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Authenticate users through Facebook using Xamarin.Auth

Authenticate users through Facebook using Xamarin.Auth

Following the previous post on Google authentication, I will now focus on how to authenticate on Facebook with Xamarin.Auth and retrieve the user’s email address. In case you missed the Google post, you can read all about it here: Authenticate users through Google with Xamarin.Auth As previously, a sample is available on GitHub: https://github.com/TimLariviere/Sample-XamarinAuth-Facebook Facebook authentication with Xamarin.Auth Unlike Google, Facebook doesn’t require us to use native SDKs to authenticate users. So we can let the IsUsingNativeUI flag of Xamarin.Auth…

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Authenticate users through Google with Xamarin.Auth

Authenticate users through Google with Xamarin.Auth

I’ve recently worked on a Xamarin app that needed to authenticate its users against Facebook, Google, and Twitter, and needed to retrieve their email addresses. Xamarin.Auth did the heavy lifting for us, handling all the OAuth authentication flow. But configuring it for Facebook, Google, and Twitter can be complicated as their configurations are (not so) slightly different. After quite a bit of struggle, I decided to share every single steps that led me to successfully implement authentication and getting the…

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