# HTTP basic authentication using cURL curl -u "YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY" \ -X POST "https://api-cloud.browserstack.com/app-automate/<api_endpoint>"
App Automate API uses
HTTP Basic Auth for authentication.
You need to pass your BrowserStack’s account credentials in each request. It helps us identify the account from which the API requests are made. BrowserStack’s account credentials include
Your account credentials are also available on the App Automate Dashboard as shown:
You can also view the credentials using Account Settings. In case you do not have your access credentials, sign up for a free trial, or purchase a plan.
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