Android Google Services API Key property

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Indicates the API key to use Google services.

Scope

Objects: Main Smart Devices
Platforms: Smart Devices(Android)

Description

This property must be set in order to include maps, use the geolocation picker or embed YouTube videos in the application, all of them through Google services.

Values

A key of 39 alphanumeric characters long, obtained as explained in HowTo: Get an API Key from Google.

Notes

  • The device requires Google Play Services installed.
  • For maps, the Android Maps API property must be set to Google Maps API v2. The API Key must have a billing account enabled; otherwise, the grid will not be displayed as a map. More information here.
  • When changing this property value, make sure to update the related Application Signing section (Key Store File, Alias, and passwords).

Run-time/Design-time

This property applies only at design-time.

How to apply changes

To apply the corresponding changes when the property value is configured, execute a Build All.

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