You're all set!

To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.

Activate the Google Places API for Android

To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Activate the Google Places API for Android
  3. Create appropriate keys
Continue

Local data around the world

Get data from the same database used by Google Maps. Places features over 100 million businesses and points of interest that are updated frequently through owner-verified listings and user-moderated contributions.

Place picker

Add the built-in place picker UI widget to your app, so users can choose from a set of nearby places displayed on a map.

Place autocomplete

Automatically fills in the name and / or address of a place as you type.

Place details

Retrieve rich details about a place, including name, address, phone number, website link and more.

Demos and sample code

Quickstart steps

Click "Get a Key" to create a project on the Google API Console, activate the Google Places API for Android and get an API key. Then, read the documentation and start developing.

You're all set!

To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.

Activate the Google Places API for Android

To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Activate the Google Places API for Android
  3. Create appropriate keys
Continue

Use the Places API along with other APIs to build location-relevant apps and sites.

Google Maps Android API

Add maps to your Android application.

Google Maps Directions API

Calculate directions between locations using an HTTP request.

Google Maps Distance Matrix API

Travel time and distance for multiple destinations.

Web services

Check out our cross-platform web service APIs that can be added to your project for batch processing, advanced features and other server-side operations.

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Google Places API for Android