"Authorize application access" message


Whenever I access the mobile app (iOS), it says “Authorize application access, you are not the correct trust level to access the user API”. If I tap on the Discourse logo, everything works just fine. I’m just wondering, what does it mean by user API? And what trust level to I have to be to access it?

(Sam Saffron) #2

Yes, out-of-the-box, new users do not have access to the mobile app, they need to become trust level 1

There is a site setting that controls this restriction, you can bump it down to 0 if needed.


Huh. But I can use the mobile app. In fact, I’m using it right now… Is it because I’m a higher trust level in a different forum on the same device?

(Sam Saffron) #4

Correct, the setting is per-site.


Ok. But does it not apply to the this forum?

(Henrik Lenberg) #6

What is the name of the setting?

(Henrik Lenberg) #7

We also get reports that users are logged out of the app over and over. Have you heard of this too?

(Sam Saffron) #8

The setting is min trust level for user api key set that to 0 to allow anyone access to that app.

Regarding logout see:

I wish I could fix it, you can somewhat mitigate, but until Apple properly fixes it there are no 100% reliable workarounds.