Register your apps for Twitter login with Mobile Services
This topic shows you how to register your apps to be able to use Twitter to authenticate with Azure Mobile Services.
To complete the procedure in this topic, you must have a Twitter account that has a verified email address. To create a new Twitter account, go to twitter.com.
Navigate to the Twitter Developers web site, sign-in with your Twitter account credentials, and click Create a new application.
Type the Name, Description, and Web Site values for your app, then type the URL of your mobile service appended with the path /login/twitter in Callback URL.
For a .NET backend mobile service published to Azure by using Visual Studio, the redirect URL is the URL of your mobile service appended with the path signin-twitter your mobile service as a .NET service, such as
At the bottom the page, read and accept the terms, type the correct CAPTCHA words, and then click Create your Twitter application.
This registers the app displays the application details.
Make a note of the values of Consumer key and Consumer secret.
The consumer secret is an important security credential. Do not share this secret with anyone or distribute it with your app.
Click the Settings tab, scroll down and check Allow this application to be used to sign in with Twitter, then click Update this Twitter application's settings.
You are now ready to use a Twitter login for authentication in your app by providing the consumer key and consumer secret values to Mobile Services.