Arnav Vohra Arnav Vohra - 1 year ago 56
Android Question

How firebase persistence stores local data for my Android app

I am making an android app similar to WhatsApp.
In the app users can send text as well as images.
To save the messages so that they can be viewed offline I used :


I was wondering how does firebase store messages offline.

Does it create a local database similar to the commonly used sqlite?

Answer Source

firebaser here

The disk based local storage of the Firebase Database is a sqlite database that is structured opaquely in a way that your app shouldn't care about. The only way you should access the data is through the Firebase API.

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