{"_id":"576a656d6f15260e001f8965","user":"54aa7f3f9bb00c0b00cb899b","__v":0,"parentDoc":null,"category":{"_id":"576a656c6f15260e001f8939","__v":0,"version":"576a656c6f15260e001f8938","project":"54aa7f773b56130b0056c86e","sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2015-01-05T12:11:36.422Z","from_sync":false,"order":0,"slug":"start-here","title":"Start Here"},"version":{"_id":"576a656c6f15260e001f8938","__v":3,"project":"54aa7f773b56130b0056c86e","createdAt":"2016-06-22T10:16:12.661Z","releaseDate":"2016-06-22T10:16:12.661Z","categories":["576a656c6f15260e001f8939","576a656c6f15260e001f893a","576a656c6f15260e001f893b","576a656c6f15260e001f893c","576a656c6f15260e001f893d","576a656c6f15260e001f893e","576a656c6f15260e001f893f","5797787ce2d8f40e0052b4a6","5b041bc0769904000374c645"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":false,"codename":"For Marketers","version_clean":"4.0.0","version":"4.0"},"githubsync":"","project":"54aa7f773b56130b0056c86e","updates":["563c732b913e650d00b65e35"],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2015-01-05T12:11:37.078Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"settings":"","results":{"codes":[]},"auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":0,"body":"Welcome to Pulsate!\n\nThis quick start guide will give you a brief overview of how you can quickly get up and running with Pulsate. \n\nThere are two main components to Pulsate. The first is a web based CMS where you can setup customer segments, add geofences and beacons and start to build beautiful campaigns to engage your customers. If you are reading this, you have already sucessfully logged into Pulsate and found our documentation. Good job!\n\nThe other important component of Pulsate are our SDKs for Android and iOS that you can add to your existing mobile app so that we can start tracking and engaging your app users right away. \n\nYou have succesfully logged into Pulsate and found our documentation so the next step is to add our SDK to your existing iOS and mobile app. \n\n**I want to put Pulsate into my existing iPhone App. ** (takes 20 minutes)\n\nView our integration guide [here](http://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/installing-the-pulsate-sdk). When you've done that you'll need to create an iOS Push cert and upload it to Pulsate, we've a handy guide [here](http://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/how-to-setup-an-ios-push-cert) on how to do that.\n\n**I want to put Pulsate into my existing Android App.**  (takes 20 minutes)\n\nView our integration guide [here](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/installing-sdk-android-studio). When you've done that you'll need to create an Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) Push cert and upload it to Pulsate, we've a handy guide [here](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/push-notification-configuration) on how to do that.\n\n\nOnce you have successfully added the SDKs to your project, you will want to follow these detailed instructions: \n\niOS\n- [Passing Customer Name and Email to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-user-information-to-pulsate)\n-  [Passing Custom Parameters to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-custom-parameters-to-pulsate)\n- [Tracking Custom Events to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/creating-custom-events)\n- [Setting up Deeplinks to work with Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/supporting-deep-links)\n\nAndroid\n- [Passing Customer Name and Email to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-email-address-or-name)\n-  [Passing Custom Parameters to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-custom-parameters)\n- [Tracking Custom Events to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/setting-custom-events)\n- [Setting up Deeplinks to work with Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/supporting-deep-links-1)","excerpt":"This page will help you get started with Pulsate Documentation.","slug":"getting-started","type":"basic","title":"Quick Start Guide (Must read)"}

Quick Start Guide (Must read)

This page will help you get started with Pulsate Documentation.

Welcome to Pulsate! This quick start guide will give you a brief overview of how you can quickly get up and running with Pulsate. There are two main components to Pulsate. The first is a web based CMS where you can setup customer segments, add geofences and beacons and start to build beautiful campaigns to engage your customers. If you are reading this, you have already sucessfully logged into Pulsate and found our documentation. Good job! The other important component of Pulsate are our SDKs for Android and iOS that you can add to your existing mobile app so that we can start tracking and engaging your app users right away. You have succesfully logged into Pulsate and found our documentation so the next step is to add our SDK to your existing iOS and mobile app. **I want to put Pulsate into my existing iPhone App. ** (takes 20 minutes) View our integration guide [here](http://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/installing-the-pulsate-sdk). When you've done that you'll need to create an iOS Push cert and upload it to Pulsate, we've a handy guide [here](http://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/how-to-setup-an-ios-push-cert) on how to do that. **I want to put Pulsate into my existing Android App.** (takes 20 minutes) View our integration guide [here](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/installing-sdk-android-studio). When you've done that you'll need to create an Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) Push cert and upload it to Pulsate, we've a handy guide [here](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/push-notification-configuration) on how to do that. Once you have successfully added the SDKs to your project, you will want to follow these detailed instructions: iOS - [Passing Customer Name and Email to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-user-information-to-pulsate) - [Passing Custom Parameters to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-custom-parameters-to-pulsate) - [Tracking Custom Events to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/creating-custom-events) - [Setting up Deeplinks to work with Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/supporting-deep-links) Android - [Passing Customer Name and Email to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-email-address-or-name) - [Passing Custom Parameters to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/docs/passing-custom-parameters) - [Tracking Custom Events to Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/setting-custom-events) - [Setting up Deeplinks to work with Pulsate](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/supporting-deep-links-1)