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Use Postman to make API calls

Use Postman to make API calls

We are aware of the issue related to importing the collection into Postman, and are working on a fix. In the meantime, please make sure to download and use version 8 of the desktop application.

Postman is a tool that lets you build and test HTTP requests in an easy-to-use interface without configuring a full development environment. The Box Postman Collection is a set of preconfigured requests that make it possible to get started with the Box API from Postman without having to manually configure the requests.

Postman

Overview

This guide will take you through the following steps.

  1. Install Postman on your device.
  2. Configure a Box App so that Postman can access the Box API.
  3. Log in to the Box App to get the right API credentials.
  4. Load Box's Postman collection into Postman.
  5. Make a first API call to the Box API with Postman.