Dhiren Parmar Dhiren Parmar - 2 months ago 13
Android Question

While Integrating Google, what does 'Get your backend server's OAuth 2.0 client ID' means?

I am a new Android Developer & Stack Overflow user so help me with my doubt about Google Integration.

Basically, I am trying to integrate google sign-in in my android application & stuck at step "Get your backend server's OAuth 2.0 client ID",

I am referring Start Integrating Google Sign-In into Your Android App link

Any understanding regarding this step will kindly appreciated.

Answer

It is clearly written on that link. You have to sign up for a OAuth client ID by going to https://console.developers.google.com/apis/credentials and clicking on "Create credentials" and choosing OAuth Client (Also you need a backend server to be able to communicate with google server). You should choose "Web application" as you application type. This gives you a client_id and a client_secret.

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