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🔗 React-Native LinkedIn

Simple LinkedIn login library for React-Native with WebView into a Modal

Demo on Expo


  • Light: No need to link a native library like others alternatives
  • Simple: Get the token and the expires, you handle your own login with the access_token
  • Sure: open-source
  • Almost readable & understandable code: JavaScript & React


$ yarn add react-native-linkedin



Name Type Required Default Description
clientID string required Your client id
clientSecret string Will be removed from here and give server example Your client secret
redirectUri string required Your redirectUri
onSuccess function required Function will be call back on success
authState string optional require('uuid').v4() The state of auth, to be more secure
onError function optional console.error(err) Function will be call back on error
onClose function optional Function will be call back on close modal
onOpen function optional Function will be call back on open modal
onSignIn function optional Function will be call back when the user sign in
permissions array optional ['r_basicprofile', 'r_emailaddress'] The LinkedIn access token permissions
renderButton function optional Render function for customize LinkedIn button
renderClose function optional Render function for customize close button
linkText string optional 'Login with LinkedIn' Link label
containerStyle optional Customize container style
wrapperStyle optional Customize wrapper style
closeStyle optional Customize close style
animationType Modal.propTypes.animationType optional fade Customize animationType style: 'none', 'slide' or 'fade'
shouldGetAccessToken bool optional true Set to false to receive the 'authorization code' rather then the 'access token'


// See ./example folder for details
import React from 'react'
import { StyleSheet, View } from 'react-native'

import LinkedInModal from 'react-native-linkedin'

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    backgroundColor: '#fff',
    justifyContent: 'center',
    alignItems: 'center',

export default class AppContainer extends React.Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <View style={styles.container}>
          clientID="[ Your client id from ]"
          clientSecret="[ Your client secret from ]"
          redirectUri="[ Your redirect uri set into ]"
          onSuccess={token => console.log(token)}


Please note that you should give your linkedin client id and you secret key to the component. You should be aware that key can be found if you store it directly to your code. I strongly recommand to not declare both on your code but found a way to keep it secret (ie. get it from server, encrypt it, ...)

> Related issue

Roadmap & TODOs

  • Better style for modal: border, padding, transparency
  • Button to close the modal
  • Better catch of error into login url
  • Add gif example in README
  • Publish example to expo
  • Remove secret from client and give server example of retrieving access_token
  • Test every line of code
  • Add props or other function to fetch more informations like basic profile information
  • Use Expo WebBrowser when app is in Expo (ie. if global.__exponent exist)

> Propose


PRs are welcome!


Is it supported and tested both on android and iOS?


How to get the basic profile of a user after getting the token?

const access_token // from this lib
const baseApi = ''
const params = [
  // add more fields here

const response = await fetch(
    method: 'GET',
    headers: {
      Authorization: 'Bearer ' + access_token
const payload = await response.json()

Other questions

Feel free to contact me or create an issue




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