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Uploading files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page

Uploading files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page

santhosh s.
New member | Level 1

Hello greg,

I am a iPhone developer, i want to upload files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page. I want to handle the authorisation inside my app.

I have checked the solution for this in stack overflow(http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26412786/uploading-files-to-dropbox-bypassing-authorization-page). You commented like that my requirement is possible.

Can you please elaborate more?

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Re: Uploading files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

This is technically possible, but I must emphasize again that this is very much not recommended. As such, we don't have much in the way of resources or support for it.

That said, there is some more information here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/27834922/auto-login-dropbox-account-on-core-api-without-login-pro...

Re: Uploading files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page

santhosh s.
New member | Level 1

We have decided to proceed with the approach of having a server side which should accept the file upload to server first and then make the upload API call with my pre-defined access token on the server.

In this case, we need everything to be automated to refresh the access token within x days and no browsers/login prompt involved. Seems like its possible according to your reply?

Re: Uploading files to my predefined dropbox account bypassing authorization page

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

You don't actually need to "refresh" the access token. Dropbox API access tokens don't expire, so just be careful not to manually revoke it.

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