Android Google Services API Key property

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Indicates the API key to use Google services.

Scope

Objects: Menu, Panel, Work With (Only Main Objects)
Generators: 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, Build the Main Object.

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