Kik

API.AI Kik integration allows you to easily create Kik bots with natural language understanding based on the API.AI technology.

Setting Up Kik

In order to set up the Kik integration for your agent, you'll need the following:

  • a Kik account
  • the Kik app installed on a mobile device

Creating your Kik Bot

  1. Go to https://dev.kik.com
  2. Open the Kik app and go to Settings > Your Kik Code
  3. Tap on the camera icon on the bottom of the screen
  4. Scan the code in the browser
  5. In the Kik app, in the chat with Botsworth, enter a name for your bot and tap the Yes button to confirm
  6. On the Kik Dev page, click Configuration at the top and copy the API Key

Setting Up API.AI

  1. In API.AI, go to Integrations in the left hand menu
  2. Click on the Kik tile
  3. Enter the related values into the following fields:
    1. Kik Bot Name
    2. Kik API Key
  4. Click the Start button

Testing

You can test your agent directly in the Kik app. Just go back to the main page of the app, where your conversations are listed and tap on the conversation with your bot. You should be able to test your agent from here.