still got error of invalid credential after creating a key for a bing map control in VS 2013 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I would like to use bingmap in C# VS2013.

    I have created a WPF project and used bing map control by adding Microsoft.Maps.MapControl.WPF.

    I have also created a key at

    But, when I ran the WPF project , I got error:

       invalid credential. sign up for a developer account at

    This is my key:
    Application Url:
    Key type: Basic / Universal Windows App

    This is my MainWindow.xaml: 

    <Window x:Class="draw_a_map.MainWindow"
            Title="MainWindow" Height="350" Width="525">
            <m:Map CredentialsProvider="MY_BING_MAPS_KEY" Margin="0,0,0,-10"/>

    The solution at

    does not work for me.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    • Edited by usa2015usa Friday, September 18, 2015 9:00 PM
    • Edited by Ricky_Brundritt Monday, September 21, 2015 4:31 PM Removed Bing Maps key
    Friday, September 18, 2015 3:53 PM


  • I've looked into your key. It is valid and works when I test it in a WPF app. Ensure that you have an internet connection. If you still have an issue ty using a program like Fiddler to watch the network traffic and see if the logging service call is being blocked by something like a firewall.

    Monday, September 21, 2015 4:32 PM