How to Set Up Firebase App Indexing on Android Devices

firebase app indexing android

It’s not a hidden secret that you can search for listings directly from the Google app. All you have to do is search for a contact on the app and all the resulting information will be displayed. This feature is available for a long time and many of you may be using it too. But do you know that this is not limited to the contact card? It works for Gmail, Swiggy, MakeMyTrip, Paytm and countless other apps. Just do a search through the Google app. There is no need to open the subsequent application for which you are performing a search. All of this could be done directly from the Google App itself. It is possible thanks to Indexing Firebase applications functionality.

Although Google App displays the results of your Gmail, Messages, and more, this does not mean that everyone can see these results. These search results are only visible to you. So your privacy is safe.

Indexing Firebase applications

search results

When you enable the firebase app indexing feature on your Android device, you can search for your old reserved tickets, past Swiggy orders, and more. directly from the Google application itself. But how to enable this useful feature. Well, the steps are a bit complicated, but it will not be a problem if you follow the mentioned steps.

  1. Meeting on Settings on your Android device and go to Google.
  2. Scroll all the way down and select the Indexing Firebase applications option.
    Indexing Firebase applications
  3. Activate Capturing the actions and mistakes of the user rocker present at the top.
  4. Here you will see all applications that support the Firebase application indexing feature. Tap the desired application. In this guide, we will use the Gmail app.
    firebase applications
  5. Under Gmail, press the button E-mail option under the Indexable types. It will show you the list of all indexes supported by the application.
  6. To find more information about a particular Firebase App Index, simply tap the one of your choice.
  7. In addition, you can even preview how this index will appear in the search results. To do this, scroll down and press the Overview button.
    various indexes

That’s it. This was the indexing feature for Firebase apps on Android devices. You can not add new indexes, but these indexes are automatically updated over time. The updates take a little time to think. You can go ahead and even push manually for the index update. For this, under the Details of the request the screen, press the Send Update_Index button. Want to know the technical details of this feature? Meeting on Google Blog on this very subject.

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