Change Users' Passwords

Connect your app to PayPal

To configure an OAuth connection with PayPal, register your Auth0 Application on the PayPal Developer Portal.

Trigger an interactive password reset flow

1. Register your app at the PayPal Developer Portal

Go to the PayPal Developer Portal and log in with your PayPal credentials. Click on Dashboard in the upper-right corner.

You will be directed to the My Apps & Credentials page. Scroll down to under the REST API Apps section, click Create App.

On the Create New App page, provide a value for App Name and click Create App:

Use the Authentication API

2. Get your PayPal Client ID and Secret

Once PayPal has created your app, you will be shown the API credentials for this particular application. Copy both the Client ID and Secret values (the Secret value is initially hidden) for later use.

Note that by default you are editing your Sandbox account. Switch to your live account by toggling to Live on the top right of the page.

Use Lock

3. Provide PayPal with information about your app

Scroll down to the Sandbox App Settings section and Show the Return URL box. Enter your Lockcallback URL:


Find your Auth0 domain name for redirects

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, plus For example, if your tenant name were exampleco-enterprises, your Auth0 domain name would be and your redirect URI would be

If you are using custom domains, your redirect URI will have the following format: https://<YOUR CUSTOM DOMAIN>/login/callback.

If you would like to control the scope of access to customer data (such as profile information, email address, home address, and phone number) through Auth0, you need to enable access to this information by selecting the desired attributes under the Advanced Options, which becomes available to you if you enable the Log In with PayPal feature.

For your Sandbox Account to work, check the Full Name, Date of birth, Timezone, Locale, and Language because Auth0 requires this Basic Profile information.

Click Save:

Directly set the new password

4. Provide your PayPal Client Id and Secret to your Auth0 application

Go to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 Dashboard. Under the Social page, click to enable PayPal.

Paste in the Client Id and Secret from the PayPal Developer Portal into the App ID and App Secret fields on this page on Auth0, respectively, then click Save.

Use the Management API

5. Enable and test the connection

Switch the Paypal connection in the dashboard to enabled. Then under Applications, choose which of your applications you want to enable this connection and then click SAVE.

Enable Applications

Now you should see a TRY button for the Paypal connection.

Try Paypal

This allows you to test your connection to see if it has been configured properly.

The Target URL field that you enter can take up to 3 hours for the change to go into effect with Paypal. This can cause the connection to fail until it is updated.

Manually Set Users' Passwords using the Dashboard

Additional Information

Paypal Docs