Connect your app to Dropbox
To connect your Auth0 app to Dropbox, you will need to generate a Client ID and Client Secret in a Dropbox app, copy these keys into your Auth0 settings, and enable the connection.
This doc refers to the client steps to connect your client. If you are looking to manage authentication in your application, see Next Steps below.
1. Login to the developer portal
Go to the Dropbox Developer portal and log in with your Dropbox credentials.
Click Create your app:
2. Create your app
- Under Choose an API, select Dropbox API.
- Under Choose the type of access you need, select App folder or Full Dropbox, depending on your needs.
- Name your app.
- Click Create app.
3. Enter your callback URL
On your app's Settings page that follows, enter this URL in the Redirect URIs field:
4. Get your Client ID and Client Secret
On the same Settings page, your
App key and
App secret will be displayed:
5. Copy your Client Id and Client Secret into Auth0
In a separate window, login to your Auth0 Dashboard and select Connections > Social in the left nav.
App key and
App secret from the Settings page of the Dropbox Developer portal into the fields on this page on Auth0:
6 Enable the Connection
Select the Apps tab of the Dropbox connection on Auth0 and select each of your existing Auth0 apps for which you want to enable this connection:
7 Test the connection
Close the Settings window to return to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 dashboard.
A TRY icon will now be displayed next to the Dropbox logo:
Click Allow to grant your app access.
If you have configured everything correctly, you will see the It works!!! page:
For detailed instructions and samples for a variety of technologies, refer to our quickstarts:
For more background information on client authentication refer to Client Authentication.