Zoho Projects API for Developers
This API gets deprecated on September 30th, 2014. Our new REST API V 2.0 reference is here.

How to Use Authentication Token?

To generate the Auth Token, you need to send an authentication request to Zoho Accounts using the URL format below :

URL Format

Browser Mode :


Parameters to be passed along with this URL are:

Parameter Description
EMAIL_ID Provide your Zoho Projects Email ID
SCOPE Specify your value as ZohoProjects/projectsapi
PASSWORD Provide your Zoho Projects password


  • If you are a Google Apps User, you can log into your Zoho Projects account and then use the browser mode format to generate the Authentication Token.

Sample Response:

#Wed Apr 23 03:07:33 PST 2013

Important Notes :

  • The Auth Token is user-specific and is a permanent token.
  • The Auth Token of a user's account becomes invalid if the user is deactivated.
  • You need to be logged into your Zoho Projects account to use the Browser Mode