reddit auth problem..?

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  1. SDK Version: 43
  2. Platforms(Android/iOS/web/all): all
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I have copied the code from the example on authorizing a reddit app here Authentication - Expo Documentation.

For reference, here is my code

import React from 'react';
import { Linking } from 'react-native';
import * as WebBrowser from 'expo-web-browser';
import { makeRedirectUri, useAuthRequest } from 'expo-auth-session';
import { Button } from 'react-native-paper';
import { useAppDispatch } from '../../common/hooks/redux';
import { setAuthCode } from '../../common/state/authSlice';


// Endpoint
const discovery = {
    authorizationEndpoint: '',
    tokenEndpoint: '',

const LoginScreen = () => {
    const dispatch = useAppDispatch();
    const [request, response, promptAsync] = useAuthRequest(
            clientId: 'CLIENT_ID',
            scopes: ['identity'],
            redirectUri: makeRedirectUri({
                // For usage in bare and standalone
                native: '',

    React.useEffect(() => {
        if (response?.type === 'success') {
            const { code } = response.params;
    }, [response]);

    return (
            onPress={() => {

export default LoginScreen;

However, when this link opens after pressing the login button, it simply takes me to a page that says ‘You broke reddit.’ without any further errors that might help me debug. I am getting no errors in the console running expo start, so I’m not sure where to go from here. Was the more customization I needed to do to that example code? The snack version of it isn’t building so I can’t verify if it’s just happening on my devices/emulators.

Update, I realized I needed to add my actual client ID in place of CLIENT_ID. I did that and it now takes me to a login screen where I can successfully log in, however rather than sending back success and a token, it tells me bad request, does not redirect, and then returns an object with type: dismiss to the app.

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