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I'm currently looking at an .apk for Android and I came across some hard-coded credentials. Apparently these are used for something called FireBaseAuth, which seems to be a Google service.

I'm not very familiar with the Android app development and don't know what the FireBase service is exactly used for.

Is it common to save hard-coded credentials for the service in the app?

What can be done with the credentials?

The credentials do not reflect any information affiliated with me.

edit: I did come across this stackoverflow post, stating something about identifiers, but no clear answer.

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