Below are the steps to generating an API Key for first time users or if you just forgot. 

  • Production/Live Users
  1. Log into your account and got to your App dashboard
  2. Click on Settings(on the menu on your left) 
  3. Click on API Key
  4. Enter your password and click Generate
  5. Copy the API Key generated and paste it in your code or record it somewhere safe for later use because you will not see it from the dashboard on subsequent visits.

Once you've generated your API Key wait about 3 minutes before testing it. 

  • Sandbox Users.
  1. Log into your account , click on the orange Go To Sandbox App  button.
  2. Click on Settings(on the menu on your left) 
  3. Click on API Key
  4. Enter your password and click Generate
  5. Copy the API Key generated and paste it in your code or record it somewhere safe for later use because you will not see it from the dashboard on subsequent visits.

Once you've generated your API Key wait about 3 minutes before testing it. 


For further enquiries email info@africastalking.com 

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