How to setup Okta OpenId SSO with Flipsnack

Learn how to set up Okta OpenId SSO with Flipsnack. Follow this detailed step-by-step tutorial that explains everything you need to know.

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to integrate Flipsnack with Okta Openld SSO.

Table of contents:


Testing the single sign-on integration

Configure Flipsnack Single Sign-On

Create Flipsnack test user

If this solution doesn't require your needs, we have other SSO integrations, such as:

That being said, here are some of the many benefits of integrating Flipsnack with Okta OpenId:

  • You can control who has access to Flipsnack in Okta.

  • You can enable your users to be automatically signed in to Flipsnack (Single Sign-On) with your organization accounts.

  • You can manage your accounts in one central location.


To configure Okta integration with Flipsnack, you need the following items:

  • An Okta account (you can create one here)

  • Flipsnack subscription with the single sign-on option enabled

Scenario description

1. Log in to your Okta organization page.

Okta login

Ex: https:// ${your-domain}. okta. com
2. On your Okta account admin page, click on Applications, then click on Create app integration.

Create app integration in Okta

3. Select OIDC - OpenID Connect and Web application and click Next:

Creating web application in Okta

4. Now, you need to set up the following fields, just like in the screenshot below:

Settings in Okta

After everything is all set, please click Save.

Testing the single sign-on integration

In this section, you will configure and test Okta single sign-on with Flipsnack based on a test user called Britta Simon. For single sign-on to work, a link relationship between an Okta user and the related user in Flipsnack needs to be established.

First step:

Click Directory -> People

Click Add person.

Adding person in Okta

Click Save.

Person details in Okta

Now, we can create a user for testing.

Configure Flipsnack Single Sign-On

1. In a different web browser window, sign in to Flipsnack with your premium Flipsnack account.

2. On the right side, on your profile icon, select Settings

3. The next step is to select the SSO tab; if you have a premium account, you should see the SSO settings.

SSO settings in Flipsnack

4. Select Okta as Identity provider.

5. Select your organization endpoint.
Ex: https://${your-domain}${authServerId}
Ex: https://${your-domain} 

6. Select your Identity provider for your Okta account.

Identity provider in Okta

7. Select your client ID and your secret client ID from your Okta account.

Client ID in Okta

Create Flipsnack test user

1. Sign in to Flipsnack with your premium Flipsnack account.

2. Click on your profile picture and navigate to Settings -> Teammates

Adding teammates in Flipsnack

3. Now click Add User to open the Add User dialog box.

Inviting a teammate in Flipsnack

4. In the Email text box, enter the username of the user like
brittasimon@ yourdomain. com and select a role. When you're done, click the Send Invite button.5. Now, you can enable or disable the SSO-only option for this user. That means if you enable SSO only, the user will be able to log in only using SSO.

6. Go to the sign in page and enter your test email in the input
(brittasimon @ yourdomain. com)

7. You will be redirected to your SSO login page or default Okta login page.

8. Enter your credentials.

9. Now, you are logged in to Flipsnack.

If you need any help in setting up Okta SSO with Flipsnack, please contact our support team via live chat.