Places SDK for Android code samples

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The Places SDK for Android samples repository on GitHub includes sample apps that demonstrate the use of the Places SDK for Android. Import and build the app, add your API key, view the demo, and use the sample code supplied as a starting point for your app.

When you run the sample app, it displays a list of available samples that you can run on your own device. Select one of the options. For example, click Place Autocomplete.

Clone and run the samples

Git is required to run this sample locally. The following command clones the sample application repository.

git clone

Import the sample project into Android Studio:

  1. In Android Studio, select File > New > Import Project.
  2. Go to the location where you saved the repository and select the project directory for Kotlin or Java:

    • Kotlin: PATH-REPO/android-places-demos/demo-kotlin
    • Java: PATH-REPO/android-places-demos/demo-java
  3. Select Open. Android Studio builds your project, using the Gradle build tool.
  4. In your top-level project directory, create a file.
  5. In the file, add the following strings, replacing YOUR_API_KEY with the value of your API key:

  6. Run the app.