How this extension works
With this extension, you can use Firebase Authentication to handle Stream Chat user authentication.
By using Firebase Authentication, you can use any of the following Firebase Authentication SDK sign-in methods with Stream Chat:
- Email and password-based authentication
- Federated identity provider integrations (Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, GitHub)
- Phone number authentication
- Custom auth system integrations
- Anonymous auth
Before installing this extension, set up Firebase Authentication in your Firebase project.
You must also set up a Stream Chat app before installing this extension—you can do so on the Stream site.
This extension uses the following Firebase services, which may have associated charges:
- Cloud Functions
- Secret Manager
- Firebase Authentication
This extension also uses the following third-party services:
- Stream Chat (pricing information)
You are responsible for any costs associated with your use of these services.
Note from Firebase
Your Firebase project must be on the Blaze (pay-as-you-go) plan to install the extension. You will only be charged for the resources you use. Most Firebase services offer a free tier for low-volume use. Learn more about Firebase billing.
When installing or reconfiguring this extension, you will be billed a small amount (typically less than $0.10). See Cloud Functions under Firebase Pricing for a detailed explanation.