Create Managed User

Create a managed Foursquare user for your application. This endpoint should be called any time your application registers a new user.

NOTE: This endpoint requires a Foursquare Service API Key to authenticate. Learn how to create a Service API Key.


Public Beta Feature

This documentation covers a feature currently in Public Beta. Access is available to anyone interested in building personalized experiences for their end-users.

This feature is subject to the Personalization API (Self-Service) Public Beta End user License Agreement 📄.


Foursquare Service Account Required

These endpoints require the use of a Foursquare Service Account that acts on behalf of your application. Please make sure you've created a Service Account and use the associated API Key when making calls to the following endpoints.

For more information, please read Service Account Authentication.



Please make sure to store the resulting oauth_token/user_id pairings for each user in your own internal database.

There is no method to fetch this pairing once returned during user creation. If you need to generate a new oauth_token for your user, you can do so via the refresh user token endpoint.

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