- Do you have your app already on Facebook Developer site? If no Facebook developer site (https://developers.facebook.com) > Apps in top menu > Create New App
(Caution don’t forget to verify your FB account before creating app . > www.facebook.com/help/verify )
- Visit Graph API Explorer (http://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer) and get Access token for above created App. (Caution: I have given all possible permission to my token generated, you can choose to generate it with restricted usage.)
Choose above created app in application drop down , Click on Get access Token , I have given all possible permissions to this token in all three tabs.
- Keep safe content of Access Token Text box safe for future use . ( This is expected to expire in around 1 hour or so )
- Suppose your target requirement is to generate token which last as long as 60 days , open below url in your browser :
Below mentioned images will give you idea where they are located : ( Hint , existing valid fb_exchange_token before opening this url in browser , is something you saved in previous step
- Response from browser will be something like below mentioned . Please note you are able to do this because Valid OAuth redirect URIs is blank for this app .
access_token=00000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffffffffffffffffff00000000000000jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjkkkkkkkkkkkkk3333333333333333338888888888888888888888888llllllllooooooooooooo4444444444444zzzz&expires=5183595 ( about 60 days )
- Save this magic token which expires in about 60 days .
- Bookmark this post , because you will have to visit this post back in 60 days !!!!