CHECK API

December 29, 2021

HOW TO GET A GOOGLE MAPS API KEY

How To check that you have your API Key Services enabled correctly

First Let’s check your API Key and Ensure that all the Services are enabled

Go to the following link and enter your API Key (Page will open in a new Tab)

Check My API Key Services

If “Directions API” and “Distance Matrix API” DO NOT show “OK” then take the following steps below.

 

Go to your Dashboard. You can go to “APIs & Services” -> “Dashboard”

or you can follow this link:

https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/dashboard

 

The services you are looking for are “Directions API” and “Distance Matrix API”. Make

Make sure that “Directions API” and “Distance Matrix API” show on your list of services in the Dashboard. These services are needed to be used in the “Distance Calculator Excel Tool”. 

 

Don’t see those Services? No Worries

Click on “Library” in the Left and Search for “Directions API” and “Distance Matrix API” . 

 

Add Distance Matrix 

Enable the Services if not Enabled 

 

That’s it! You’re done!

Congratulations, you have just enabled your Google Maps API key to allow for distance calculations.