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[account/login_with_password] App doesn't have permission to use this API

[account/login_with_password] App doesn't have permission to use this API

solitarychild
Explorer | Level 3

What dropbox app permission is needed to use account/login_with_password?

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Re: [account/login_with_password] App doesn't have permission to use this API

Greg-DB
Dropboxer
It sounds like you're referring to a private endpoint. Third party API apps should use the OAuth app authorization flow:

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/documentation/http/documentation#authorization

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/reference/oauth-guide

That will get your app an access token for the user that you can store and re-use for future API calls without further manual user intervention.

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Re: [account/login_with_password] App doesn't have permission to use this API

Greg-DB
Dropboxer
It sounds like you're referring to a private endpoint. Third party API apps should use the OAuth app authorization flow:

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/documentation/http/documentation#authorization

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/reference/oauth-guide

That will get your app an access token for the user that you can store and re-use for future API calls without further manual user intervention.
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