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Understanding Login with Amazon

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Login with Amazon Conceptual Overview
This conceptual overview describes how Login with Amazon allows a user to login and grant your website access to their customer profile data. For more details on the customer experience in native m... more »
Access Tokens
After users log in, they are returned to your website or mobile app. At this point, your client can obtain an access token by calling the Login with Amazon authorization service. That token allows ... more »
Authorization Code
An authorization code is sent to a client as the first step in an Authorization Code Grant. When the client receives the authorization code, it calls the Login with Amazon authorization service wit... more »
Refresh Tokens
A refresh token allows a website to request a new access token, even if the access token has expired. Refresh tokens follow the same format as access tokens, except they begin with the string Atzr|... more »
Customer Profile
A customer profile contains the data that Login with Amazon applications can access regarding a particular customer. This includes: a unique ID for the user; the user's name, the user's email addre... more »
Authorization Grants
The Login with Amazon authorization service offers two authorization grants that your website or mobile app can use to authenticate users and access their customer profile. These two grants are the... more »
Security Profile
Before you can use Login with Amazon on a website or in a mobile app, you must have a security profile assigned to the website or app, and that security profile must be enabled for Login with Amazo... more »