Postman LinkedIn Access Token

The blog shows you one of the ways to get the Access Token from LinkedIn by using Postman. I spent 2 days to get this correct so you don’t have to spend 2 days.

Firstly, you need to get to https://www.linkedin.com/developer/apps/ to register an apps to get the Client ID and Client Secret.

1. Open a new Tab in Postman. Choose POST. I put this as url https://www.linkedin.com/oauth/v2/accessToken. Click on Authentication tab.

2. Click on Get New Access Token.

Type in the following in the following fields, of course, like Callback URL you need to put wherever you want to put. The Auth URL for now is still https://www.linkedin.com/oauth/v2/authorization till LinkedIn change it. The Access Token URL is https://www.linkedin.com/oauth/v2/accessToken. The State you can put anything.

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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