Technical

How can I start using Satellite Maps?
Satellite Maps are available to all users who are subscribed to our Business plan and above. Write to us if you want to activate Satellite maps activated on...
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019 at 11:09 AM
How can I set the language of the response?
We return results primarily in English. However, some of the data might be in the native language as contributed by the community. You can use language para...
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019 at 3:38 PM
How can I query a specific country?
You can limit search results to a specific country by using the code: countrycodes=<ISO_3166-1_alpha-2 Code> Here's a list of country codes a...
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019 at 3:39 PM
Can I get addresses using post code?
You can make a structured search to our API using 'postalcode=' You could limit this search by countries by adding another parameter 'cou...
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019 at 3:40 PM
How do I check the count of requests left for the day?
You can check your remaining requests using the Balance API. 
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019 at 3:13 PM
How can I secure my API token?
For user facing applications, we suggest creating Access tokens on your user dashboard. This helps you control who has access to what. We have a quick how-t...
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019 at 3:20 PM
Can I have multiple tokens, with access to their own reports?
If you are paid customer, you can write to us if you require access to multiple tokens. You can also create access tokens on your dashboard and generate rep...
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019 at 3:29 PM
How frequently do you update your databases to reflect new additions/contributions?
We take 2 hours if they are added using OSM editor.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019 at 3:43 PM
Do you have any native integrations?
We've got a bunch of official and unofficial client libraries to help you quickly get started with LocationIQ APIs. 
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019 at 4:10 PM
A consistent RPS throughout the day does not work for my use case. Can these plans handle spikes in usage?
Our standard plans have set RPS limits. We will be happy to understand your use case and create a custom plan. Please write to us on hello@locationiq.com
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 at 5:51 PM