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Creating a Bing Maps Account

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Follow these steps to create a Bing Maps account.

  1. Go to the Bing Maps Dev Center at https://www.bingmapsportal.com/.

  2. Sign in using the Microsoft account you want to use for Bing Maps or create a new account.

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    If you need to change the Microsoft account that you use to login to the Bing Maps Dev Center, see Updating Your Bing Maps Account.

  3. After you sign in, provide the following information:

    • Account name Required. A friendly name that you and Microsoft can use to identify your account.

    • Contact name The name of the account owner or someone that can be contacted when questions about this account arise using the email address you provide.

    • Company name The name of the company using this account.

    • Email address Required. A contact email address for this account. Make sure this email address is monitored and kept current so that Microsoft can contact you if needed, and so you can receive important announcements. This address can be the Microsoft account you used to login to the Bing Maps Dev Center. Once your account is created, you can add additional contact names and email addresses. See Additional Contacts below for more information.

    • Phone number A contact phone number for this this account.

    • Bing Maps Platform APIs’ Terms of Use Required. Review the terms of use and select the check the box to accept them.

  4. After you enter the required information and click Create, your account details display.




    Now that you have created a Bing Maps account, see Getting a Bing Maps Key to learn how to get Bing Maps Keys to use with the Bing Maps APIs.

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You can update your Bing Maps account information and add additional contacts at any time by clicking Update or view account details.

Additional Contacts

To add an additional contact, click Add/Delete Additional Contacts and provide a Contact name and Email address. You may want to add an email alias that notifies multiple people or a contact that is different from a person developing the application.

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