Connect Apps to LinkedIn
The LinkedIn social connection allows users to log in to your application using their LinkedIn profile.
By default, Auth0 automatically syncs user profile data with each user login, thereby ensuring that changes made in the connection source are automatically updated in Auth0. Optionally, you can disable user profile data synchronization to allow for updating profile attributes from your application.
Before you begin, sign up for a LinkedIn Developer account.
To connect your app to LinkedIn, you will:
Set up an app in the LinkedIn Developer portal. During this process, LinkedIn will generate a Client ID and Client Secret for your application; make note of these. After your app is created, you can find these on its Auth view.
While setting up your app, use the following settings:
|Field||Value to Provide|
|Authorized redirect URLs for your app||
Find your Auth0 domain name
If your Auth0 domain name is not shown above and you are not using our custom domains feature, your domain name is your tenant name, your regional subdomain (unless your tenant is in the US region and was created before June 2020), plus
.auth0.com. For example, if your tenant name were
exampleco-enterprises, your Auth0 domain name would be
exampleco-enterprises.us.auth0.com and your redirect URL would be
https://exampleco-enterprises.us.auth0.com/login/callback. (If your tenant is in the US and was created before June 2020, then your domain name would be
If you are using custom domains, your callback URL will have the following format:
https://<YOUR CUSTOM DOMAIN>/login/callback.
Create and enable connection in Auth0
Set up the LinkedIn social connection in Auth0. Make sure you have the generated Client ID and Client Secret.
Besides the standard social connection settings, the LinkedIn social connection configuration includes the following:
|Strategy Version||Version of the LinkedIn API you want to use.|
You're ready to test your connection.