Azure Active Directory B2C: Provide sign-up and sign-in to consumers with Facebook accounts

Create a Facebook application

To use Facebook as an identity provider in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) B2C, you need to create a Facebook application and supply it with the right parameters. You need a Facebook account to do this. If you don’t have one, you can get it at

  1. Go to the Facebook for developers website and sign in with your Facebook account credentials.
  2. If you have not already done so, you need to register as a Facebook developer. To do this, click Register (on the upper-right corner of the page), accept Facebook's policies, and complete the registration steps.
  3. Click My Apps and then click Add a New App.
  4. In the form, provide a Display Name and a valid Contact Email.
  5. Click Create App ID. This may require you to accept Facebook platform policies and complete an online security check.
  6. In the left column, click Settings and then select Basic if not selected already.
  7. Select a Category.
  8. Click + Add Platform and select Website.

    Facebook - Settings

    Facebook - Settings - Website

  9. Enter in the Site URL field and then click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

    Facebook - Site URL

  10. Copy the value of App ID. Click Show and copy the value of App Secret. You will need both of them to configure Facebook as an identity provider in your tenant. App Secret is an important security credential.

    Facebook - App ID & App Secret

  11. Click + Add Product on the left navigation and then the Set Up button for Facebook Login.

    Facebook - Facebook Login

  12. Click Settings on the right nav under Facebook Login

    Facebook - Facebook Login settings

  13. Enter{tenant}/oauth2/authresp in the Valid OAuth redirect URIs field in the Client OAuth Settings section. Replace {tenant} with your tenant's name (for example, Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

    Facebook - OAuth Redirect URI

  14. To make your Facebook application usable by Azure AD B2C, you need to make it publicly available. You can do this by clicking App Review on the left navigation and by turning the switch at the top of the page to YES and clicking Confirm.

    Facebook - App public

Configure Facebook as an identity provider in your tenant

  1. Follow these steps to navigate to the B2C features blade on the Azure portal.
  2. On the B2C features blade, click Identity providers.
  3. Click +Add at the top of the blade.
  4. Provide a friendly Name for the identity provider configuration. For example, enter "Facebook".
  5. Click Identity provider type, select Facebook, and click OK.
  6. Click Set up this identity provider and enter the app ID and app secret (of the Facebook application that you created earlier) in the Client ID and Client secret fields respectively.
  7. Click OK, and then click Create to save your Facebook configuration.


Adding an Identity provider to your tenant does not modify your existing policies. Remember to update your policies by including the identity provider you just created.