Retrofit — How to Refresh an Access Token

When working with OAuth 2 APIs, you have to manage access tokens and sometimes also refresh tokens. Generally, the access token is what you’ll use to authenticate your requests. However, the access tokens are short lived and the lifetime differs per API provider. Due to security reasons, the access token validity ranges from one hour to infinite (if there’s no refresh token handling required).

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