To check the status of an item, you can use the Item Debugger on the Plaid Dashboard. The Item Debugger is a tool that provides detailed information about a specific Item. An Item in Plaid represents a login at a financial institution. Each Item linked within your application will have a corresponding
access_token and a unique
To use the Item Debugger on the Plaid Dashboard, follow these steps:
- Log in to your Plaid Dashboard at dashboard.plaid.com.
- Click on the "Item Debugger" tile. You can also access it by navigating to the "Activity" section in the left sidebar, and selecting "Item Debugger".
- Here, you can enter the
item_idof the Item you want to debug. The
item_idis a unique identifier for each Item. You can find the
item_idin the response of several Plaid API endpoints. For example, when you create an Item using the
/link/token/createendpoint, the response includes an
item_id. Note that you can also use other identifiers in the Item Debugger, such as an
- After entering the
item_id, you can view detailed information about the Item, such as its associated institution, the products it has access to, and its webhook URL.
- You can also see the status of the Item, including any errors that may have occurred.