Graph API Version

Test Account

Reading

A test user account for a Facebook app

Examples

Graph API Explorer
GET v2.10/...?fields={fieldname_of_type_TestAccount} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
$request = new FacebookRequest(
  $session,
  'GET',
  '...?fields={fieldname_of_type_TestAccount}'
);
$response = $request->execute();
$graphObject = $response->getGraphObject();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "...?fields={fieldname_of_type_TestAccount}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "...?fields={fieldname_of_type_TestAccount}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"...?fields={fieldname_of_type_TestAccount}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

This endpoint doesn't have any parameters.

Fields

FieldDescription

id

numeric string

User ID

login_url

string

A link to log in to Facebook as this test user

Edges

No edges

Creating

You can make a POST request to accounts edge from the following paths:
When posting to this edge, a TestAccount will be created.

Parameters

NameDescription
installed
boolean

Automatically installs the app for the test user once it is created or associated

minor
boolean

Is this test user a minor

name
string

The name for the test user. When left blank, a random name will be automatically generated

owner_access_token
string

When associating existing test users with other apps, this is the app access token of any app that is already associated with the test user. The {app-id} in the publishing request in this case should be the app that will is the target to associate with the test user. The API request should also be signed with the app access token of that target app. Required when associating test users, but should not be used when creating new test users

permissions
List<Permission>
Default value: Set

List of permissions that are automatically granted for the app when it is created or associated

type
enum{test-users}

Type

uid
int

ID of an existing test user to associate with another app. Required when associating test users, but should not be used when creating new test users

Return Type

This endpoint supports read-after-write and will read the node represented by id in the return type.
Struct {
id: numeric string,
access_token: string,
login_url: string,
email: string,
password: string,
}

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can dissociate a TestAccount from an Application by making a DELETE request to /{application_id}/accounts.

Parameters

NameDescription
type
enum{test-users}

Account type

uid
int

Account UID

Required

Return Type

Struct {
success: bool,
}