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tang6902
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We couldn't authenticate with the credential provided. POWER BI AND THE BING MAPS API

In reference to: https://sqldusty.com/2016/04/26/power-bi-and-the-bing-maps-api/

Basically he walks us through how to integrate Bing's API to help find long and lat coordinates for each address.

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the issue is he briefly mentions the credentials issue. However, for the life of me I can't stop getting the credentials pop up box

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no matter how many times i've clicked "connect" using "anonymous" and "web API" key options. this continues to pop up.

 

Please help.

 

Thanks,

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v-yangliu-msft
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Hi  @tang6902 ,

 

This maybe a permission/authentication error. When your user connect to his data source in an unauthorized account, the corresponding credential would be created.

Verify that the API key you entered in the credentials dialogue box is correct, and that the API key you entered should not contain any extra characters or spaces, try to regenerate it and connect again.

Clear all permissions that have been set in the data source settings, try connecting again, and provide the API key when prompted.

Solved: We couldn’t authenticate with your credentials. Pl... - Microsoft Fabric Community

 

Is your Power BI Desktop the latest version, if not, you can update to the latest version.

Download Power BI Desktop from Official Microsoft Download Center

 

This is the related document, you can view this content:

powerbi - Authentication issues when using Bing Maps REST API on Power BI - Stack Overflow

Solved: problem with bing maps (The specified credentials ... - Microsoft Fabric Community

Getting a Bing Maps Key - Bing Maps | Microsoft Learn

 

Best Regards,

Liu Yang

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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v-yangliu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi  @tang6902 ,

 

This maybe a permission/authentication error. When your user connect to his data source in an unauthorized account, the corresponding credential would be created.

Verify that the API key you entered in the credentials dialogue box is correct, and that the API key you entered should not contain any extra characters or spaces, try to regenerate it and connect again.

Clear all permissions that have been set in the data source settings, try connecting again, and provide the API key when prompted.

Solved: We couldn’t authenticate with your credentials. Pl... - Microsoft Fabric Community

 

Is your Power BI Desktop the latest version, if not, you can update to the latest version.

Download Power BI Desktop from Official Microsoft Download Center

 

This is the related document, you can view this content:

powerbi - Authentication issues when using Bing Maps REST API on Power BI - Stack Overflow

Solved: problem with bing maps (The specified credentials ... - Microsoft Fabric Community

Getting a Bing Maps Key - Bing Maps | Microsoft Learn

 

Best Regards,

Liu Yang

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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