firebase facebook login connect

Hi Guys, Welcome to Proto Coders Point, This tutorial is about how to connect facebook developer console app to firebase authentication so that we can integrate facebook login/ sign in method in our android, IOS(flutter) application.

Video Tutorial

For that We need facebook App ID and App secret code, that we need to add in firebase facebook authentication and make it enable.

You can see in below screenshot, to connect facebook developer app to firebase we need app id and app secret code.

how to add app id and app secret code in facebook firebase authentication

So let’s go to facebook developer console and create a new app our there.

Step 1: Go to facebook developer console and create a new apps

https://developers.facebook.com/apps/

In facebook developer console, you need to create a new App

Follow below screenshot

how to create app in facebook developer console login

Here i am selecting Build Connected Experiences so that i can make use of Facebook Login feature in my flutter application.

creating facebook app in develper console

Give a name to the app and just hit create app button.

Your Facebook App will get created

go  inside the app you have just created.

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Step 2: Get App id and app secret code

In your facebook developer app that you have just created, Under that go to Setting > Basic

Then you will find facebook app id and facebook app secret code, as shown in below screenshot

how to get app id and app secret code

you need to copy this both in firebase facebook authentication and enable it

Step 3: Adding Your flutter (android) app to facebook login

Click on the products + sign you will see a list of facebook services in that you need to select Facebook Login  and click on setup.

adding facebook login in facebook developer console app

then you may see the window as shown in below screenshot. In that you need to select as per your requirement, In my case i will select only Android ( because i don’t have mac book to show you set up for IOS, very sorry for that).

facebook login android

Step 4: adding android package in facebook app

Then, you need to add android package name in facebook ap

to get android package name, in you flutter project you will see a folder by name android open it

Just follow below screenshot

where is package name of android app

then just copy the package name and paste it in facebook console.

adding package name in facebook develper console

Step 5: Add Your Development and Release Key Hashes

you need to create key hashes, follow step given in facebook developer account or follow us

Windows
You will need the following:

To generate a development key hash, run the following command in a command prompt in the Java SDK folder:

      
keytool -exportcert -alias androiddebugkey -keystore "C:\Users\USERNAME\.android\debug.keystore" | "PATH_TO_OPENSSL_LIBRARY\bin\openssl" sha1 -binary | "PATH_TO_OPENSSL_LIBRARY\bin\openssl" base64
      

In above code just replace USERNAME with your system user name and OPEN SSL path.

Step 6 : Edit Your Resources and Manifest

Create a resource file by name strings under /app/res/values/strings.xml.

strings.xml

<string name="facebook_app_id">13702171 " add out app id"</string>
<string name="fb_login_protocol_scheme">fb1370217144" add your protocol scheme "</string>

In AndroidManifest.xml file add user_permission

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>

Add the following meta-data element, an activity for Facebook, and an activity and intent filter for Chrome Custom Tabs inside your application element:

<meta-data android:name="com.facebook.sdk.ApplicationId" 
        android:value="@string/facebook_app_id"/>
    
    <activity android:name="com.facebook.FacebookActivity"
        android:configChanges=
                "keyboard|keyboardHidden|screenLayout|screenSize|orientation"
        android:label="@string/app_name" />
    <activity
        android:name="com.facebook.CustomTabActivity"
        android:exported="true">
        <intent-filter>
            <action android:name="android.intent.action.VIEW" />
            <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />
            <category android:name="android.intent.category.BROWSABLE" />
            <data android:scheme="@string/fb_login_protocol_scheme" />
        </intent-filter>
    </activity>

Therefore, you are done your Flutter(android app) is now connected to facebook developer console app with facebook login feature.