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How to create Firebase JSON file for firestore connection ?

By Abhinav Girdhar | Updated on August 31, 2021, 12:40 pm

For obtaining Firebase JSON file for firestore connection :

Step 1 : Go to

Step 2 : If you have a Firebase account, Sign in, else create an accountStep 3 : Click on Get Started Step 4 : Click on Create a ProjectStep 5 : Enter Project name and tick mark the checkbox to accept Firebase terms.Step 6 : Click on ContinueStep 7 : Select "Set up Google Analytics for my project" and click on ContinueStep 8 : Open Configure Google Analytics dropdown menu and tick mark the checkbox to accept both the terms and conditions.Step 9 : Click on Create ProjectStep 10 : Click on Continue

Step 11: Click on Cloud Firestore under Build
Step 12:  Click on Create Database.

Step 13: After clicking on Create Database, a popup will open where you can create a database with specific rules. Select Start in Production Mode and click on Next.

Step 14: Select your Cloud Firestore location and click on Enable.
Note: Once you have set the location, you cannot change it later.

Step 15: Once done, your Firestore database will be created. Now, click on the gear icon in the top left.

 Step 16: Click on Project Settings.  
Step 17: Under Project Settings, click on the Service Accounts tab.

Step 18: Click on Generate New Private Key to generate a private key file for your service account.

Step 19: After clicking on Generate New Private Key, a pop-up will open for confirmation. Click on Generate Key and securely store the JSON file containing the key.   
Step 20: Upload the downloaded file on the creator software.

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