Sendbird Desk for iOS sample
Built with Sendbird Chat platform, Sendbird Desk is a live chat customer support that offers customer satisfaction through enhanced engagement. Through its integration, Desk SDK for iOS enables you to easily customize your ticketing support system with a UI theme, thereby elevating your overall customers’ experience. For example, you can modify the inbox - a management tool and storage unit for the agents’ and tickets’ conversations - to fit within your color scheme and layout.
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Before getting started
This section shows you the prerequisites you need for testing Sendbird Desk for iOS sample app.
- iOS 11.0 or later
- Swift 5.0 or later
- Sendbird Chat SDK for iOS 4.6.7+
- Sendbird UIKit SDK for iOS 3.5.5+
Try the sample app using your data
If you would like to customize the sample app for your usage, you can replace the default sample app ID with your ID - which you can obtain by creating your Sendbird application from the dashboard.
Note: After creating the Sendbird application, please be sure to contact sales to enable the Desk menu onto the dashboard. Currently, Sendbird Desk is available only for free-trial or Enterprise plans.
Following the previous instructions will allow you to experience the sample app with your data from the Sendbird application.
This section explains how to install Desk SDK for iOS before testing the sample app. If you're familiar with using external libraries or SDKs in your projects, installing the Desk SDK will be an easy and straightforward process.
Install Desk SDK for Quickstart
- Open a terminal window. Navigate to the project directory, and then open the Podfile by running the following command
$ open Podfile
- Make sure that the
Podfileincludes the following:
# Uncomment the next line to define a global platform for your project platform :ios, '11.0' target 'YOUR_PROJECT' do # Uncomment the next line if you're using Swift or would like to use dynamic frameworks use_frameworks! # Pods for YOUR_PROJECT # Desk pod 'SendBirdDesk' # UIKit pod 'SendBirdUIKit' end
Install Desk SDK for iOS
You can install the Desk SDK through either CocoaPods, Carthage or Swift Package Manager.
- Create or edit your
# Uncomment the next line to define a global platform for your project platform :ios, '11.0' target 'YOUR_PROJECT' do # Uncomment the next line if you're using Swift or would like to use dynamic frameworks use_frameworks! # Pods for YOUR_PROJECT pod 'SendBirdDesk' end
github "sendbird/sendbird-desk-ios-framework" github "sendbird/sendbird-chat-sdk-ios" github "sendbird/sendbird-uikit-ios"
- Install the
$ carthage update --use-xcframeworks
- Swift Package Manager
File -> Swift Packages -> Add package dependency...
Choose Package Repository as the SendbirdDesk repository with below link:
- Select Up to Next Major rules and click the Next button to add the package.
For further reference
Please visit the following link to learn more about Desk SDK for iOS: https://github.com/sendbird/SendBird-Desk-iOS-Framework