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People: getOpenIdConnect

Get a person's profile in OpenID Connect format.

Use this method in place of people.get when you need the OpenID Connect format.

This method is not discoverable nor is it in the Google API client libraries. To learn more, see OpenID Connect for sign-in.


HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/plus/v1/people/me/openIdConnect

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

  "kind": "plus#personOpenIdConnect",
  "gender": string,
  "sub": string,
  "name": string,
  "given_name": string,
  "family_name": string,
  "profile": string,
  "picture": string,
  "email": string,
  "email_verified": "true",
  "locale": string,
  "hd": string
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string Identifies this resource as a person in OpenID Connect format. Value: "plus#personOpenIdConnect"
gender string The person's gender. Possible values include, but are not limited to, the following values:
  • "male" - Male gender.
  • "female" - Female gender.
  • "other" - Other.
sub string The ID of the authenticated user.
name string The user's full name.
given_name string The user's given (first) name.
family_name string The user's family (last) name.
profile string The URL of the user's profile page.
picture string The URL of the user's profile picture.
email string The user's email address.
email_verified string Boolean flag which is true if the email address is verified. This method returns an email address only if it is verified.
hd string The hosted domain name for the user's Google Apps account. For instance, example.com. The plus.profile.emails.read or email scope is needed to get this domain name.
locale string The user's preferred locale.

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