Generating credentials for Dropbox authentication

StandardDropboxCredentialService requires "App Key", "App Secret", "Access Token" and "Refresh Token".

This document describes how to generate these credentials using an existing Dropbox account.

Generate App Key and App Secret

Set required permissions for your app

The "" permission has to be enabled for the application to be able to read the files in Dropbox.

You can set permissions in Dropbox Developers page.

  • Click on "App Console" button and select your app.
  • Go to "Permissions" tab and enable the "" permission.
  • Click "Submit" button.
  • NOTE: In case you already have an Access Token and Refresh Token, those tokens have to be regenerated after the permission change. See "Generate Access Token and Refresh Token" chapter about token generation.
  • Generate Access Token and Refresh Token