How to find Google account Client ID and Client Secret key?

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When integrating Rails with a third-party application, it is essential to have a Google Client ID and a secret key. The following steps will guide you on how to get your Google client ID and secret key.

Step 1: Browse the Google Developer portal.

Google Developers Console.

Step 2: Login into your existing google account or, else create a new account.

Step 3: On the dashboard, click on the dropdown menu as shown in the image.

Step 4: Click on New Project.

Step 5: Click on Create button.

Step 6: Choose the Enable APIs and Services option.

Step 7: Search for the Google Play Android Developer API. You can even scroll down to the Mobile section as indicated in the image attached below.

Step 8: Select the Google Play Android Developer API.

Step 9: Choose the Enable option to activate the key.

Step 10: Click on Create credentials.

Step 11: Click on OAuth Client ID.

Step 12: Select the Application Type by clicking on the dropdown menu.

Step 13: Select the web application option.

Step 14: Click on Add URL.

Step 15: Provide authorized JavaScript Origins and Redirect URLs. In the Authorized JavaScript origins field, enter the URL: - and in the Authorized Redirect URL field, enter the URL: —

Once the URLs are entered, click on Create to continue.

Step 16: A popup window will show the Client ID and Secret Key. Copy them.

Step 17: Paste the copied keys in their respective fields on the creator software and click on connect. Now, it’s time to link your Google Cloud project -

Step 18: Go to Google Play Console.

Step 19: If you have an existing Google Developer account, log in or sign up for a new account.

Step 20: Click on Settings.

Step 21: Click on API Access under the Developer Account.

Step 22: Select Link Existing Project or create a new project.

Step 23: Click on the Project dropdown menu.

Step 24: Select the project to be linked.

Step 25: Once the project is selected, click on Link Project.

Step 26: The final widow you show the project that has been linked. The user can also unlink the project.

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