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Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Explorer | Level 4

Hi,

below is my code to get a list of folders, but when I run this code it throws an error. Please see this error.

Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders": request body: could not decode input as JSON

 Please help.

 

 

// My Code
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,"https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/sharing/list_folders");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array(
'Content-Type: application/json',
'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_TOKEN'
));
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
"limit=100&actions=[]");

 

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Re: Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

[Cross-linking for reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45937861/error-in-call-to-api-function-sharing-list-folders ]

 

This error message indicates that the request body, which is supposed to contain the API call parameters as JSON, could not be successfully read by the Dropbox API as JSON.

 

That error looks correct in this case, as you're supplying form URL encoded parameters instead of JSON. The JSON would instead look like:

 

 

"{"limit": 100,"actions": []}"

 

 

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Re: Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

[Cross-linking for reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45937861/error-in-call-to-api-function-sharing-list-folders ]

 

This error message indicates that the request body, which is supposed to contain the API call parameters as JSON, could not be successfully read by the Dropbox API as JSON.

 

That error looks correct in this case, as you're supplying form URL encoded parameters instead of JSON. The JSON would instead look like:

 

 

"{"limit": 100,"actions": []}"

 

 

View solution in original post

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Re: Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Explorer | Level 4

Thanks a lot. It's working now.

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Re: Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Explorer | Level 3

Hi,

The solution link is not working, can you please help to understand what was the fix?

I am facing the same issue?

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Re: Error in call to API function "sharing/list_folders"

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

@vijaysingh109 The original StackOverflow question has been deleted, but the question and my answer here still apply.

If something isn't working for you, please feel free to open a new thread with the relevant code and the error/output you're getting so we can take a look.

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