English

FAQ: Is it possible to add Bing basemaps to ArcGIS Pro?

Question

Is it possible to add Bing basemaps to ArcGIS Pro?

Answer

Yes, it is possible to add Bing basemaps to ArcGIS Pro. However, to use Bing basemaps, users must obtain a Bing Maps Key. Refer to the following link for more information on obtaining a Bing Maps Key, Microsoft: Getting a Bing Maps Key. For additional information on Microsoft Bing Maps Keys, email bing4esri@microsoft.com to get in touch with a Microsoft representative.

To access Bing basemaps in ArcGIS Pro, first add the Bing Maps Key to the ArcGIS Online Organization. Refer to the following article for more information on how to add the Bing Maps Key and how to add Bing basemaps to an ArcGIS Online organizational account, ArcGIS Resources: Using Bing basemaps in ArcGIS Online.

Bing basemaps must be added to a group and shared with an ArcGIS Online organizational account. Refer to the instructions below on how to add Bing basemaps to a group and share the basemaps to an organization.

1. Create a new group. Refer to the following link on creating groups in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Online Help: Create groups.
2. Add the desired Bing basemaps to the group. Refer to the 'Create and share basemaps' section of the following page for more information on how to add Bing basemaps to a group, Portal for ArcGIS: Customize basemaps
3. Navigate to My Organization, and select 'Edit Settings'. In the 'Edit Settings' menu, select Map and navigate to Basemap Gallery.
4. In the Basemap Gallery drop-down list, select the group with the Bing basemaps and check the box 'Share the Esri default basemaps to this group when you click Save.'

[O-Image]
5. Click Save. The Bing basemaps are now present in the ArcGIS Pro Basemap gallery.

Related Information