Saying OAuth-based App Flip for Actions


Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer Advocate

Simple account linking helps create extra useful person experiences with Google Assistant and your services and products. Immediately, we’re launching OAuth-based App Flip, a brand new function that can assist you construct a greater cellular account linking expertise. App Flip permits your customers to seamlessly hyperlink their accounts to Google with out having to re-enter their credentials if they’ve already signed in to your app on their system. This streamlined authorization stream helps decrease customers dropping out of the account linking course of, and makes it simpler for customers to combine your sensible gadgets into their sensible houses. This function is now accessible for all Sensible House Actions and is accessible in beta for different Conversational Actions.

When App Flip is applied inside your software, the Google Assistant or Google House app robotically flips to your app when customers provoke the account linking course of. As soon as customers consent to hyperlink their accounts, your app then requests an authorization code out of your server, and Google handles the rest of the account linking stream.

Account Linking Flows

By flipping on to your native app, customers can skip logging in once more and might merely select to hyperlink their accounts.

You’ll be able to implement App Flip by enabling your app to simply accept a deep hyperlink that enables Google to attach. We even have check instruments accessible for each Android and iOS that can assist you confirm your app integration with App Flip.

For extra particulars on the way to use App Flip along with your integration, take a look at the docs, or the pattern Android and iOS apps. For Conversational Actions, please join the Beta program.

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