Salesforce OAuth

Follow this guide to create an OAuth application in Salesforce

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Written by Matthew Doherty
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Step 1: Creating a Connected App

  1. Log into Salesforce. Click the Gear Icon, then the Setup option from the drop down menu

  2. Using the Quick Find box, search Apps and select App Manager.

3. Click New Connected App

4. Enter a name for the app (name must be unique within your org)

Step 2: Enabling OAuth settings

  1. In the API (Enable OAuth Settings) area of the page, select Enable OAuth Settings.

  2. Set Callback URL to “

  3. Fill out the following fields

    1. Check the “Enable OAuth Settings” Box

    2. Check the “Require Secret for Web Server Flow” box

    3. Check the “Require Secret for Refresh Token Flow” box

    4. Add the 3 shown scopes to the “Selected OAuth Scopes” box

      1. Access unique user identifiers (openid)

      2. Manger user data via APIs (api)

      3. Perform requests at any rime (refresh_token, offline_access)

4. Save the app. Back on the Manage Connected Apps screen, you should see a button for Manager Consumer Details

5. Copy the following values and enter them in the Merge dashboard

  • OAuth client id

  • OAuth client secret

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