Limitations

Is Boxcar 2 compliant with my Boxcar 1 account ?
No. Boxcar 2 is a full rewrite of Boxcar 1 from scratch and does not share any code with Boxcar 1. Here is the rationale behind the decision to keep the tw...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:39 PM
How long are my notifications kept on the server ?
Short answer Two days Long answer The notifications are kept on the server for two days. We remove periodically from server all notifications that are old...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Is it possible to use custom sounds with Boxcar ?
It is not possible for any iOS application to play a custom, user-defined sound when receiving a push notification. This is a limitation of iOS and we have...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Is it possible to customize vibration pattern ?
We are sometime asked if it possible to add customization of vibration pattern per service (as you can with iOS text messages). However, iOS does not allow...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Is it possible to have a different icon in notification center ?
No, it is not possible for any iOS application to define the icon of the alert in the notification center. The icon is rendered by iOS and is always the ic...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:41 PM
Can Boxcar override the mute switch when a push notification is received on an iOS device ?
No. iOS does not allow application developers to override the mute switch, to avoid abuse from developers. They want to let users in control.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:41 PM
Is it possible to receive my notifications on several Boxcar devices ?
Short Answer Yes, when the ability to register a Boxcar 2 account is developed. This is need to prove who you are on the second device and link it to your...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015 at 12:42 PM