Creating a Google App

Updated 3 weeks ago by Odette Jacquet

To start collecting social registrations with Google, you need to get your Google app up and running. 

1. Visit https://console.cloud.google.com/getting-started

If you aren't already logged into your Google account, it will prompt you to do so.

This video shows steps 1-6:



2. At the top to the left of the search bar, click "Select a Project."



3. The click "New Project" in the top-right corner of the box that pops up.

4. Fill out your details and hit "create."



4. Next, find the project in the "Select a Project" dropdown to go to that dashboard.



6. For User Type, select "internal use" and click "create."



7. Fill in your brand & company details

Make sure you're as complete as possible to present the best view to your customers. Fill them in and press the Save button.

After a few seconds your info will be saved and you'll see the Credentials screen again. From the Create credentials drop-down, select OAuth client ID.



9. In the Create client ID screen, select Web application



10. Fill in your AE details

There are four fields to fill in with AE details.

Authorized JavaScript origins (2 URLs)

http://theappreciationengine.com

https://theappreciationengine.com

Authorized redirect URIs (2 URLs)

http://theappreciationengine.com/GoogleAuthenticator_Controller

https://theappreciationengine.com/GoogleAuthenticator_Controller

If you're on a custom AE Enterprise plan, you'll have a custom domain. Make sure to add it in front.
E.g. https://sony.theappreciationengine.com/GoogleAuthenticator_ControllerFill in those four fields and press the Create button at the bottom.



11. Successfully created!

You'll get a pop up with your client ID and client secret.



12. Go back to your AE dashboard tab

If you don't already have AE open, go to another tab and  log into your AE dashboard account.

Click on AE Connect from the AE header.



13. From the Connecting Your Social Apps tab, select the Google icon



14. Copy your client ID and client secret into the AE window and press the Activate service button



15. You can see Google is live with AE



16. High five! 

You've connected Google to AE.

17. Get it verified

Recently, Google has put in a review process so your app can be verified. 

We highly recommend you  follow the process outlined here to get your AE app verified. It takes between 24-72 hours for Google to approve and verify your app. 

The basic steps are:

  1. Verify your domain with the webmaster tools
  2. Complete the App Form
  3. You'll need to have a public Privacy Policy that you can link to

Good luck and let us know if you need any help!

Connect other social networks:

Connect other social networks:

1. Setting up a Facebook App

2. Setting up a Twitter App

3. Setting up a Spotify App

Or choose from  the full list.


If you are ready,   integrate AE Connect, our social login solution, into your website.

If you run into troubles, check out this help doc that covers common app creation error messages.


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