Frequently Asked Questions

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This topic describes the list of commonly asked questions related to IBM Digital App Builder.

  1. Go to after login to IBM Cloud.
  2. Navigate to Users, click your name from the list and select the User details option.
  3. Click Create an IBM Cloud API key window.
  4. Enter the Name and Description for the new API Key.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Then, click Show to display the API key to copy and save it for later, or click Download.
Note: For security reasons, the API key is only available to be copied or downloaded at the time of creation. If the API key is lost, you must create a new API key. For more information on user API Key, refer to

The Shared Playground Server is a common server that is shared between many developers. This server should not be used for production apps. The data in this server can be deleted without notice. The server uptime is not guaranteed.

You can completely uninstall Digital App Builder by the following steps:

  1. Uninstall the Digital App Builder the regular way for each OS.
  2. Delete the following files manually for your OS.
    • Windows - Users\<systemname>\AppData\Roaming\IBM Digital App Builder
    • MacOS - Users/<systemname>/Library/Application Support/IBM Digital App Builder


Inclusive terminology note: The Mobile First Platform team is making changes to support the IBM® initiative to replace racially biased and other discriminatory language in our code and content with more inclusive language. While IBM values the use of inclusive language, terms that are outside of IBM's direct influence are sometimes required for the sake of maintaining user understanding. As other industry leaders join IBM in embracing the use of inclusive language, IBM will continue to update the documentation to reflect those changes.
Last modified on February 12, 2020