Prerequisites for Connecting to Dropbox Paper

To be able to interact with the Dropbox APIs to the full extent, the following requirements must be fulfilled:

  • An app registered in Dropbox
  • Specified redirect URIs
  • For OAuth with manual token, generated access token
  • Enabled permissions

1. Register an App

Access DBX Platform. If you have an app registered, proceed to the next step.

  1. Choose an API
  2. Choose the type of access you need
  3. Enter a descriptive phrase for a name
  4. Agree to the terms and conditions
  5. [Create app]

2. Add Redirect URI and Locate Required Values

Access the registered app > Settings tab

  1. For OAuth, locate Application key and Application secret
  2. Add redirect URI in the following format:
    • https://<hostname>/editor/service/validatedropboxpaperoauth
  3. For OAuth with manual token, generate an access token
    • For OAuth, the token will be generated in Metric Insights via [Get New Token]

3. Specify Required Permissions

Access the Permissions tab

Enable the following permissions:


NOTE: You may be asked to allow your application to connect.