This topic shows you how to register your apps to be able to use Google to authenticate with Azure Mobile Services.
This tutorial is about Azure Mobile Services, a solution to help you build scalable mobile applications for any platform. Mobile Services makes it easy to sync data, authenticate users, and send push notifications. This page supports the Get Started with Authentication tutorial, which shows how to sign in users to your app.
If this is your first experience with Mobile Services, please complete the tutorial Get Started with Mobile Services.
To complete the procedure in this topic, you must have a Google account that has a verified email address. To create a new Google account, go to accounts.google.com.
Navigate to the Google apis website, sign-in with your Google account credentials, click Create Project, provide a Project name, then click Create.
In the left navigation bar, click API & Auth, then under Social APIs click Google+ API > Enable API.
Click API & Auth > Credentials > OAuth consent screen, then select your Email address, enter a Product Name, and click Save.
In the Credentials tab, click Add credentials > OAuth 2.0 client ID, then select Web application.
On the next screen, make a note of the values of the client ID and client secret.
You are now ready to configure your mobile service to use Google sign-in for authentication in your app.