Introduction

Want to explore your existing chat app's experience with advanced functionalities of typing indicator, read receipts, threads, notifications, and more.

Then this is your tutorial with step-by-step technical concepts, explained in detail to enhance your Kotlin chat app capabilities in android for better chat experience. So, with no more delay let's learn!

Setup your Application

Basic Requirements for Chat App

This Kotlin tutorial was built with the below requirements,

  • Android Lollipop 5.0 (API Level 21) or above
  • Java 7 or higher
  • Gradle 4.1.0 or higher

Initial Setup for Kotlin Chat App

The initial setup to build your existing chat app using kotlin involves the below steps,

  • Get the SDK license key for your Applications
  • Installation setup
  • Integration of Chat SDK
  • Configure the server with SDK server & Data
  • Initialization of Chat SDK
  • New User Registration
  • Get connected to the Chat Server
  • Sending/Receiving of messages

Now, the first initialization process begins with installation, wherein the task of chat SDK implementation is performed at the beginning.

Let's understand this in detail.

Conclusion

Welldone! Now your prebuilt Kotlin chat app is ready with more enhanced capabilities to send and receive text messages.

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