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Dropbox App incremental permissions

Dropbox App incremental permissions

Vassilis B.
New member | Level 1

Is there a way to change an application's permissions per user?
For example, initially user can give only sign in permissions and later, if needed, give access to Dropbox files.
With Google Apps (e.g. Google Drive) and Windows Live (e.g. OneDrive), you can change the scopes whenever you wish like described here, or by simply adding more scopes during the OAuth2 call.

I see that there is a similar thread here and I wonder if anything has changed since then in API v2. 

Thank you.

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Re: Dropbox App incremental permissions

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

No, this isn't possible with the Dropbox API,  but I'll be sure to pass this along as a feature request.

Re: Dropbox App incremental permissions

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

I just wanted to follow up on this thread to let you know that the Dropbox API now offers "scopes" functionality, which you can use to set specific scopes at authorization time, during the OAuth 2 flow. You can find more information here:

https://dropbox.tech/developers/now-available--scoped-apps-and-enhanced-permissions

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