Dropbox API Getting account information


Getting account information for the linked user via curl

curl -X POST https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_current_account \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with your access token.

Getting account information for the linked user via curl in C++

#include <stdio.h>
#include <curl/curl.h>


int main (int argc, char *argv[])
{
      CURL *curl;
      CURLcode res;

      /* In windows, this will init the winsock stuff */ 
      curl_global_init(CURL_GLOBAL_ALL);
     
      /* get a curl handle */ 
      curl = curl_easy_init();
      if(curl) {

            printf ("Running curl test.\n");

            struct curl_slist *headers=NULL; /* init to NULL is important */
            headers = curl_slist_append(headers, "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>");
            headers = curl_slist_append(headers, "Content-Type: application/json");
            curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, headers);
             
            curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://api.dropbox.com/2/users/get_current_account");
            curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, "null");

            /* Perform the request, res will get the return code */ 
            res = curl_easy_perform(curl);

            /* Check for errors */ 
            if(res != CURLE_OK)
                  fprintf(stderr, "curl_easy_perform() failed: %s\n",
                    curl_easy_strerror(res));

            /* always cleanup */
              curl_easy_cleanup(curl);

              printf ("\nFinished curl test.\n");

      }
      curl_global_cleanup();

      printf ("Done!\n");
      return 0;

}

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with your access token.

Getting account information using the Dropbox Python library

This uses the Dropbox Python SDK to get the user's account information from the Dropbox API.

import dropbox
dbx = dropbox.Dropbox("<ACCESS_TOKEN>")
dbx.users_get_current_account()  

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with the access token.

Getting space usage information for the linked user via curl in PHP

<?php

$headers = array("Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>",
                 "Content-Type: application/json");

$ch = curl_init('https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_space_usage');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, $headers);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, true);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, "null");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
$response = curl_exec($ch);

curl_close($ch);
echo $response;

?>

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with the OAuth 2 access token.

Getting account information for the linked user via HttpWebRequest in PowerShell

$url = "https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_current_account"

$req = [System.Net.HttpWebRequest]::Create($url)
$req.headers["Authorization"] = "Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
$req.Method = "POST"

$res = $req.GetResponse()
Write-Host "Response Status Code: "$res.StatusCode
Write-Host "Response Status Description: "$res.StatusDescription
$readStream = new-object System.IO.StreamReader $res.GetResponseStream()
$result = $readStream.ReadToEnd() | ConvertFrom-Json
Write-Host $result
$readStream.Close()
$res.Close()

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with your access token.

Getting account information via jQuery in JavaScript

jQuery.ajax({
    url: 'https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_current_account',
    type: 'POST',
    headers: {
        "Authorization": "Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
    },
    success: function (data) {
        console.log(data);
    },
    error: function (error) {
        console.log(error);
    }
})

<ACCESS_TOKEN> should be replaced with the OAuth 2 access token.

Getting account information using the Dropbox Objective-C library

This uses the Dropbox Objective-C SDK to get the user's account information from the Dropbox API.

[[client.usersRoutes getCurrentAccount] response:^(DBUSERSFullAccount *account, DBNilObject *_, DBRequestError *error) {
    if (account) {
        NSLog(@"%@", account);
    } else if (error) {
        NSLog(@"%@", error);
    }
}];