Using Bing Maps

ArcGIS products are Bing Maps ready, which means that Bing Maps work after you insert a Bing Maps key you obtain directly from Microsoft. For more information, see the Bing Maps FAQ.

See the appropriate section below and follow the instructions to get started using Bing Maps in your ArcGIS application:

ArcGIS for Desktop

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop

You must install ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Build 2500 or higher in order to insert a Bing Maps key you obtain from Microsoft. For more information, visit ArcGIS Explorer Desktop at ArcGIS Resources.

ArcGIS Web APIs and ArcGIS Runtime SDKs

Bing Maps is supported in the ArcGIS Web APIs (version 2.0 or higher) and ArcGIS Runtime SDKs. For more information, see the specific API or runtime SDK in which you are interested.

ArcGIS Online

In order to use Bing Maps in your organization, you must obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. To obtain a Bing Maps key, visit the Bing Maps Account Center. Once you have a key, see Configuring the map viewer for instructions on how to input the key. Once your organization is configured for Bing Maps, you can add Bing basemaps to your web map.

ArcPad

To use Bing Maps in ArcPad, you must obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. To obtain a Bing Maps key, visit the Bing Maps Account Center. Once you have a key, see Adding an existing Bing Map service in ArcPad Help for instructions on how to input the key and for information on how to use Bing Maps with ArcPad.

2/21/2014