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Manual Authentication

Generate an API Key

Old versions of OctoPrint do not support application keys, instead the global API key from the ‘API’ settings page must be used. If this is the case, please update OctoPrint — Polymer does not officially support older versions.
  1. Click the wrench icon () in the top-right corner to open OctoPrint settings
  2. Select the ‘Application Keys’ option from the menu
  3. Locate the ‘Manually generate an application key’ section at the bottom of the page
  4. Enter an identifier and click ‘Generate’.
    Form showing an application identifier text field and a generate button
  5. Tap ‘Scan API Key’ in Polymer
  6. Scan the QR code shown on by OctoPrint with Polymer
    Form showing an application identifier text field and a generate button
  7. Tap ‘Add Server’ in Polymer

🎉 Congratulations! You’re now ready to start using Polymer.