HERE iOS SDK Developer's Guide

Authenticating Applications

Developers using the HERE SDK with their app are required to register for a set of HERE credentials, and to specify these credentials (App_Id, App_Code, and licenseKey) in their application. Failure to do so results in blocked access to certain features and degradation in the quality of other services.

To obtain these credentials, please visit the developer portal at

Note: Credentials are unique to your application's bundle identifier. Do not reuse credentials across multiple applications.
Important: When switching from an Evaluation plan to a Commercial plan, new HERE credentials must be taken into use. Applications must not be commercially released (such as submitted to a store) using credentials received as part of an Evaluation plan. Please contact a HERE representative for further information.

Adding Credentials

Ensure that you have provided the app_id, app_code and licenseKey before using the HERE SDK. For example, set them in your app delegate:
- (BOOL)application:(UIApplication *)application
didFinishLaunchingWithOptions:(NSDictionary *)launchOptions
  [NMAApplicationContext setAppId:@"{YOUR_APP_ID}" 

  return YES;

You cannot use this account to purchase a commercial plan on Developer Portal, as it is already associated to plans with different payment methods.

To purchase a commercial plan on Developer Portal, please register for or sign in with a different HERE Account.

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