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Setting a custom geocoder as the default within ArcGIS organization

Question asked by ahmadabusaleh on Jul 26, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 2, 2018 by ahmadabusaleh



ArcGIS Online is configured to use ArcGIS World Geocoding Service, using this geocoding service for batch geocoding consumes credits, so I moved to create my own geocoding service and I added it to utility services in the ArcGIS organization account and I was able to use it in the search box in WAB, but I couldn’t figure out how to set it as a default geocoder for my organization  to avoid consuming the credits!


I am asking this because when I use the Add data widget it doesn’t ask me to choose which geocoder to use to batch geocode a CSV?

Also using ArcGIS Maps for Office, and here I am quoting the documentation in the below like:

“ArcGIS Maps for Office uses the default geocoder your administrator configured in ArcGIS”


it seems that there is a place to configure this but I couldn’t find it out, any help is highly appreciated!


Thank you,