Configure Facebook App Service With Azure


  • An active Azure subscription.
  • An active Facebook account.

Steps for configuring Facebook with Azure.

Step 1

Open the Facebook developer webpage  and sign-in with your Facebook account credentials. I have provided a link for a webpage for  Facebook developers.

Step 2

Click "Create App" on the top-right corner of the window.

Step 3

Now, we need to provide a name for the application and it must be unique. It will not accept the names like Facebook. Then, click "Create App ID".

Step 4

Enter the captcha for the security check and click "Submit". Now, you will be redirected to the Facebook developer dashboard.

Step 5

Before adding the application’s URL, sign into Azure portal and switch Facebook developer tab. Now, click "Get started" under Facebook Login. Then, choose a platform.

Step 6

After selecting the platform, add the application URL and click "Save".

Step 7

Click "Next" for setting up the Facebook SDK and click Next again in access tokens and permissions needs window. After that, the account is registered as administrator. For authentication, click "App Review" in teh left pane and enable the public aunthentication.

Before adding the information of the application to Azure, we need to provide the APP ID and App secret password for authentication and authorization.

Step 8

Click "Settings" and select "App secret" field and make a note of the password and App Id.

Step 9

Now, switch to Azure portal and select the application. Click Settings -> Authentication/Authorization.

Step 10

Switch the app authentication as ON and paste the app id and App secret password. Click "OK" and click "Save".