Custom Dropbox Identity Provider

Last updated 09/22/2022

Step 1

Log in to the developer site of Dropbox:

Step 2

Click Create apps.

Step 3

  • Choose Scoped access for your app's API.
  • Choose App Folder for the type of access you need.
  • Enter your App Name. For App Name, we recommend using your organization or company name.
  • Click Create app.
Step 3

Step 4

  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • For the Redirect URIs in the OAuth 2 section, enter:

  • Click Add.
Step 4

Step 5

  • On the Settings page, click Apply for production.
  • Follow the steps to complete the production application process. This is required in order for users to authenticate with your App using Dropbox.

Step 6

Take note of the Client ID and Client Secret (called App Key and App Secret) on the App page for the Bread & Butter setup below.

Step 7

Bread & Butter Setup:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign In and authenticate (or Sign Up make a new account and authenticate).
  3. Go to Tools in the left menu.
  4. Click on Dropbox under Social Accounts.
  5. Select "Set Dropbox for Production".
  6. Enter a custom name and description.
  7. Enter the Client ID from the Dropbox setup steps above.
  8. Enter the Client Secret from the Dropbox setup steps above.
  9. Click Save & Close.
  10. Click the checkbox next to your new Dropbox provider to enable it.
Step 7