Navan Chauhan
1 minute readCreated on January 15, 2020Last modified on September 15, 2020

Setting up Kaggle to use with Google Colab

In order to be able to access Kaggle Datasets, you will need to have an account on Kaggle (which is Free)

Grabbing Our Tokens

Go to Kaggle

Click on your User Profile and Click on My Account

Scroll Down until you see Create New API Token

This will download your token as a JSON file

Copy the File to the root folder of your Google Drive

Setting up Colab

Mounting Google Drive

import os from google.colab import drive drive.mount('/content/drive')

After this click on the URL in the output section, login and then paste the Auth Code

Configuring Kaggle

os.environ['KAGGLE_CONFIG_DIR'] = "/content/drive/My Drive/"

Voila! You can now download Kaggle datasets

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