How to Get A MAP API Key for Android

Steps to get your key:

1) you need to get an MD5 finger print

  • go to C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_24\bin
  • copy the file “debug.keystore” you will find this in C:\Users\User\.android\
  • Type the following command:
    keytool.exe -list -alias androiddebugkey -keystore "C:\android\debug.keystore" -storepass
    android -keypass android
    

 

2) Now you should be getting a finger print like this:

A5:83:11:BB:56:EE:3E:87:58:6D:49:D3:90:E6:61:11

3) Now go to this page: http://code.google.com/android/maps-api-signup.html
4) Insert your MD5 finger print and get your key: 0uNikOV3dR5gYi2qwuoNRrfR1OZRmM0uG5Arbvg

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