Overview#

Embedded user-agent is web browser UI component that can be embedded in applications to render web pages, used to create embedded user-agents.

Embedded user-agent, commonly implemented with WebView[2], 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.

As pointed out in OAuth 2.0 for Native Apps using WebViews, a type of embedded user-agent, for OAuth 2.0. These embedded user-agents are however unsafe for use by third-parties by definition. Preferred method is External User-Agent

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