Getting started with the Live SDK

Find out what’s new, and learn about the settings you can use to make your apps or websites work with OneDrive, Skype, and

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Live SDK developer guide

Read an overview about integrating your apps with Skype, OneDrive, and, and see sample code that shows you how.


Live SDK core concepts

Understand how to authenticate users, get their permission to access their data, and get info about our REST and OAuth implementations.


Live API reference

Get information about how to call the APIs for Windows 8, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, and web apps.

OneDrive API

Create, update, and access documents, photos, and other media stored in OneDrive.


Identity API

Get basic profile information such as the user’s name, date of birth, and more. API

Create and access a user’s contacts and calendars in

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