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Add the connected services option to your Visual Studio 2013 project.

Procedure

  1. Sign up for a Microsoft account at https://signup.live.com.
  2. Log in to Windows Azure at https://manage.windowsazure.com.
  3. Sign up for Windows Azure following the instructions.
  4. Create your Kapsel project, and retarget it to Windows 8.1 in Visual Studio 2013. See Creating an Application on Windows 8.1 and Window 8.1 Phone.
  5. In the Windows project explorer, right mouse click, select Add and click on the "Connected service" option.
    This command adds the connected services feature required for push notification.
  6. In the Windows project explorer, right mouse click, select Add and click on the "Push Notification" menu.
    You are prompted to enter a validate account (the account you signed up with on the Windows developer site) and a challenge code sent through email.