Google API Credentials:


Symptoms:  

With Quicklaunch connected to Google Calendar the calendar does not display or no calendar items are not displayed


Diagnosis:  

In the event log the message: GoogleApiException Daily Limit Exceeded. The quota will be reset at midnight Pacific Time (PT). You may monitor your quota usage and adjust limits in the API Console



Solution:

You will need to create a Google API client ID and secret and then enter them into Quicklaunch.


Before Creating the Client ID and Secret Enable Google Calendar API:

  • Go to https://console.cloud.google.com/home/dashboard
  • Click the three lines in the top left corner 
  • Hover over API's & Services> Select library
  • Search For Google Calendar API and Enable 
  • Once selected, Click on the "Enable" Icon and Google Calendar API is now enabled.


How To Get a Google API Client ID and Secret: 


Go to https://console.cloud.google.com/


  • Select you application or create a new one.

  • Select "New Project" on the top right , And Create a  new project and associate it with your company if applicable.
  • After creating a project, select API's and Services tab
  •  Select Credentials on the left, and the Select Create credentials 
  • Select "Other" for application type and name the application then select create.
  • Your Client ID and Client Secret will now be visible on the credentials tab.


Enter API credentials into Quicklaunch:


  1. In Windows> File Explorer> delete folder C:\Users\{userid}\AppData\Roaming\Quicklaunch.Google.Auth.store.
  2. Go to Quicklaunch -> Settings -> Account On the right hand side select "Change account"
  3. Select Google account, Sign out of Google and enable API Credentials
  4. Enter Client ID and Client Secret 
  5. Sign in with Google
  6. Select your google calendar 
  7. Finish