Upgrading without changing the API key?

I upgraded yesterday an AWS Bitnami image. I decided to import the Apps part specifically so the API key would be the same…but it changed. This could be a problem if the API key is built into a mobile app as, and correct me if I am wrong, it would require an update in the iStore and Play before the API key could be changed within the app.

Is there a workaround or is there a way to upgrade without a new API key?

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