android Studio  (Download Android Studio here)
  • Little bit of XML and JAVA Knowledge
  • Android Emulator (or) Android mobile
  • Stable internet connection during execution

The following steps should be followed

Carefully follow the below steps to connect Firebase to Android applications using Android Studio.

Step 1

Go to the Firebase site and create Firebase account using your Gmail id. Log into your account once created.

Link : https://firebase.google.com

Android

Step 2

This is the Firebase Console of my account.

Android

Step 3

Log into Firebase Gmail account from your Android Studio because this account synchronizes the data between Firebase and your application.

Android

Step 4

Open your project and click Tools  Firebase.

Android

Step 5

Now, open your Firebase Assistant and select Realtime Database.

Android

Step 7

Click "Connect to Firebase", as shown below. It will connect the app to the Firebase account automatically.

Android

Step 8

It shows your app name already. Just choose your country and region, followed by clicking on "Connect to Firebase".

Android

Output

Now, your app is connected to Firebase.

Android

Don’t forgot to like and follow my articles. If you have any doubts, just comment below.