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Enable the Google Drive API

To get started integrating with the Google Drive UI, you need to enable the Drive API within your app's Cloud Platform project and provide configuration details. This gives you access to the API as well as access to UI integration features.

Enable the Drive API

To interact with the Drive API, you need to enable the Drive API service for your app. You can do this in the Google API project for the app.

To enable the Drive API, complete these steps:

  1. Go to the Google API Console.
  2. Select a project.
  3. In the sidebar on the left, expand APIs & auth and select APIs.
  4. In the displayed list of available APIs, click the Drive API link and click Enable API.