Where to manage your Client ID in the Google Cloud Console
The Premium Plan Client ID management functionality is migrating from the Support Portal to the Cloud Console on the Maps' Credentials page, under the Service Accounts section.
This page is only for customers with a previous Maps APIs for Work or Maps API for Business license. This page is not applicable to customers with the new Google Maps Platform Premium Plan, which became available in January 2016.
Welcome to the Google Maps APIs for Work!
You will have received a welcome letter from Google upon purchasing your Google Maps APIs for Work license. That letter contains your client ID and your private cryptographic key. These are important pieces of information and should be stored safely.
Your Google Maps APIs for Work license provides the following benefits:
- Application usage reports, channel reports, and Analytics for Google Maps APIs for Work. All are documented in the Quota and Reporting page.
- More waypoints in the Directions service.
- Business-level support and service level agreement.
Authentication by client ID
You must include your client ID in all API requests. Your client ID identifies you as a Google Maps APIs for Work customer and enables support and purchased quota for your application. Requests made without a client ID are not eligible for Google Maps APIs for Work benefits.
If you're switching from the free API services to a
Google Maps APIs for Work implementation, you must remove
key parameter from your requests.
If you have lost your client ID or cryptographic key, you can recover them by going to the Credentials page in the Google Cloud Console and scrolling to the Client ID section.
Registering authorized URLs
Requests using your client ID will only succeed when coming from URLs that have been registered. Please read the guide to registering authorized URLs.
Google Maps APIs for Work customers have access to telephone and email support, as well as to the Google Cloud Console. Contact information is available on the Support and resources page.