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I want to create a simple desktop application which connects to my account and shows some information in the status bar. I've been trying to authenticate using OAuth2.0 but I'm getting stuck and I cannot see what I´m doing wrong.

The steps I've followed are:

  1. I've registered my application
  2. Checked the option "Enable Client Side OAuth Flow"
  3. Call,private_info&redirect_uri=
  4. I authenticate using my google account and grant access

From what I understood after reading the documentation is that I should get a redirect to this URL:

with my token in the query string. Instead, I'm getting this:

This is the error message:

This application has been registered for implicit grants, and cannot requests codes

I've tried several scope options with the same result.

What am I doing wrong?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

The implicit flow uses the url, not

You should just need to change the url, otherwise that looks correct.

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The fix for me was unchecking "Enable Client Side OAuth Flow"

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Confirmed that this worked for me too. Not sure why it was downvoted. – Nick Sullivan Jan 30 '14 at 5:17
This worked for me too. – user27477 Jun 10 '14 at 13:55

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