Facebook App access token

What is Facebook app access token?

Every facebook app is given an access token. While developing facebook application there are a lot of situations where app publishes on behalf of user, retrieves certain user information from facebook. For these operation facebook api requires access tokens for authentication, as user’s access token has some expiry date , App access tokens can be used. App access token does not have an expiry.

How to find app access token?

GET https://graph.facebook.com/oauth/access_token?client_id=YOUR_APP_ID&client_secret=YOUR_APP_SECRET&grant_type=client_credentials

This will return the app access token as follows

access_token=YOUR_APP_ACCESS_TOKEN

There is another way to get the app access tokens of all the facebook apps that you have created.

https://developers.facebook.com/tools/access_token/