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Web Push Notification Icons & Images

Customizing Web Push notifications with your app icons, colors, and style.

Web push notifications support icon, image, and badge customization options.

Setting the Icon, Image, and Badge

You can add the default web icon in step 2 of the Web Push Setup configuration in the Dashboard.

When Sending Push Messages, you can set the icon, image, and badge here:

Sending from API, use chrome_web_icon, chrome_web_image, and chrome_web_badge parameters


Icon

The icon displays to the side of the notification's title and message. In this example, it is the OneSignal logo:

Icon Requirements

Color

RGB colors



Resolution

192x192 or larger



Filetype

jpg, png, gif, webp, ico, cur, bmp


Not supported: svg or gif animations.


Image

Chrome on Windows Desktop and Android supports displaying a large image below the notification's title and message.

  • Chrome removed image support for MacOS in Chrome 59.

Chrome on Android

Chrome (Windows only)




Resolution

2:1 aspect ratio


- Minimum - 512x256
- Balanced - 1024x512
- Maximum - 2048x1024

2:1 aspect ratio


Recommended: 360x180




Filetype

jpg, png, gif, webp, ico, cur, bmp


Not supported: svg or gif animations.

jpg, png, gif, webp, ico, cur, bmp


Not supported: svg or gif animations.

  • Chrome 67 and lower: The image should be at least 360x240, with a 1.5 aspect ratio. More details on older versions of Chrome here.

Sliding Image on Android (too many notifications in tray)

When there are too many notifications in the tray, your image may not be shown at first. The notification has to be "scrolled down" to see the image:


Badge

Chrome on Android

For Chrome 53+ on Android 6.0+, the badge replaces the Chrome browser icon that appears on the notification tray and above the title. In this example, a custom badge for the app replaces the Chrome browser icon:

Badge Requirements

Color

Alpha channel only


Not supported: RGB channels. Badges use alpha channels because they must appear on both light and dark backgrounds.



Resolution

72x72 or larger



Filetype

png, gif, webp, ico, cur, bmp


Not supported: svg or gif animations.


Must use an HTTPS URL

Here's an example badge icon of our OneSignal logo that uses only the alpha channel.


What's Next

Learn about setting up more features, or start using the OneSignal Dashboard

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Web Push Notification Icons & Images


Customizing Web Push notifications with your app icons, colors, and style.

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