Tuesday, 12 April 2016


Getting started with linkedin api using postman

1) Create an application on linkedin
url : https://www.linkedin.com/secure/developer?newapp=

2) provide the details OAuth 2.0
Authorized Redirect URLs for postman :
URL : https://www.getpostman.com/oauth2/callback

REF : postman helpers (https://www.getpostman.com/docs/helpers)
 

3) Get the Authentication Keys.
a) Client ID:
b) Client Secret:

4) start the postman client
a) go to authorization select the OAuth 2 fill the following

Auth URL :  https://www.linkedin.com/uas/oauth2/authorization
Access Token URL :  https://www.linkedin.com/uas/oauth2/accessToken
Client ID : "provide the genrated client id"
Client Secret : "provide the genrated client secret"
Scope : r_basicprofile
Token Name : TokenName
Grant Type :  Authorization code

and click on : request access token locally

5) now click on Request token

6) You will be redirected to linked page
Authenticating the LinkedIn Account
enter the credentails and allow access

3 comments:

  1. Hi,
    Thanks for posting this article. It works. However in my case I just need to "untick" "Requst access token Locally" option

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  2. Excellent post. I like it. It helped me to get Authorization token using Postman.

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