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moblie app using /oauth2/authorize interface redirect_uri problem

moblie app using /oauth2/authorize interface redirect_uri problem

chelizi
Explorer | Level 3

     We plan to use the HTTP interface instead of the Android SDK when connecting to the dropbox. There is a problem in using the redirect_uri parameter in /oauth2/authorize.

     After the authentication is complete, we intend to redirect the app to continue subsequent operations. Now we can't go back to our app. After the authentication is complete, it is in the system browser. How can I redirect to the app?

     Currently, I have not found an example of returning to the app after authentication. In the guide document ”The redirect_uri is optional with the code flow - if unspecified, the authorization code is displayed on dropbox.com for the user to copy and paste to your app.
     This extra step is less convenient for end users, but appropriate for apps that cannot support a redirect.“

How do we skip this step, or how do we configure in the app to support redirect?

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Re: moblie app using /oauth2/authorize interface redirect_uri problem

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

To redirect back to your app after the user authorizes the app, you should use the 'redirect_uri' parameter on /oauth2/authorize that you mentioned. I recommend referring to the /oauth2/authorize documentation and OAuth Guide for more information. 

 

Can you elaborate on what you mean when you say "There is a problem in using the redirect_uri parameter in /oauth2/authorize"? What do you have so far, and what isn't working exactly?

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