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Problems with JSON API Connection

So I have a service that has API functionality but the authentication requires more than my basic knowledge of this. The API support is no help so I am stuck figuring this out myself.


Auth Request URL:

https://{API Key}:{Password}{API Endpoint}

Some details:

APIKey = "1234567" Password = "abcdefghijklmon"

Should be specified: 

Content-Typeheaderapplication/json; charset=utf-8 and an



I have tried 


= Web.Contents("" & "{API Endpoint}", [Headers=[ContentType="application/json; charset=utf-8", Accept="application/json", #"API Key"="1234567", #"Password"="abcdefghijklmon"]])




= Web.Contents("" & "{API Endpoint}", [Headers=[ContentType="application/json; charset=utf-8", Accept="application/json"]])


But they both did not work. 


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Community Support

Re: Problems with JSON API Connection

Hi @alu3233 

If you are not familiar with the code, you could use UI to connect to.

There are some references.

Calling REST APIs and Parsing JSON made simple with Power BI

Power BI – Connect to your secure API

If you have any problem, please let me know.


Best Regards


Community Support Team _ Maggie Li
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