API Key (JSON)
Go to the Google Play Console and in the side menu click on Settings > API ACCESS.
Then we must click on the button Create a Service Account
Click on the Google APIs Console option and this will open a new tab of your browser.
In this new screen, just click the Create Service Account option
That way, we must link the name of the service account, where we can define as the name of the application and then click on the Create option.
After creating the service account we need to define the permissions of the created account, so by clicking on Select role we must select the option Project> Owner and click Continue.
After the above procedure where we created the service account, you will need to create the key (API KEY). To do so, in this new screen just click Create Key.
So, a sidebar will be presented with the options of the type of key that we want to generate, just select JSON and click Create.
The generated file will be downloaded automatically. Then we can close this browser tab and return to the home screen, just click DONE.
After that, the created account will be displayed with the option Grant Access to the side, so just click on this button.
On this new screen, we do not need to make any changes, just click on the Add User button.
Okay, the process for generating the KEY API was successful.
How do I add the JSON Key to the platform?
The JSON Key should be entered in the Android specific field under the Company Details.
Once the API KEY has been generated and displayed under the Android specific field on the Details page of the platform, the publication process will take up to 10 business days.