As you may know, in the Dashboard interface, you can add third party data.
In the Dashboard of your choice:
- Click on the second section in the left-hand menu
- Click on the arrow next to "New" to expand options
- Select External data
This new window opens:
Complete in URL section App Annie API URL. This URL always begin with:
It's necessary to replace account-id with your App Annie account number. At the end of this URL, you can then add the parameters of the requested data.
You will find all the existing paramters below:
FORMAT: JSON - The App Annie API only supports JSON. You then have to select this format.
AUTHENTICATION: NONE - The authentication works with "Headers" (please see below)
HEADERS: The header section is useful here for authentication.
- In the left field, it's necessary to indicate: Authorization
- The right field always begin with the word bearer. You then have to add the API key from APP Annie. You can generate it below:
Please note that you have to add a space between bearer and the API key as follows:
An example of full configuration:
After setting up the connection, you can click on the Next button: