Overview#Embedded user-agent is web browser UI component that can be embedded in apps to render web pages, used to create embedded user-agents.
Embedded user-agent, commonly implemented with WebView, are an alternative method for authorizing native applications. They are however unsafe for use by third-parties by definition. They involve the user signing in with their full login credentials, only to have them down scoped to less powerful OAuth 2.0 credentials.
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Embedded user-agent
- External User-Agent
- OAuth 2.0 for Native Apps
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