April 28, 2018 at 1:47 am #13652
I just discovered InvoiceNinja and it’s awesome. I’m playing around at the moment to assess its capabilities and I love it. So far everything went pretty smoothly: web application installation (self-hosted), configuration and testing on computers. However now I’m having an issue with the configuration of the Android app (I haven’t tested with iPhone). I naturally downloaded InvoiceNinja app v 1.15.0 from Play Store on my Samsung S8 Plus. After setting up web app on the server, the URL and the API_SECRET on the mobile app as per the documentation http://docs.invoiceninja.com/en/latest/mobile_apps.html, I hit the confirm button and got the error message “Something went wrong. Undefined error occured.”
Any help would be much appreciated.
NicoApril 28, 2018 at 2:49 am #13653
The most common reasons we see failures:
1. In correct URL: Test your URL YOUR_URL/api/v1/ping?api_secret=API_SECRET
Should return success
2. Invalid / self signed SSL.December 16, 2018 at 7:55 pm #17556
I am having the same issue. I install invoice ninja on my website, download the mobile app to login and it request that I enter the API_SECRET. I went through the document http://docs.invoiceninja.com/en/latest/mobile_apps.html and i can find the ” .env file”.
Pleased I need the file name where the (.env file) so i can work on it. steps, name and location of the file to access (.env file) will be appreciatedDecember 17, 2018 at 1:03 am #17558
So I have upgraded to 4.5.1 and have tested with the URL: https://YOUR_URL/api/v1/ping?api_secret=API_SECRET
and I get:
“message”: “Invalid token”
I have changed the API SECRET value but I still get the same result.
The SSL certificate is handled by “Let’s Encrypt”.
December 17, 2018 at 1:07 am #17559
- This reply was modified 5 months, 1 week ago by nico.
“First, you’ll need to add an additional field to your .env file which is located in the root directory of your self-hosted Invoice Ninja installation.”
Check in the root of the folder of your app and make sure you can see hidden files.
NicoDecember 26, 2018 at 1:47 am #17848
I am too having problems with the Android app with v4.5.4. I have added the API SECRET key to the env file and the API ping url returns “success” but the app won’t connect.
Looks like it can create a token, though.December 26, 2018 at 1:50 am #17849
I also have problems with Zapier. Never managed to fix it, I’ve given up after trying for many hours and creating one thread here.
I really cannot understand what the heck is going on. Every test so far seems to indicate it is working okay.March 6, 2019 at 9:44 pm #19900
Same issue with me as well.
Downloaded app from Google Play. Setup everything, and I get a message 403: Invalid value for API_SECRET. When I run the ping test above, I get success. I have purchased white label, and the SSL is through LetsEncrypt.March 6, 2019 at 9:54 pm #19901
Scratch that. I commented out API_SECRET and logged in with none. Then logged out, un-commented it, changed it, and it let me log back in.
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