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Google Integration. Setting-up for Administrator

Note, that the integration requires curl, libxml and xml PHP extensions installed. If any is not installed, you will be notified after saving.

Integration

Go to the Administration > Integrations > Google. Check Enabled checkbox.

  • You will obtain Client ID and Client Secret in Google Developers Console.
  • You will need to copy Redirect URI to Google Developers Console.

Integration

Do the following steps.

1. Go to the Google Developers Console.

2. Create a new project, or select an existing one.

3. Enable needed APIs.

On the Dashboard, click ENABLE APIS AND SERVICES. Use search to find Google Calendar API, Contacts API and Gmail API. Enable those that you need to be used by the integration. Note, that some APIs can be already enabled.

Enable API

4. Create credentials.

On the Credentials page, click CREATE CREDENTIALS, select OAuth client ID.

Credentials

Select 'Web application' in Appication type field. Add your site URL in Authorized JavaScript origins. Add Redirect URI (copied from EspoCRM integration panel) to Authorized redirect URIs.

Client ID

5. Find Client ID and Client secret. Copy them to EspoCRM integration panel and save.

6. Configure consent screen.

In Google Developers Console, click Oauth consent screen on the sidebar. Follow the instructions on the page.

Access control

Important: By default, regular users don’t have access to Google Calendar and Contacts integrations. Administrator needs to enable access in Roles. The following scopes need to be enabled:

  • External Accounts;
  • Google Calendar;
  • Google Contacts.

Roles