Connecting to online identity providers (Windows Store apps using C#/VB/C++ and XAML)


The Web Authentication Broker allows applications to use internet authentication and authorization protocols like OpenID or OAuth to connect to online identity providers. An app can choose to use the web authentication broker to sign in to OAuth or OpenID protocol-based web services, such as many social network and picture-sharing websites, provided that the particular service provider has made the necessary changes.

The Windows.Security.Authentication.Web namespace provides the low-level operations. For more information, see the related topics.

The Web authentication broker sample in the Samples gallery gives an example of how to connect to an online service provider.

Developer audience

Web Authentication Broker is designed for use by developers and online providers.

Related topics

Developing Windows Store apps
Web authentication broker sample
Web Authentication Broker (Windows Store apps)
Troubleshooting Web Authentication Broker



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