Google APIs related to Google People API

  • Contacts API - The People API replaces the Contacts API.
  • Google+ People API - The People API can be used in place of the Google+ People API to retrieve profile information (but not Circles information).

Google Contacts API

The Google Contacts API is an XML-based API that enables applications to view and update a user's contacts. The Google People API is a suitable replacement for apps that read contact data.

If you migrate your app to the Google People API, any users who have already consented to the following scopes will not have to re-consent:

Google+ People API

The Google+ People API enables applications to view Google+ profile information about people in the user's circles. It consists of a People resource and methods list and get. The Google People API is a preferred replacement for apps that read profile information.

If you migrate your app to the Google People API, any users who have already consented to the following scopes will not have to re-consent:

  • email
  • profile
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.login
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.me
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.profile.agerange.read
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.profile.emails.read
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.profile.language.read