google signin – Where to put credentials.json in Android Studio-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

I have made a project involving Google Login.

The file downloaded was credentials.json.

Where do I put this?

Since when this has been changed from google-services.json

Note: I am not using Firebase.

How to solve:

The most common place is in your project_folder/app folder.


You don’t need the credentials.json file to add basic google sign in to your app

follow this url and click the Configure a project button to add the package name and key sha-1 fingerprint and you should be good to go

check the this google sample project for a full implementation

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