Work around for VS Code Issue: Error authenticating the refresh token due to: expired access/refresh token

By | November 24, 2021

While working on Salesforce project using VS Code you/user might notice that the VS Code’s refresh command suddenly stopped working. It would give the error “Error authenticating with the refresh token due to: expired access/refresh token”

Error authenticating with the refresh token due to: expired access/refresh token

You would not find any solution online, so mentioned below are the solution details that you can follow.

  • Firstly, delete the “.sfdx” folder from the project folder (which gets created automatically for Salesforce project)
SFDX Folder - Needs Deletion
SFDX Folder – Needs Deletion
  • Secondly, re-authorize the org.
  • And finally refresh/Deploy metadata from Salesforce.
SFDC - Metadata Refresh
SFDC – Metadata Refresh

To sum up, using the steps mentioned above, you can fix the error in the VS Code.

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