Enabling Google Drive API on the Google Console

Enabling Google Drive API on the Google Console

This tutorial shows you how to create a project and enable the Google Drive API for a specific Google account, and obtain access credentials.

1) Log in with your Google account in the reserved area where you can configure Google APIs, from this URL:https://console.developers.google.com/apis/library







2) Click on the project item to create a new one.



3) Create a new project.




4) Enter the name of the project and click on the “Create” button






5) Click on the “View” item to access the created project.






6) After selecting the project, it is necessary to “ACTIVATE” the created project.


7) Click on the item “Activate the API and Services”.




8) Selecione o item “Google Drive API”



9) Click on the “ACTIVATE” button





10) In the left menu ("APIs and services"), click on "OAuth consent screen".



11) Check the "External" option and click the "Create" button.




12) Enter the name of your application and click the "Save" button.
NOTE: Leave all other options at their default values.




13) After creating the OAuth consent screen, select the item “Credentials” in the left menu (“APIs and services”)




14) Click on the item “CREATE CREDENTIALS”.





15) Select the “OAuth customer ID” item





16) Select the option "Desktop App", enter the name and click "Create".


17) Immediately, the customer's “Customer ID” and “Secret Key” will be created. Click on OK.



18) After creating the credentials, download the JSON file in the registry that was created.





19) After this procedure, access the scriptcase “API” interface.

- Enter the name of the application created on the OAuth consent screen in the API settings.
- In the JSON OAUTH field, insert the content of the JSON file downloaded in the previous procedure.


NOTE: After entering these values, click on the “AUTH” button.




20) After that, select your gmail account again, as the authentication code will be generated. Copy and paste the “authentication code” in the API settings field and click the “SAVE” button

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