Authorizing application with Google Drive

A 3rd Party application can be authorized to use Google Drive for various reasons for example allowing a WordPress plugin to upload a backup to GDrive or updating stock price in a Google drive spreadsheet.

1. Create Client ID and Secret Key

Go to the URL https://console.developers.google.com and accept the terms and conditions (if this is your first time). authorize

 

 2. You can create a new client ID by entering the following details

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3. Copy the client ID and Secret Key and enter it in the 3rd Party application and proceed to Authorize the application

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4. If everything goes well you will see the Authorization popup

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5. If you face error invalid client ID make sure Product Name is entered under Consent Screen

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