How to get your session key

Patreon, Fanbox, SubscribeStar, Gumroad

Kemono needs your session key in order to access posts from the artists/creators you are subscribed to. This document details ways to get this key, which vary from browser to browser.

After going to the paysite you want to import, (Patreon/Fanbox/Gumroad/SubscribeStar) you need to find where cookies are located in your browser.

Chrome

  • Click the padlock button in the address bar.
  • Padlock Button
  • Go to Cookies > [site] > Cookies
  • Click the cookie for your service and copy the key next to "Content"

Safari

  • Ensure "Show Develop Menu" is enabled in Preferences (⌘,)
  • Open Web Inspector (⌘⌥I)
  • Go to Storage > Cookies
  • Right-click the cookie for your service and click "Copy"

Firefox

  • Open DevTools by pressing F12 and open the Storage tab
  • Go to Cookies > [site]
  • Go to Storage > Cookies
  • Right-click the cookie for your service and click "Copy"

For other browsers, please consult browser documentation on how to access stored cookies.

Below are the respective cookies for the supported paysites.

  • For Patreon, your session key is under session_key.
  • For Fanbox, your session key is under FANBOXSESSID.
  • For Gumroad, your session key is under _gumroad_session.
  • For SubscribeStar, your session key is under auth_token.

Discord

Getting your token

(Credit to Cancel/Tumult for the infographic.)

Instructions on how to get the channel IDs can be found here.