Error fetching info from OAuth2 provider

I started work on a React Native project about a week ago and originaly just set it up with email and password login, that works find but after trying to set up Google Sign In I’ve hit a bit of a roadblock.

It seems to be able to work when I have OpenID Connect turned on, but I would like to be able to recieve the meta data when a user signs up. I’m able to log out my meta data so its getting passed making the request to Google, but below is the error I’m getting;

Any suggestions are welcome as I’m out of ideas!


Following the thread, as I am looking into this as well.

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I wasn’t able to figure out whether you were using OpenID connect or not. If you are using OpenID, then metadata isn’t something Realm provides

Same issue as OP. I could not get Google Sign In working until I turned on OpenID Conenct in the realm authentication provider portal. Once I turned on OpenID Connect everything worked fine, but I could not get it to work without this.

I was fine with that setting, so I moved forward without much investigation. I no longer have the error messages or steps to replicate the problem. I am only posting this reply here in case others who are experiencing the same issue know to try turning on OpenID Connect through the Realm portal.

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I’ve also experienced the same issue. I cannot use Google provider unless I check that “OpenID Connect” option in the Authentication Providers tab. That way I’m not able to get user information like the email address, profile photo etc. I can just see the full name and nothing else.

Not sure if anyone has a solution for this problem, it would be much appreciated. :slight_smile:

I’m having the same issue. I really need the email address. I submitted a bug report on Github, but no solution there, either.

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Not sure if we have to enable some special permission inside a Google Cloud Platform project itself, in order to get some additional user info except the name…?

@111757 I submitted a bug report to the developers and they gave me a workaround that allows us to get the email + other personal info from Google. You can read desistefanova’s solution here.

It just requires switching to authenticating with JWT, which Google accepts.

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